For Immediate Release 

April 17, 2015

Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) 

Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette)


joint release 

Transportation Fund Sees Improvement

MADISON - On Friday, the co-chairs of the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee (JFC), State Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette), released the following statement regarding the improving condition of the transportation fund:


"Transportation is the backbone of our economy. We are happy to report the transportation fund is $72 million higher than previously estimated by Governor Walker's budget plan. With the many needs in the state, the improved forecast will help ease some of the challenges we are facing in investing in our infrastructure."