‘Scott-holes’ campaign counters Walker’s ads at the gas pump

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A union-led advertising campaign lampooning Gov. Scott Walker over road funding is expanding amid a close governor’s race in which transportation has become a big topic of debate, with a series of video advertisements set to play on TV screens at gas pumps at nearly 100 gas stations throughout the state. > DailyReporter.com

Walker proposes funding increase for town roads

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Gov. Scott Walker is proposing to increase state funding for town roads, a pledge that comes amid re-election attacks from Democrats that he hasn’t done enough to fix Wisconsin’s roads. Walker announced his intentions Monday, but did not release details of the plan. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Walker broadcasting campaign ad on gas pump screens

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Gov. Scott Walker is taking his argument against raising the gas tax straight to voters at the pump. Walker’s campaign unveiled an ad Tuesday that will play on screens at gas stations as people are refueling. In the spot, Walker hits Democratic opponent Tony Evers for being willing to raise the gas tax to pay for roads. > AP News

Gwen Moore calls for investigation into WisDOT

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In an effort to determine whether there has been a pattern of overpaying contractors and other misspending by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore is calling for a review of the agency’s federally funded projects, saying: “We cannot afford such wasteful mismanagement.” > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Evers tells transportation forum he will make roads a top priority

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers said he would make fixing roads a priority when he spoke Tuesday at a forum hosted by the Transportation Development Association. “We’re going to stop kicking the can down the road when I’m governor,” Evers said at the forum. > Appleton Post Crescent

Walker talks roads, gerrymandering in Mauston

As Gov. Scott Walker hits the campaign trail in his third reelection bid, two topics remain popular in the state’s political discourse: roads and gerrymandering. > Wisc News

Walker dismisses former transportation chief’s heightened criticism of his roads stance

Gov. Scott Walker is dismissing fresh criticism from his former transportation chief, who says Walker isn’t leveling with Wisconsinites about the consequences of his approach to funding the state’s transportation system. > La Crosse Tribune