By Reps. Ron Kind, Tammy Baldwin, Michele Bachmann and Sean Duffy
Special to Roll Call
Feb. 13, 2012, Midnight
Backing for this bill runs across the political spectrum, including Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D), Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D) and Al Franken (D), and Wisconsin Sens. Herb Kohl (D) and Ron Johnson (R).
Suggestions that the project needs to go through yet another redesign are not productive and are only meant to delay the construction of a top transportation and safety priority for Wisconsin and Minnesota. We urge our colleagues to support this important transportation project that meets the current and future transportation needs of the citizens and communities it serves.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.