Contact: Steve Baas, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
414-287-4138, [email protected]

Milwaukee – Steve Baas, Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Public Policy at the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) and spokesperson for the I-94 East-West Econ Connect coalition, issued the following statement regarding Governor Evers’ budget proposal and the included enumeration of the I-94 East-West Corridor project:

“I-94 East-West Econ Connect members commend Governor Evers’ support for the critical I-94 East-West Corridor project. I-94 East-West is a key component of a comprehensive, diversified, regional transportation network of highways, local roads, and public transit. By increasing this vital economic artery’s safety and capacity, this project will benefit the city of Milwaukee, the region, and the entire state of Wisconsin. We’re optimistic that as the legislature weighs in, bipartisan agreement will see this long-delayed project move forward at this crucial time.”

About I-94 East-West Econ Connect: I-94 East-West Econ Connect is a coalition of community development organizations, businesses, institutions, and other entities unified around the need to improve the safety and capacity of the I-94 East-West Corridor to maximize its economic and societal benefits for the region and the state. Contact us at: I94EconConnect.com and Twitter handle @I94EconConnect.

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