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2014-10-23

Impact of Petri snubbing Grothman likely limited

The Republican in the race for the state’s Sixth Congressional District will not get the incumbent’s support, but a political expert says it may not hurt him too badly. Retiring Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI) told a Fond du Lac newspaper…

posted 2014/10/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bill Kramer pleads no contest to sexual assault charges

The former Assembly Republican leader accused of sexual assault has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors. State Representative Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) entered a no contest plea this week in Waukesha County Circuit Court to two misdemeanor counts of fourth…

posted 2014/10/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

DNR looks for feedback on conservation plans

The state Department of Natural Resources is asking members of the public to voice their thoughts on key conservation plans. The agency is currently reviewing its Wildlife Action and Fish, Wildlife, and Habitat Management plans. DNR conservation biologist Tara Bergeson…

posted 2014/10/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-22

Democrats file lawsuit over training videos

The head of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin says the public has the right to know what’s on training videos that feature Republican candidate for attorney general Brad Schimel. Democrats are suing the state Department of Justice, after the agency…

posted 2014/10/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lawmaker wants audit of Walker’s plane use

A state lawmaker wants an audit of the governor’s use of state planes. Representative Melissa Sargent wants an audit of the usage and costs associated with state aircraft by Governor Scott Walker. “Governor Walker’s been using the state plane more…

posted 2014/10/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

President Obama to campaign for Mary Burke in Milwaukee next Tuesday

Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke is getting some presidential help on the campaign trail. The Burke campaign confirmed Wednesday that President Barack Obama will campaign with the Democratic nominee in Milwaukee next Tuesday. A specific time and location for…

posted 2014/10/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Three teens dead in Shawano County crash

Three teenagers were killed in a head on collision in Shawano County late Tuesday afternoon. It happened on Highway 22 at Friendship Road southwest of Shawano. Officers arriving on the scene in the Town of Eau Plaine found that the…

posted 2014/10/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin Assembly Republicans looking to next session (AUDIO)

The election is still two weeks away, but Republicans in the state Assembly are already turning their attention to the next Legislative session. Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and fellow GOP lawmakers outlined their ‘Forward Agenda‘ Tuesday at the Capitol. Vos…

posted 2014/10/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-21

Timing of latest John Doe records release raises questions

The Milwaukee County executive’s office released another wave of documents Tuesday, seized during a John Doe investigation that resulted in the convictions of six people tied to Governor Scott Walker when he was in charge of that office. The timing…

posted 2014/10/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Mary Burke votes early in Madison

Mary Burke cast her vote Tuesday in Wisconsin’s closely contested governor’s race. The Democrat cast her early absentee ballot at the Madison clerk’s office – and there were plenty of media on hand as she did. Burke said she wants…

posted 2014/10/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Alleged haunted house groper faces charges

A haunted house attraction in Racine County scares some visitors for a different reason. An abandoned country bar and restaurant along I-94 gets made up every year to prey on people’s emotions, but one of the show participants is accused…

posted 2014/10/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Senator Tammy Baldwin doesn’t see need for Ebola travel restrictions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin says Congress needs to debate a policy towards ISIS. “I certainly believe that there is a role that the Congress of the United States should have already played, but we still have opportunities to have a…

posted 2014/10/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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