On Air Now

Current Show

Jerry Bader   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Call The Jerry Bader Show at 1-888-455-1360

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
64° Feels Like: 64°
Wind: W 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Mostly Sunny 74°

Tonight

Thunderstorms Early 55°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 79°

Alerts

Faster Wisconsin Speed Limit Proposed

Speed Limit 35
Speed Limit 35

MADISON, WI (LEARFIELD-WSAU)  Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he will back a bill to raise the state’s speed limit to 70 miles-per-hour. Current speed limits are at 65, Vos says the additional five miles-per-hour would help interstate and highway traffic in the state.

A similar bill in 2005 was introduced, but never passed. Several Midwest states have increased speed limits recently, including Illinois – who recently passed a similar bill and now awaits approval from the Governor.

A public opinion poll from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel shows about 66-percent of Wisconsinites want an increase in speed limits.

Comments