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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke tied among registered voters. Walker and Burke both had 46 percent support.
8 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog
The endorsement can be viewed less about support of Quinn, and more about fear, rejection, and even loathing of Rauner. A statement issued by AFSCME, quoting its director, Roberta Lynch, is telling.
12 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
The Government Accountability Board, which oversees state elections, redesigned ballots this year and Republicans are contending they are confusing. Joe Fadness, executive director of the state Republican Party, said they should be tweaked before the Nov. 4 election.
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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.
Wisconsin Department of Justice officials have refused to launch a pilot program that would have paid for GPS tracking for people under restraining orders, saying the technical language enacting the plan didn't actually give judges the authority to order such monitoring. 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.
Legal battles against state governor's with higher political aspirations keep cropping up. But looking deeper into attacks on Republican governors from Texas, Wisconsin and Louisiana reveals George Soros' checkbook was behind it all - but the news media aren't about to point that out.
Three states are ending a program that qualified residents for extra food paid for by the federal government - including two, New Jersey and Wisconsin, led by potential Republican presidential candidates. Congress in February passed a law to raise the costs of so- called heat-and-eat programs.
If you listen to the commercials for the Wisconsin Governor's race, you will hear numbers. Lot's of numbers.
Schreiber Foods celebrates new downtown home Building improves Schreiber's operations but also is a catalyst for downtown development Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1s4dawI Gov. Scott Walker, U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble and other officials were on hand as Schreiber Foods held a ribbon-cutting on its new headquarters in downtown Green Bay. Schreiber president and CEO Mike Haddad raises his arms Monday afternoon as he is introduced at the dedication of the new corporate headquarters in Green Bay.
One of Neel Kashkari's foremost criticisms of Gov. Jerry Brown is that the Democrat has made California an unfriendly place for business. Too much taxing, too many regulations, and the latest evidence is Tesla's decision to locate its electronic car battery factory in Nevada.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in trouble in his re-election campaign, so he's going back to a strategy that's served him well: divide and conquer. Walker's new plan involves targeting some of Wisconsin's most vulnerable by requiring drug tests for unemployment insurance and food stamp applicants , while using the fact that that's illegal to pick a fight with the federal government: Few details were included on the new proposals, but advocates for the needy said the drug testing proposal for jobless and food stamp benefits would violate federal law - a complication that killed a similar proposal promoted by Republican lawmakers in 2011.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , in a tight race for re-election , released a 62 page plan for "Greater Prosperity for All." Among the proposals, as the Milwaukee Journal-Sentimental reported, is the tired old canard of drug testing recipients of food stamps and unemployment.
The investigation into Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is led by a Republican special prosecutor, was unanimously approved by Wisconsin's nonpartisan Government Accountability Board, and includes the participation of elected county District Attorneys from both political parties. But according to an outlet bankrolled by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the motivation for the "John Doe" probe can be traced back to a "weeping" teacher's union member married to Milwaukee County's District Attorney, John Chisholm.
An early-morning explosion has leveled a Genoa-area home, spraying debris onto a highway and damaging a former fish market. DURAND, Wis.
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