Declared September 16 as POW – MIA Recognition Day throughout WI.
If approved, $500 million in bonding for transportation would be the lowest since 2001-03.
If approved, transportation bonding in this budget would be the lowest since 2001-03. That’s 16 years ago!
On site of the Lake Wissota Bridge project in Chippewa Falls. #accountablegov
Maintenance and safety spending goes up 13% or $69.7 million in this budget proposal. #accountablegov
We put $18 bil into transp. system over past 6 years. That's $2 bil more than Gov. Doyle did in previous 6 years.
More are employed in WI than ever, unemp. at 15 yr low, % working one of highest in 🇺🇸 Now isn't time for gas tax ⬆zN
Visited the Business 51 Project in Plover. #accountablegov
The budget proposed for State Highway Rehabilitation would be the largest ever. #accountablegov
As I understand, no delays, preserving conditions & eliminating any bonding would require about doubling the gas tax
Visited the WIS 441 Bridge project in Neenah. #accountablegov
I39/90 and 10/441 on schedule. Major project budget includes over $560 million in funding. #accountablegov
Might "cost less" to do 5 remodeling projs on home at once but you only do them as can afford them. Same with DOT.
Stopped by the I-39/90 Expansion in Edgerton to discuss the proposed 2017-2019 DOT Budget. #accountablegov
The total increase for local aids is $65 million over last budget. #accountablegov
Our proposed DOT budget is structured to ensure the hardworking families of WI do NOT see tax or fee increases.
Total borrowing authorized by the Leg. since 2003-2005 budg. has ranged b/t $1.3 bil. to $590.9 mil. in 2007 – 2009.
WI’s total long-term obligations are among the lowest in the nation: pewtrusts.org/en/multimedia/…
Our admin. increased general transportation aids in 2015 for counties and municipalities.
Register for 6th annual financial literacy summit at Lambeau Field Oct. 4 economicswisconsin.org/Lambeau.html #StudentSuccess
Proclaimed September 11-17 as “Rail Safety Week” throughout Wisconsin.
Proud the "Secretary Kitty Rhoades Music & Memory Grant" will cont. the hard work of Kitty:
Honored to talk with Ambassador Sasae to discuss WI / Japanese relations.
Pleased to join the Midwest U.S. / Japan Association Opening Ceremony this morning.
Met with representatives of JETRO to discuss trade opportunities between Japan and WI.