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11/04/15

Can Paul Ryan help get a long-term transportation deal done?

There has certainly been a flurry of activity in Washington, D.C. Despite a great deal of controversy, Congress reached a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown and the House of Representatives elected its youngest speaker since 1869 — and the first one from Wisconsin.

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10/05/15

Cost of doing nothing adding up

Here we go. The real life impacts of kicking the can down the road on transportation funding are now being felt. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently announced a several year delay of the five most significant improvement projects in Wisconsin other than the Zoo Interchange. Judging from the reaction, people do not seem happy.

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09/01/15

What can we learn from the Trump phenomena?

No matter where you stand on Donald Trump, there is no arguing that he has taken the presidential race by storm. Pundits and casual observers alike continue to debate how high his ceiling is and offer reasons why his message is resonating with a significant number of Americans.

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08/04/15

Here’s to no unwanted headlines at the 97th PGA Championship

Next week, the eyes of the world are going to be on Sheboygan and its magnificent Whistling Straits golf course, as the last golf major of the year — the 2015 PGA championship — begins on August 13. The headline we don’t need to see is yet another about a traffic accident along Highway 23.

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06/30/15

Can our bad roads be good for tourism?

As the debate over the transportation fund continues to hold up passage of the state’s biennial budget, one is left to wonder if we are indeed through the looking glass.

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 Debby Jackson assumed the role of executive director of the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin after more than 15 years with the organization. In addition to her vast experience in association management and transportation advocacy, Jackson has a background in business. She leverages the breadth and depth of her professional experience, along with her knowledge of the membership and mission of TDA, to be a strong voice for robust transportation infrastructure in Wisconsin. Jackson started her career as a staff auditor with Price Waterhouse, which led to a series of accounting and corporate management positions with a major national retailer.

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