Finance Committee tweaks Walker’s plan to spend greater-than-expected federal transpo funds

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The Joint Finance Committee tweaked Gov. Scott Walker's plan for a boost in federal highway aids, putting more of the money toward fixing Wisconsin's deteriorating bridges and less into knocking out I-94 north-south to, at least partially, benefit the Foxconn plant in Racine County.
The discussion turned into a rehash of the long-running debate over transportation funding, the quality of Wisconsin's roads and GOP priorities for highways. Dems also continued to slam Foxconn, portraying the move to direct money to I-94 as another cost to taxpayers to help the foreign corporation.
GOP Sen. Howard...

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