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Walker, Neumann wary of high-speed rail’s operating costs

Walker, Neumann wary of high-speed rail’s operating costs

By Larry Sandler of the Journal Sentinel

Both of the leading Republican gubernatorial candidates say they could shut down construction of a high-speed rail line between Milwaukee and Madison if taxpayers are expected to pick up its operating costs.

But both Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and former U.S. Rep. Mark Neumann said they were not opposed to the train route, and both left the door open for finding other ways to fund it.

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