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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Assembly to vote Tuesday on raising speed limit on rural interstates

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The Wisconsin Assembly is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a Republican bill to raise the speed limit on rural interstates. The bill would make it legal to drive 70-miles-an-hour on the "I" outside of major cities -- and over the following year, the D-O-T would have to study the safety factors in raising the 65-limit on other four-lane highways. The original version of the bill spelled out two dozen places where the allowable speed would rise.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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