Milwaukee protest against Governor-Elect's decision to tank high speed rail
Service Employees International Union Healthcare employee Alicia Treadwell holds a sign that declares, "Killing Talgo kills jobs" during a rally Monday at City Hall in support of high-speed rail. People gathered for a rally at Milwaukee's City Hall on Monday in support of high-speed rail. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced it would pull nearly all of the $810 million in stimulus cash awarded to Wisconsin for a 110-mph line linking Milwaukee and Madison because Governor-elect Scott Walker had vowed to kill the project. Credit: Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
See "100 rally to protest Walker's rejection of rail money" from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.