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Capitol Newsletter: Road funding on collision course with tax cuts
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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) has outlined a smorgasbord of ideas to fund roads and mass transit for the next biennium but it may be destined for a head-on collision with Republican talk of cutting taxes. The people who build roads love the wish list. Government watchdog groups are wary, especially fearing the suggestion that general-fund revenues - rather than transportation fees and taxes - be used to finance mass transit.