Among the dozens of bills on its plate Wednesday, the Wisconsin Senate will be taking up Legislation that would make approvals of state projects easier.Read More »
In a mad dash to the finish, the Wisconsin Legislature plans to vote this week on several bills that would lower insurance costs, reduce taxes and toughen welfare requirements, many of which are a part of Gov. Scott Walker's re-election platform.Read More »
By Paul Snyder Campaigns for the state Legislature and the growing debate over transportation spending are likely to collide in the November elections. Many Wisconsin counties are lining up advisory referendums to ask voters if they support a constitutional amendment ...
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By Matt Pommer A watchdog group is blaming large legislative campaign donations for what the group calls a tepid approach to tightening drunken driving laws. In the last decade, the booze industry — including manufacturers of alcohol products, distributors and ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker says he favors a law limiting the hours the Legislature can work. That is a silly idea, regardless of whether the curfew is 8 p.m. or 10 p.m. A curfew invites the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Timing and money are confusing the board in charge of building the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail. For the project to begin, the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority needs the state to approve new legislation and the federal government to ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org The Wisconsin County Highways Association wants a video eye on motorists driving through road construction zones, but the group first needs to bypass skepticism in the Legislature. “There are a lot of generic concerns about enforcing laws ...Read More »