A coalition of five labor unions on Monday filed the third lawsuit to be pursued to challenge legislation Wisconsin Republicans passed last year to curtail the powers of the governor and state attorney general.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers, in his first State of the State speech Tuesday, called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to scale back a corporate-tax credit to pay for reducing income taxes, make sacrifices to find a bipartisan transportation plan and work together to bolster spending for schools.Read More »
Contractors well know that governors can shape the regulations their industry is subject to not only by passing legislation but also re-interpreting laws already on the books.
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A coalition of liberal-leaning groups planned to file a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to void laws passed by Wisconsin Republicans who were trying to reduce the powers of the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general.Read More »
Although Democrats held on to a U.S. Senate seat and appeared to score a big victory in the governor's race, they were unable to seize outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan's seat or send former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl's nephew to Congress.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker faces the toughest battle of his political career. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is trying to fend off a no-holds-barred Republican challenger. And Democrats are trying to seize the congressional seat now held by House Speaker Paul Ryan, which has been under Republican control for 23 years, as well as reclaim the majority in the state Senate and retake the attorney general's office after more than a decade of GOP control.Read More »
The Wisconsin Building Trades Council announced Thursday that it has endorsed a group of Democrats seeking state and federal offices in the general election scheduled for Nov. 6.Read More »