Wis. Leader Backs 70 mph Speed Limit
Posted at: 08/18/2013 7:53 AM
| Updated at: 08/18/2013 7:54 AM
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he'll back a proposed bill that would raise state speed limits from 65 mph to 70 mph.
A Journal Times of Racine report says the Rochester Republican mentioned the bill during a luncheon Friday hosted by the conservative group Americans for Prosperity.
Vos says the bill is the idea of state Rep. Paul Tittl, a Manitowoc Republican. Vos says the move would bring Wisconsin in line with its neighboring Midwestern states.
Vos also says several election-related changes will be brought up when legislators return for the fall session in mid-September.
One is a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow recalls only in the case of criminal wrongdoing or malfeasance in office. Another would involve tweaks to failed voter ID legislation.
Information from: The Journal Times
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