Tom Barrett

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5 Jun, 2012

Wins recall election

Wins Election

Walker wins the recall election against Tom Barrett by about 7%.

Tonight we tell Wisconsin, we tell our country, and we tell people all across the globe that voters really do want leaders that stand up and make the tough decisions.

30 Jul, 2007

Public transit disputes

Makes Statement

County Executive Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Barrett argue over how best to use $91.5 million in federal money for transit. Walker opposes using money for rails, instead wanting road vehicles including hybrid express buses in designated lanes. Barrett sees wisdom in road vehicles but is adamant about building a three-mile street car circuit. Walker also proposes that sales tax revenue from automobile sales be used for transit.

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