MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Mayors and city officials from across the state are calling on lawmakers on the Legislature’s budget-writing committee to restore funding that Gov. Scott Walker proposes to cut. Racine Mayor John Dickert said Wednesday that Walker’s budget would cut cities by $136 million, but only about 60 percent of that would be [...]
A town hall meeting on workers’ rights will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday in Racine. The town hall meeting, which is open to the public, was called in response to Gov. Scott Walker’s recent proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for working families across Wisconsin, including thousands in Racine County. State Reps. [...]
Published: April 30, 2010
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The battle over the proposed Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter line is as much about the future of development as it is about construction of a railroad.
Dustin Block firstname.lastname@example.org John Dickert has been involved in the highs and lows of Racine development. “I’ve failed,” Dickert said. “But I’ve also had successes. And when I do fail, I just keep getting up and working hard.” Dickert is one of two candidates, along with state Rep. Bob Turner, to survive an 11-candidate primary [...]