Wisconsin Senate Leader Says He’s Open to Tolling Roads

Associated Press reports, “The Republican leader of the Wisconsin state Senate says he is open to toll roads. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald [link added] said Tuesday [January 3] at a news conference that adding toll roads in Wisconsin is ‘not going away’ as part of the discussion about how to raise money to pay for roads. The state faces a nearly $1 billion transportation budget shortfall. Fitzgerald says tolling is ‘not something you want to take off the table.’”

AP also reports on the January 3 opening of Wisconsin’s new legislative session.