The seven people who work in Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s office should be grateful.
Gov. Scott Walker on Friday signed into law a bill creating a program that gives employers an alternative to laying off employees when work slows.
Gov. Scott Walker’s administration reported Thursday that Wisconsin added more than 62,000 private sector jobs over the first two years of his term, less than a quarter of the 250,000 he promised to create by 2015.
The state’s Republican-controlled budget committee voted, 12-4, on Wednesday to reduce Wisconsin’s budget for land stewardship, which sets aside land for public purposes, by millions of dollars two years after reducing it by $26 million.
A plan to develop digital land maps of the entire state will benefit from a motion to increase the cost of registering deeds that the state’s Joint Finance Committee passed Wednesday.
Wisconsin’s budget surplus grew by $500 million Thursday, leading to a bipartisan call by state lawmakers and Gov. Scott Walker to put some of the money toward public schools two years after money was cut by more than $1 billion.
State Assembly Democrats warned Wednesday that reform for one county in the state easily could mean the same thing for any municipality.
The troubles for Gov. Scott Walker’s chief economic development agency continued to mount Tuesday, with the news that its newly hired spokesman quit amid reports he owed $36,000 in back taxes.
Gov. Scott Walker might be going too far, according to a nonpartisan fiscal report, if he cuts 65 percent of the staff jobs at a state commission that mediates labor disputes.
The Legislature’s budget committee has adopted parts of the state Department of Transportation’s plan to close a $63.5 million deficit in the state’s roads fund.