Good. Let’s have time for the debate before the election and well before the next budget.
Gov. Scott Walker has redoubled his resistance to increasing gas taxes or vehicle fees to fund Wisconsin roads, saying near-term spending on large highway expansions instead must be curtailed.
In a letter to Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb, Walker also instructed him to submit his agency’s budget request by Sept. 15 instead of Nov. 15 to “allow for a full public discussion.”