Quantcast

Tag Archives: Huebsch

Search for waste yields complaints

By James Briggs Nearly three months into Gov. Scott Walker’s tenure, some lawmakers and state workers are declaring the governor’s attempt to identify wasteful spending a failure. Walker in January established the Commission on Waste Fraud and Abuse intended, in ...

Read More »

Fight over union law heads to court 
(UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration insists a new law eliminating most collective bargaining rights for state employees has gone into effect. Other state and municipal leaders who dispute that are looking ...

Read More »

Unions rally to fight budget repair bill (PHOTO SLIDE SHOW)

By James Briggs Feeling backed into a corner by Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for public employees, thousands of public and private union workers filled the state Capitol and surrounded the square Tuesday. Those who arrived ...

Read More »

Walker rejects biomass boiler for power plant

By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker scrapped plans Thursday to convert a power plant to run on natural fuels such as wood chips and paper pellets, a move that could save up to $100 million ...

Read More »

Clean Energy Jobs Act unknowns put lawmakers on edge

By Paul Snyder The mystery surrounding changes to the state’s Clean Energy Jobs Act is sowing distrust among lawmakers who fear new policy with no input. “I don’t have a major problem if the changes are based on what was ...

Read More »

Clean energy bill lacks details

By Paul Snyder Critics of Wisconsin’s clean energy bill are calling for a sharper focus on specific job creation numbers and a detailed explanation of how much the proposal will cost. “The cost is something we need to know and ...

Read More »

Lawmakers draw battle lines on energy bill

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State lawmakers started poring over a sweeping renewable energy bill Wednesday, establishing battle lines as the measure inches toward a vote. The bill creates new renewable fuel standards, lifts Wisconsin’s ...

Read More »