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Wisconsin won’t name businesses with COVID-19 cases

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is retreating from its original plans to name businesses and other places where there have been at least two confirmed cases of the coronavirus after businesses groups and Republican lawmakers came out as opposed to the idea.

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WHAT’S IN, WHAT’S OUT: Evers cuts Kaukauna bridge, tolling study from budget; keeps design-build

Gov. Tony Evers, surrounded by Democratic lawmakers and members of his Cabinet, speaks about his proposed state budget on June 20 at the state Capitol. Evers’ administration is recommending new groundwater-quality standards for 27 substances found to be a threat to public health, including compounds known as PFAS. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)

In signing his first biennial budget on Wednesday, Gov. Tony Evers tossed out a number of GOP-sponsored infrastructure provisions, including a bridge project in the district of a key Republican lawmaker and rules that would make it easier for gravel quarries to operate in Wisconsin.

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GOP’s Jacque says shoeleather will help him clear ‘blue wave’ chatter on Tuesday

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An architect of Wisconsin's prevailing-wage repeal who won a tough-fought battle in May to secure his party's nomination for an open state Senate seat says he's confident his shoe-leather campaigning will make up for the fundraising disadvantage he faces in Tuesday's special election in northeast Wisconsin.

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