Wisconsin should get tougher on unemployed people who apply for jobs to meet work-search requirements but then skip the interview, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Wednesday as he advocated for eliminating a $300 a week additional payment to the unemployed.Read More »
As Enbridge Energy started construction this week on one pipeline in Minnesota, it was receiving support from a coalition of union trades groups for its plans to rebuild part of its Line 5 natural gas line in northern Wisconsin.Read More »
A group of construction associations has joined the fight to prevent state government from publicly identifying businesses with COVID-19 outbreaks.Read More »
Attorney General Josh Kaul has restored the state Department of Natural Resources' power to consider, when granting permits, whether high-capacity wells might drain area water bodies.Read More »
Interest groups spent $16.7 million lobbying the state Capitol during the second half of 2019, a big drop from the same period two years earlier, according to a WisPolitics.com check of filings.Read More »
A bill that would make it a felony to trespass on the site of a pipeline project earned the state Senate's approval on Tuesday.
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Recently a spokesperson for Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce told the Wisconsin State Journal, “We don’t want to make it too comfortable to remain unemployed.”Read More »