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Gov. Walker Requests Disaster Funds for Extreme Winter Damage

The governor's office says the FEMA declaration would help pay for $11.3 million in damages from broken water mains and frozen water towers.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

How negative ads could sway the Governor's race

The race for Governor has taken a negative turn in recent weeks. Republican Governor Scott Walker's campaign released an ad on July 18, criticizing Walker's administration for awarding state money from the Wisconsin Economic Development corporation to two companies that outsourced jobs.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin

Booze, boats and DMR: New details revealed at Scott Walker's sentencing

U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett sentenced Scott Walker, a private consultant and former congressional staffer, to 18 months in prison, saying beforehand how Walker and his father abused the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.


Related Topix: US Governors, Trent Lott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, D'Iberville, MS, Ocean Springs, MS, Federal Prisons, Prison, Boat Disaster


Wisconsin's gubernatorial race is dead heat

This is the second Marquette Law School poll in a row showing the race to lead the state of Wisconsin is tight.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Marquette University, US Governors

Mother Jones

Glenn Beck Tells Common Core Activists They Shouldn't Mention His Name

At a "night of action," the conservative bombthrower advises opponents of the education standards that his radiocative reputation may not help their fight.


Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, North Carolina, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WIBA-AM Madison

Federal declaration requested for winter damage

Walker has requested a federal disaster declaration to help pay for about $11 million in damage to broken water mains and frozen water towers due to the extreme cold.


Related Topix: US Governors, Kenosha, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

2: Fire Rips Through Farm House in Brown County

After gaining control of the fire, crews remained on scene to put out hot spots.


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Rhinelander college gets $1.9 million state grant

RHINELANDER - Nicolet Area Technical C ollege was awarded $1.9 million in state grants Tuesday to train up to 303 students for in-demand jobs, such as welding and nursing assistants.


Related Topix: US Governors, Marketing

Gov. Christie visits Colorado for fundraiser

Christie will be at a noon fundraiser in Denver Wednesday for the Republican Governor's Association, which Christie chairs.


Related Topix: US Politics, Chris Christie, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Denver, CO, John Hickenlooper, Nikki Haley

WNFL-AM Green Bay

GAB votes down allowing poll watchers to use cameras

The Government Accountability Board voted 4-2 Monday to uphold a previous ban on observers taking pictures of voters -- including themselves and their relatives.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014



More than a month has passed since a handful of tornadoes swept through Southeast Wisconsin.


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The Progressive

Scott Walker Swift-boats Mary Burke

In his latest ad buy, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker attacks his Democratic opponent Mary Burke for making millions as an executive at the business her father founded, the Trek Bicycle Company, while that company outsourced jobs to China to manufacture bicycle parts.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US News, US Senate, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin, US Governors

N.Y. GOP candidate for governor questions lack of support from Christie

A GOP candidate running for governor in New York is calling on Governor Christie to relinquish his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association after Christie said Monday that he wouldn't campaign across the Hudson River unless the race tightens.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Andrew Cuomo, Fort Lee, NJ, Greenwich, NJ


Obamacare ruling could affect Wisconsin families

A decision by a federal appeals court Tuesday could jeopardize subsidies for Wisconsin families who purchased health care through federal exchange plans.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors


Elections Board to Consider Allowing Cameras

The Government Accountability Board is meeting Monday to consider lifting the ban on poll observers taking pictures or video while watching the process of people registering and signing in to vote.


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Among Hoosier politicians, ambition tops common sense

There are those among us who want to rewrite our nation's Constitution. Our forefathers risked everything for that document.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014


Governor announces plans for a new rest stop in La Crosse

Right now the rest stop is used as a place to stretch your legs and use the restroom, but the state thinks it can be used as so much more, and another major project that's going on in the area right now is presenting a perfect opportunity for change.


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Common Core is not the problem: testing, paranoia, and pandering are

Last week, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker finally got off the fence and called for the state's lawmakers to "repeal Common Core and replace it with standards set by people in Wisconsin."


Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Cedarburg, WI, Wauwatosa, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker, Mary Burke trade jabs over Trek Bicycle jobs, taxes

Gov. Scott Walker stepped up his attack on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke and her family's bicycle business Monday by accusing the company of not paying state corporate income tax.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tax, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Marquette University, Outsourcing

Business Journal

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says cost of his Medicaid plan worthwhile in long term

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker 's administration acknowledges a $93 million budget shortfall in the Department of Health Services is due mainly to his Medicaid program, but insists the state's taxpayers won't end up with the bill.


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