Kleefisch, Michels spar over gas tax in radio debate

Aerial view of the Wisconsin Capitol and surrounding neighborhoods in Madison, Wisconsin.
Aerial view of the Wisconsin Capitol and surrounding neighborhoods in Madison, Wisconsin.

Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and construction exec Tim Michels sparred over Wisconsin's gas tax with Michels saying “you can take it to the bank” that he will never raise gas taxes.
The two Republican gubernatorial candidates yesterday during a live event on conservative Dan O’Donnell’s WISN radio show said they oppose increasing the state’s gas tax. Michels said his opponent was being unfair and disingenuous in response to a question about his position on the gas tax after taking hits from Kleefisch campaign ads for leading groups that wanted to raise the 32.9 cent-per-gallon gas tax.
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