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DOT pick gets new confirmation hearing

Mar 12, 2021 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

MADISON - The state Senate is moving forward with the confirmation of Gov. Tony Evers' pick to lead the state transportation agency more than two years after the governor made the appointment.

Craig Thompson has led the state Department of Transportation since January 2019 but has not been confirmed by the Senate as secretary amid an ongoing standoff between Republicans who control the Legislature and the Democratic governor.

Republicans in the Senate have held off on confirming a ha...