A program in Wisconsin designed to help small companies retain workers during slow business periods has taken off after changes were made in response to the coronavirus pandemic to allow more employees to qualify.Read More »
His voice nearly gone following all-night negotiations, Robin Vos stood on the floor of the Wisconsin Assembly just after sunrise and calmly made the case for legislation meant to take power away from the incoming governor.Read More »
Wisconsin Democrats reeling from historic losses in last week's election and grappling with how to bounce back say they must do a better job articulating their vision, particularly to working and middle class workers who used to be reliably on their side.Read More »
The law hardly could be clearer or more unequivocal: Wisconsin state statute 16.705(8) requires the state Department of Administration to file a report by Oct. 15 of each year regarding the hiring of outside contractors to perform services for state agencies.Read More »
A proposal to move the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions to an office building in Middleton is being decried by state and local officials as a needless expense and contrary to a state policy that urges keeping agencies in central Madison.Read More »
It's a long shot that bike path backers will recoup the $5 million for trail projects they lost in the state budget, said state Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison.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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