Gov. Scott Walker says he is open to raising Wisconsin's gas tax to access federal infrastructure money, a position that comes after he refused to raise the tax last year.Read More »
Opponents of Gov. Scott Walker's proposed welfare overhaul, which calls for what would be some of the nation's toughest work requirements for food-stamp recipients, said Wednesday that the proposed changes would be counter-productive and put up obstacles to getting out of poverty.Read More »
Republican Gov. Scott Walker will use his State of the State speech on Wednesday to outline an election-year set of plans built on some long-held Democratic priorities, including guaranteeing insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, while appealing to conservatives by further toughening state welfare-program requirements.
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Wisconsin's Senate District 10 special election was seen by many as a preview of things to come in the 2018 mid-term elections. It also appears to have served as a sort of proxy battle between union and non-union groups in the construction industry.
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Gov. Scott Walker is calling on the Wisconsin Legislature to pass a welfare overhaul plan this year that would impose tougher work requirements, additional drug testing and a new photo-identification requirements for food-stamp recipients.Read More »
State lawmakers gave favorable recommendations on Tuesday a trio of bills meant to draw more young people into apprenticeships and ultimately the trades.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker called on the Republican-controlled Legislature on Tuesday to act this year to turn Wisconsin's troubled youth-detention center into an adult prison, calling for a faster schedule than he had originally proposed just two weeks ago.Read More »
Longtime Democratic Madison Mayor Paul Soglin joined the race for Wisconsin governor on Wednesday, immediately tying Republican Gov. Scott Walker with President Donald Trump and attacking both of them as violating and undermining American principles of fairness and equality.Read More »