State Rep. Mark Spreitzer
Press Release

Rep. Mark Spreitzer statement on denial of Great Lakes Basin Rail Line

"Today is a victory for the people of southern Wisconsin."

By - Aug 31st, 2017 04:12 pm

MADISON- Today, the Surface Transportation Board rejected a Great Lakes Basin Transportation application to build a 261 mile rail line through Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. In response Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D–Beloit) made the following statement:

“Today is a victory for the people of southern Wisconsin. The coordinated and diligent organizing by residents and groups opposed to the project are responsible for this success. I applaud the Surface Transportation Board’s decision to listen to those who would have been adversely impacted and deny the application. We must remain vigilant regarding similar projects in the future, but today, we celebrate.”

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by State Rep. Mark Spreitzer

Rep. Mark Spreitzer pushes to protect Wisconsin taxpayers

"Due to Governor Walker’s weak negotiating, Wisconsin will be forced to use taxpayer dollars to write Foxconn yearly checks for up to $312 million..."

Rep. Mark Spreitzer statement on Article V convention

"An Article V convention is an untested, uncontrollable, and undemocratic risk that would open Pandora’s Box to rewrite our U.S. Constitution."

Rep. Spreitzer Announces New Program to Attract New Farmers

As Wisconsin’s current farmers age, our economy must find new farmers to take their place.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *