Sunday, June 5, 2016

Update: Feeling vulnerable, Rep. Ed Brooks distances himself from Scott Walker on transportation funding

As quoted in 6/3/2016 press release, "Fix Our Roads!":

Brooks is being challenged by Art Schrader.

Original 4/30/2015 post, "Is Ed Brooks worried that he's toast in 2016?", starts here.

Concerned that quadrennial Democrats voting in the 2016 Presidential election could tip the balance in his opponent's favor?
Brooks: Shield colleges, extension from UW cuts.   (Baraboo News-Republic, 4/29/2015)
Brooks, R-Reedsburg, introduced the motion to exempt UW-Extension from possible system-wide cuts. Rep. Romaine Quinn, R-Rice Lake, introduced a similar motion to protect the system’s two-year colleges.

The two lawmakers announced the moves jointly in a collaboration that reflects the rural character of both men’s districts.

 A Libertarian Party candidate garnered 2.8% of the vote in 2012.

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