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Rally held to ask Gov.-Elect Scott Walker to back high speed rail line
MILWAUKEE Labor leaders and politicians rallied Monday in support of a high-speed rail project, mocking Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walkers efforts to scuttle the deal by refusing the $ 810 million in federal stimulus funding.
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Did Chicago-style Politics Kill Wisconsin’s High Speed Rail?
Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker (AP Photo/Andy Manis) The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is reporting that Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker accepted nearly $ 130,000 in campaign contributions from highway construction firms and their employees between January, 2009 and August, 2010. That number doesn’t include tens of thousands of dollars of contributions made to the Republican Governors …
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