If Wisconsin Democrats really wanted to find a way to push through a high-speed rail line between Madison and Milwaukee – or any other lofty initiative – they should have found a way to associate it with the University of ...Read More »
Welcome to Trending Topics, a (mostly) daily feature that will glance at the top news items and opinions of the day. It seems like only a couple weeks ago Wisconsin lawmakers were bickering in dramatic fashion over whether to approve ...Read More »
By James Briggs If Gov.-elect Scott Walker wants to radically redraw plans to convert a Madison power plant, the contractor behind the project would sure like to know what the changes entail. The Boldt Co., Appleton, is waiting for clarification ...
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By Paul Snyder La Crosse County has more than $20 million in highway work it cannot afford. And unless a bill to repeal a 17-year-old tax limit becomes law, County Administrator Steve O’Malley said, the situation will get worse: The ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Builders, local officials and school board members are at odds over the value of a bill that would mandate green construction on public projects. But that mixed reaction is not affecting state Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens ...
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