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5 min ago | WSAW

Wisconsin Private-Sector Jobs Grow 1.3% Within a Year

Gov. Scott Walker's administration released the preliminary figures late Thursday.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US Governors

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Riopell: Candidates working Labor Day angles

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, left, is running for re-election against Repubican Bruce Rauner -- and the campaigning will just continue during the "official" start of fall campaigning, Labor Day.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Koch-Sucking Republican Governors Association Caught On Video Heaping Praise On Evil Koch Brothers

What do the Koch brothers get for their campaign funding and lavish hospitality? Anything they want.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Liberal Political News


State brings in $281 million less than expected

According to a report released by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue , the state pulled in about 280 million dollars less in tax revenue than expected for the last fiscal year.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US News, US Governors

Daily Kos

Scott Walker's budget implodes. $1.8 BILLION in Wis deficits

The state Department of Revenue on Thursday released the figures for the fiscal year that ended in June.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tax, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Healthcare Law, Law

Daily Kos

And the Bad News Keeps Rolling in for Scott Walker

The Scottenfreuden continues! And now Scott Walkers election year "big budget surplus" has now become a deficit.


Related Topix: US Governors, Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, Tax, US News, Liberal Political News

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Governor Scott Walker appoints Jackson County judge

Today, Governor Scott Walker appointed Anna Becker to serve as judge of the Jackson County Circuit Court, replacing recently retired Judge Thomas Lister.


Related Topix: Jackson County, WI, US Governors

Door Reminder

The tax collection shortfall is about 2 percent less than expected.

State tax collection shortfall: $281M That's about 2 percent less than anticipated.


Related Topix: US Governors


Burke passes on public appearance with Obama - again

Mary Burke, Wisconsin's Democratic nominee for governor, will not appear in public with Barack Obama when the President travels to Milwaukee on Monday to mark Labor Day in the key 2014 battleground state.


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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New DVDs for release Sept. 2

DRAFT DAY NFL-sanctioned, and -staffed, drama centered on the challenges facing the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, played by Kevin Costner, on the day of the college draft.


Related Topix: US Governors, Wisconsin, Entertainment, Drama, Television, They Came Together, Wendy and Lucy, Movies


CNN reports Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

TMZ reported that the comedienne was undergoing a procedure on her vocal cords in a clinic when the incident occurred.


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WBAY-TV Green Bay


Gov. Scott Walker's administration has warned the Forest County Potawatomi tribe that it could lose about 2,000 slot machines if it succeeds in withholding its $25 million annual payment to the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Milwaukee, WI, Green Bay, WI

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Mary Burke keeps her lead on Scott Walker, but it's tight

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Representative Bruce Braley, Susan Collins, Republican


What you need to know: Thursday

WEATHER: Patchy fog early this morning, otherwise mostly clear skies turning cloudy by the afternoon.


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Morning Must Reads: August 28

President Barack Obama and lawmakers in Congress are mulling whether he needs formal authorization to expand the fight against the militant group ISIS, a politically perilous question for both sides as the midterm elections loom Calling all pot farmers: the federal government is looking to buy, soliciting proposals to "harvest, process, analyze, ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Metal, Isis, US Governors, University of Southern California

Detroit Free Press

Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Nikki Haley, South Carolina, Chris Christie

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Walker Says He'll Take His Time Making Casino Decision

Gov. Scott Walker says he won't cave in to pressure. Wednesday, Kenosha leaders called on him to immediately approve the construction of a huge tribal casino at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park.


Related Topix: US Governors, Wisconsin, Jim Doyle


Governor Walker approves Mason Street Bridge improvements in Green Bay

As part of his efforts to create jobs and make sure Wisconsin is open for business, Governor Scott Walker approved $3.3 million to improve the Mason Street Bridge in Green Bay, Brown County.


Related Topix: US Governors, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

Daily Pundit

Just Ban Public Employee Unions

Noam Scheiber makes a good case for the importance of the Wisconsin governor's race at the New Republic .


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Hillsdale College, Conservative Political News


New MU poll on shows tight race for Wisconsin governor

The latest Marquette University Law poll shows Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke both coming out on top.


Related Topix: US Governors, Marquette University