Rep. Peter Barca Statement on the Department of Transportation Audit
“The GOP has let the taxpayers of Wisconsin down.”
MADISON – Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) issued the following statement on the Department of Transportation audit:
“The Republican leadership’s neglect of our roads is as inexcusable as it is unacceptable. Our crumbling infrastructure is costing taxpayers and hurting our economy. This is yet another hurdle for our struggling middle class and our slow job creation.
“The GOP has let the taxpayers of Wisconsin down. We are in a crisis state, and we need to take immediate action.”
Press Releases by State Rep. Peter Barca
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