WI Governor Tony Evers’ transportation secretary signals he wants to raise the gas tax or vehicle fees

Gov. Tony Evers’ pick to lead the Department of Transportation signaled Thursday he would recommend raising the gas tax or vehicle fees to help pay for roads as he convened a task force. Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson said he believed more money was needed for transportation and the best way to get it would be to increase gas taxes or vehicle fees. He noted a 2014 amendment to the state Constitution guarantees those funds will be used for transportation…