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Mr. Boyd believes Laffer's book "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States" has all the answers to our economic woes. I disagree; Laffer's book is nothing but a mind-numbing, self-serving rehash of an old discredited GOP theory.
Most state agencies have submitted their budget requests for Wisconsin's upcoming 2015-17 budget. These requests are worth taking a look at because they can give some insight into Governor Walker's priorities for the next budget.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker's 2013-15 state budget proposal called for providing $3 million for DOJ-issued grants to local police and government units to cover GPS tracking for people subject to domestic abuse and harassment restraining orders. The plan got a cool reception from Republicans on the Legislature's powerful budget committee, however.
In March 2013, Gov. Scott Walker celebrated passage of a new iron mining law on the factory floor of Milwaukee's P&H Mining Equipment. The bill was the most significant environmental legislation in Walker's term in office and one of many victories in which business interests have prevailed.
Chef Andy Tenaglia , culinary instructor at WCTC in Pewuakee, explains to student Daniel Eckoldt of Wauwatosa how to debone chicken while preparing Wisconsin Apple Chicken. Culinary student Chelsea Martin makes chocolate mousse under the tutelage of instructors Andrew Schneider and Kurt Fogle at Milwaukee Area Technical College.
If you listen to the commercials for the Wisconsin Governor's race, you will hear numbers. Lot's of numbers.
The inaugural Rock Be Their Voice concert took place Saturday, Sept. 13 in Milwaukee and raised awareness of the devastating effects that domestic violence, animal abuse and bullying have on society.
Madison has been named No. 1 on Livability.com's second annual list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live .
Anissa E. Weier is led into a Waukesha County courtroom in Waukesha, Wis. Weier and her classmate Morgan E. Geyser are accused of luring their friend to a wooded area in Waukesha where the victim was held down and stabbed 19 times, police said.
Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement that voters show photo identification when casting ballots. The law had been on hold, after being in effect only for the low-turnout February 2012 primary, following a series of court orders blocking it.
Deer hunters are being asked to save deer heads or to use partnering taxidermists so they can test animals for Chronic Wasting Disease.
An increase in rent for cropland in Wisconsin is strapping grain farmers who are dealing with plummeting prices for corn. Competition among farmers for land to grow crops or dump manure helped lead to an increase of about 8 percent for rented cropland this year compared to 2013, analysts said.
This undated photo provided by the Wisconsin Historical Society shows First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing.
Wisconsin Republicans have turned their backs on everyday Wisconsin families in favor of extreme partisan ideology in Act 20, the recently enacted 2013-2015 state budget. While Republicans spent the past several months cutting backroom deals among themselves and extreme special interests, I was here in our community, listening to the concerns and priorities of my constituents.
Authorities in western Wisconsin say a trench wall collapsed in Pepin County, killing a 56-year-old man and a 2-year-old boy. DURAND, Wis.
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