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Wisconsin Governor Doyle Explains Why He's Shut Down Rail Project He Supports
Monday, November 08, 2010 - 08:05 PM
Last week Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, an adamant rail supporter, suddenly stopped all work on his state's high speed rail projects. He did it because Governor-elect Scott Walker has said he plans to kill the $800+ million dollar project citing cost concerns.
Here's Governor Doyle's explanation for shutting down the rail projects he fought so hard for. It's as bittersweet as you can get in a press release. (Double click on the image and you should be able to see it full size)