By Andrew Taylor AP Writer Washington — With a Senate impasse causing federal furloughs and threatening the unemployment benefits of thousands, the top Republican on Tuesday predicted quick passage of a stopgap measure to extend help for the unemployed and ...Read More »
By Andrew Taylor AP Writer Washington — A retiring Republican senator on Tuesday again blocked the U.S. Senate from extending unemployment benefits and health insurance subsidies for the jobless. Sen. Jim Bunning objected to a request by Sen. Susan Collins, ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer Republican U.S. senatorial candidate Terrence Wall says he favors a flat-rate federal income tax system to make it easier for Americans. His comments came in a newspaper story in which the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel put his net ...Read More »
By Andrew Taylor AP Writer Washington — Companies that hire the unemployed would claim new tax breaks under a jobs-promoting bill the Senate passed Wednesday, delivering President Barack Obama and Democrats a much-needed victory. The 70-28 vote sends the bill ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan An insurance requirement in the U.S. Senate’s health care bill targeting small contractors has opponents worried lawmakers are unfairly singling out the construction industry. “That concerns me,” said Gary Roehrig, president of Roehrig & Savola Builders Inc., ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Construction and development experience does not guarantee industry support for two Wisconsin congressional candidates. “It’s always a tremendous opportunity to have a member of your industry running for office because they’re people who actually know the business,” ...
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