To reduce borrowing in the state budget, Republicans might delay financing a new home for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and refrain from buying two university residence halls.
If the country goes over the so-called “fiscal cliff” in January, it could mean a loss of several hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue to Wisconsin and force Gov. Scott Walker to propose a more austere state budget than he hoped.
Two Wisconsin lawmakers are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reject a request by the owners of the SS Badger ferry to continue dumping coal ash into Lake Michigan.
The semi-public agency charged with overseeing economic development efforts in Wisconsin did not track how much was owed on $8 million in overdue loans for more than a year, leading Gov. Scott Walker to promise dramatic corrective action.
Published: March 16, 2012
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The state’s Joint Finance Committee on Wednesday rejected a motion to build a Milwaukee train shop, a move Democrats say clears the way for a lawsuit from a Spanish train manufacturer.
By James Briggs State lawmakers Tuesday took measures to reclaim portions of the Capitol building from protesters who have crowded inside for more than a week. Only the east and north wings of the Capitol were open to the public, and extra police officers were called in, including dozens who stood outside entrances to both [...]