By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Jim Doyle and Lt. Gov. Barb Lawton are both out of the state this week, begging the question: Who’s in charge? Doyle departed for a 10-day trade mission to ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants to require public buildings be constructed to green standards despite fears by project owners that the law would bust their project budgets. State Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, has introduced a bill ...
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By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A broad coalition of Wisconsin business and labor officials, mayors, environmentalists and others urged the Legislature on Thursday to approve regional transit systems to ease congestion, improve transportation and create ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Jim Doyle has approved a law that will require state agencies to make sure their contractors are performing the work in the United States, with certain exceptions. Doyle signed the bill Wednesday. One sponsor, Rep. ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Milwaukee won the competition for Talgo’s Wisconsin manufacturing plant, but the company still is considering Milwaukee and Madison for a train maintenance building. The $810 million federal grant to build a Madison-to-Milwaukee high-speed rail line includes $41.7 ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Jim Doyle says he’s open to approving a scaled-back clean energy bill as long as a key provision setting new renewable energy standards remains in tact. Doyle said the crux of the sweeping measure being ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder When Ken Germanson began his lobbying effort in 1995, the union historian envisioned teachers spending days covering the history of organized labor. Nearly 15 years later, Germanson has his law requiring labor history be taught in Wisconsin’s ...Read More »