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State labor contracts

This was the week 31,000 unionized state workers thought they would receive 2.5 percent raises. That won't happen on time because the Republican-controlled Legislature has not approved the contracts.

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Sore losers

Republican legislators are suing Gov. Jim Doyle over a gaming compact he negotiated with the Forest County Potawatomi Community. Their reasons? They say the agreement the Democratic governor reached with the tribe is unconstitutional in that it illegally

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Constructive Comments

Constructive Comments By Dick Snow April 4, 2003 Dick Snow Longevity can be short-lived It was déjà vu all over again last week when we read that Guenther-Wagner-Johnson would be closing its doors voluntarily after more than 50 years of ...

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Liaisons with peer groups gain momentum

Last week, we noted that the essence of associations is "family, community and relationships." Sharing information and ideas has long been a focused benefit of the American Subcontractors Association, as well as many other successful groups. This past we

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Paving moratorium is bad business

Regarding the Milwaukee paving moratorium announced Friday in The Daily Reporter, the city should have taken just the opposite approach and expanded its paving program that would have created more family supported jobs for ar

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Oak Creek position disappointing

A vote by Oak Creek's city leaders in favor of the proposed agreement with We Energies is essentially a vote against the future health, environmental and economic vitality of Oak Creek and the rest of southeastern Wisconsin.

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