Economy & Business
5:37 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Affordable Car Loan Program Helps Milwaukeeans Get to Work

The YWCA Southeast Wisconsin is administering the Ways to Work affordable car loan program for Milwaukee parents.

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Jennifer de Montmillon of the YWCA Southeast Wisconsin.
Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Ways to Work participants Torey Johnson and Miranda Vogelman.

A new program is helping some Milwaukeeans who struggle to get financing get a car loan - to help them get to work.

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Politics & Government
1:18 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Highway 41 Could Become Interstate By 2014

The starting point of U.S. Highway 41 is located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Credit Chicago Man/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the Wisconsin DOT's Tammy Rabe.

Part of next year's road construction could be plans to convert U.S. Highway 41 into an interstate.

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8:00 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Increased Freight Rail Traffic Slowed Due to Old Lines

Freight Rail lines once discontinued in Wisconsin, are being returned to service.
Credit Randen Pederson,

You may not often see them, but plenty of trains crisscross Wisconsin these days carrying freight. The state and rail companies have been bringing old lines back to life because of increased demand, but much work is needed.

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Politics & Government
3:42 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

State Lawmakers Grapple With Huge Transportation Deficit

The Joint Finance committee will take up the state transportation budget on Tuesday.
Credit Ann Althouse, Flickr

One of the big budget items coming before the Legislature’s Joint Finance committee Tuesday will be transportation.

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