Wisconsin families with school-aged children would receive a one-time $100 tax rebate this summer and state sales tax would be waived on certain purchases the first weekend in August under a deal Gov. Scott Walker and Assembly Republicans announced on Thursday.Read More »
Allowing open-road tolling on Wisconsin's interstates is the only plausible way to raise state money to match whatever federal funding could be coming for transportation, Republican state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald told county officials on Wednesday.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 »