The amount of bonding called for in Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget would not cause the state to surpass a borrowing limit recommended in a report commissioned by the legislature.
A block grant program will no longer be administered by Wisconsin’s semi-private economic development agency after concerns were raised by the federal government.
The Wisconsin Department of Administration said Wednesday the nonprofit Wisconsin Executive Residence Foundation will seek private donations for the project.
A highly anticipated report ordered by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled Legislature and released Monday recommended no changes to Wisconsin’s $77 billion pension system.
The law hardly could be clearer or more unequivocal: Wisconsin state statute 16.705(8) requires the state Department of Administration to file a report by Oct. 15 of each year regarding the hiring of outside contractors to perform services for state agencies.
Published: March 16, 2012
Tags: Alberta Darling, Antonio Perez, cartoon, Joint Finance Committee, Jon Richards, Lena Taylor, Mike Huebsch, Rail, Robin Vos, Talgo, train, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
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.
Wisconsin residents have waited a long time to get a good look at the state’s checkbook.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will seek $2.5 million for the final design of a Milwaukee train maintenance building rather than using an Illinois station for the service.
Published: June 15, 2011
Tags: Bill Sturtevant, budget, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Mark Klipstein, Mike Huebsch, Robin Vos, Scott Walker, SEA, State Engineering Association, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, WisDOT
By James Briggs State workers again are facing uncertainty as measures originally passed in March to eliminate collective bargaining rights are set to become law. After the state Supreme Court‘s ruling in favor of Gov. Scott Walker’s bill, Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch announced Wednesday that the law would take effect June 29 and [...]