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Walker criticized for budget move

There’s bipartisan criticism of Walker administration plans to delay $108 million in state debt payments to help balance the current budget. State Senator Rob Cowles (R-Green Bay), who’s served in the past on the budget writing Joint Finance Committee, said…

posted 2015/02/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Governor Scott Walker won’t meet with Menominee

With a final deadline now just days away, it doesn’t look as if Governor Scott Walker will be meeting with Menominee tribal representatives who are hoping to have him reconsider his rejection of the tribe’s Kenosha casino plans. “It’s kind…

posted 2015/02/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

FAA proposes new regulations for drones

Federal aviation officials are out with a proposed set of guidelines for the commercial use of drones, which could provide some guidance for operations hoping to implement the technology for everything from surveying crops to inspecting bridges. Brian Landers, a…

posted 2015/02/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker writes letter to Menominee Tribe rejecting Bucks proposal

Governor Scott Walker is rejecting an offer from the Menominee Tribe to help fund a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. The Tribe last week proposed giving the state $220 million to help fund construction of a new arena. In…

posted 2015/02/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Polls open for Wisconsin spring primaries

Voters across the state are heading to the polls today for spring primary elections. Most of the races appearing on ballots are for county and municipal offices, local school boards, and judicial vacancies. The Republican primary in the 20th State…

posted 2015/02/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Democrats propose modified Medicaid expansion

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is being asked to accept federal dollars for Medicaid expansion. Two years after Walker and Republicans in the legislature changed the eligibility requirements for Wisconsin’s BadgerCare program – a change which resulted in the elimination of…

posted 2015/02/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Governor Scott Walker announces administration changes

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced numerous changes to his administration on Monday, including the departure of Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch to the state Public Service Commission. Huebsch will be succeeded as DOA Secretary by Scott Neitzel, who last…

posted 2015/02/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lawmakers look at John Doe changes

A Republican state lawmaker wants to place new limits on Wisconsin’s John Doe court proceedings. The legislation from state Representative Dave Craig (R-Big Bend) would limit the use of often secret John Doe investigations to violent and drug crimes, likely…

posted 2015/02/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Strong opener for Wisconsin sturgeon season

Sturgeon spearers had to deal with cold and windy conditions over the weekend, but that did not appear to impact their totals much. The season got off to a strong start on Lake Winnebago on Saturday, with the fifth-highest total…

posted 2015/02/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Governor Walker to speak at another conservative event Iowa

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is heading back to Iowa. The governor is planning another trip to Iowa later this spring, as he continues to explore launching a campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. The Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition says…

posted 2015/02/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Federal lawmakers seek deeper probe into Tomah VA

Four of Wisconsin’s U.S. representatives are asking the House Veterans Affairs panel to hold a hearing in Tomah on reported over-prescriptions, wait times, and other issues at the city’s VA medical center. Republicans Sean Duffy and James F. Sensenbrenner, and…

posted 2015/02/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin officials warn of Valentine’s Day scams

If you’re looking for love on Valentine’s Day, make sure the gifts you receive don’t include identity theft. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection has issued a warning urging residents not to get too personal in sharing…

posted 2015/02/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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