Items in Kooyenga’s transpo plan drew skepticism earlier from Assembly GOP leaders

Nine months ago, Assembly GOP leaders sought to downplay proposals to repeal the prevailing wage, eliminate roundabouts and rely on local fees to address the state’s transportation issues.
Now, they’re all key components of the transportation-tax plan state Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, unveiled yesterday.
But Assembly GOP leadership is also faced with a different task now than it was in August, when it was just selling members on the state needing to raise more revenue for road work. GOP Assembly leaders now are trying to get members behind a far-reaching plan that doesn’t just address th...

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