NEENAH, Wis. (AP) — Proposed cuts to school aid dominated the fourth and final public hearing on Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed state budget in Neenah. The Appleton Post-Crescent reports a steady stream of teachers, parents and students criticized Walker’s ...Read More »
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Another public hearing on Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s state budget proposal will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. The Joint Committee on Finance started in ...Read More »
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 ...
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By Jack Zemlicka It’s been almost 50 years since the second version of the University of Wisconsin Law School was built on Bascom Hill. While the current law school, in trying to keep up with the times, has undergone several ...Read More »
By James Briggs The state Department of Natural Resources has agreed to buy 2,714 acres along the Wisconsin-Michigan border from We Energies. If approved by the Joint Committee on Finance, as well as Gov. Jim Doyle, the DNR‘s $3.25 million ...
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By Justin Kern Special to The Daily Reporter Supporting toll roads in the state could mean doom to an office seeker’s campaign. But advocates for tolls and other revenue sources say avoiding tolls altogether could mean worse for the roads ...
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By Ann Knoedler If the Marshfield Clinic can come up with at least $10 million in just over five years, the state of Wisconsin will provide the other $10 million in the form of a grant, and a rural dental ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Republican lawmakers insist a proposal for the state to kick in $10 million for construction of a nonprofit dental school is a pet project when Wisconsin can least afford it. “We are clearly seeing the politics of ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants Wisconsin to tap the brakes on high-speed rail between Milwaukee and Madison. State Rep. Brett Davis, R-Oregon, announced Tuesday he will introduce a bill that would prohibit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation from ...Read More »