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2014-07-24

Walker, Burke tied in new Marquette poll

Republican Governor Scott Walker is slightly ahead of his likely Democratic challenger Mary Burke among registered voters in the latest Marquette Law School Poll. Though, Burke leads by one point among likely voters. Poll Director Charles Franklin says the numbers…

posted 2014/07/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-07-23

Walker claims Burke trying to ‘have it both ways’ (AUDIO)

Even though the general election in Wisconsin’s race for governor is still months away, the campaigns of both incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker and likely Democratic challenger Mary Burke are already shifting into high gear. Both campaigns have been out…

posted 2014/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Van Hollen argues no fundamental right to same sex marriage

Wisconsin’s attorney general claims there’s no fundamental right for the state to grant marriage licenses to same sex couples. In a 188-page filing with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen argues the…

posted 2014/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wisconsin seeks FEMA disaster declaration for 8 counties

Damage done by severe winter weather has the state seeking a federal disaster declaration for eight counties. Governor Scott Walker has requested the declaration from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Chippewa, Clark, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Marathon, Milwaukee, Winnebago,…

posted 2014/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Another call for blood

  The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all types to help prevent a blood shortage and ensure an adequate blood supply. According to the communications director at the American Red Cross, someone…

posted 2014/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Milwaukee lifts cap on taxi limits

Milwaukee lifts its cap on the number of taxis that can operate in Wisconsin’s largest city. It’s a victory for individual taxi drivers in Milwaukee and smartphone-based businesses that want to compete with existing cab companies; so says Larry Salzman,…

posted 2014/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-07-22

State Republicans file complaint over Trek ad

The state Republican Party is accusing the Trek Bicycle Corporation of using corporate tax dollars to help a Democratic candidate for governor. The Party argues Trek is trying to aid Democrat Mary Burke’s bid for governor with a full-page advertisement…

posted 2014/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Elections agency bans poll observers from using cameras

The state Government Accountability Board has voted to continue banning the use of cameras in polling places by election observers. State lawmakers had asked that the board allow the use of cameras, unless it would disrupt the voting process. State…

posted 2014/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Court rulings prompt confusion on ObamaCare subsidies

A pair of federal court rulings on Tuesday are causing some uncertainty over whether those buying insurance through federal health exchange will continue to qualify for subsidies. In one case, an appeals court in the District of Columbia Circuit ruled…

posted 2014/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Report shows Hulsey campaign for governor raised $2,500

One of the Democrats running for Wisconsin governor is far behind his primary opponent when it comes to raising cash for his campaign. A report filed with the state Monday shows gubernatorial hopeful Brett Hulsey raised just under $2,500 in…

posted 2014/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Federal judge dimisses Johnson lawsuit

A federal judge in Green Bay is throwing out a lawsuit against provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which was filed by U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI). Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, argued that an ObamaCare rule forced him to treat…

posted 2014/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

UW System president touts UW research

The President of the University of Wisconsin System called on technology business and education leaders to promote UW research. Speaking at the Science and Technology Symposium held at UW-Eau Claire, UW System President Ray Cross said university-based research affects our…

posted 2014/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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