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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 has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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