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Gov. Scott Walker addresses a group of about 100 supporters inside the Valley House banquet hall north of Hudson on Friday afternoon.

Governor comes to Hudson to sign law advancing bridge project

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Gov. Scott Walker came to Hudson Friday afternoon, June 24, to sign two bills into law.

Before a group of around 100 supporters in the Valley House north of the city, the governor signed a bill freeing the state to spend up to $225 million for construction of a new bridge over the St. Croix River south of Houlton and Stillwater, Minn.


The law eliminates a requirement that Wisconsin receive a federal grant of at least $75 million for the project before going forward with it.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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