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2014-10-13

Group questions donations, Medicaid decision

The leader of a government watchdog group is trying to link campaign contributions to Governor Walker and Republicans, to the governor's decision to turn down federal funding to expand Medicaid. Mike McCabe of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says the governor…

posted 2014-10-13 13:01 by WHBY

Leaders spar over future of Voter ID

The leaders from both parties in the Assembly are looking to the future in the battle over voter ID. The U.S. Supreme Court put the photo ID requirement on hold for the November election, in a ruling last week. Republican…

posted 2014-10-13 13:00 by WHBY

NWS: Expect below-normal winter temps

The cold weather pattern we've been in for the past 1-1/2 years will likely stick around this winter. That's the feeling of Meteorologist Roy Eckberg of the National Weather Service office in Green Bay. He says it's likely that a…

posted 2014-10-13 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton police setting policy for SWAT vehicle

A new military-style SWAT vehicle will not be used for things like crowd control in Appleton. Interim Police Chief Jim Lewis says the armored vehicle isn't designed for that purpose. He says it will only be used for dangerous situations…

posted 2014-10-13 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton schools to finalize budget

The Appleton school district is working on its budget for the current school year, and the district's chief financial officer says property taxes will be going up. Don Hietpas says a referendum that voters approved last February added more than…

posted 2014-10-13 05:03 by WHBY

G.B. DMV moving for remodeling

The DMV in Green Bay will be in a different spot for the next year. Don Genin is the agency's operations manager for the northeast region. He says the Vanderparren Way office is closing, so crews can make a series…

posted 2014-10-13 05:02 by WHBY

2014-10-11

Walker, Burke square off in debate

The first debate in the race for governor highlighted some strong differences between Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Voter ID, the collective bargaining law and jobs were among the many topics the candidates discussed during their…

posted 2014-10-11 06:30 by WHBY

2014-10-10

Voter ID changes likely to cause confusion

The court decision on voter ID could leave Wisconsin voters confused. Menasha city clerk Debbie Galeazzi says poll workers will likely be dealing with a lot of questions from voters, because of the frequent changes over showing a photo ID.…

posted 2014-10-10 13:05 by WHBY

Civil rights group responds to voter ID ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court announced last night that the state's voter ID law will not be in effect for the November election, and the leader of a group that's fought the law isn't surprised. ACLU Wisconsin executive director Chris Ahmuty…

posted 2014-10-10 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh Defense workers in demand

Up to 370 workers from the Oshkosh Corporation will be looking for a job, following a mass layoff planned for December, but a local economic development official is optimistic that they'll find a new job, quickly. Oshkosh Area Chamber of…

posted 2014-10-10 13:03 by WHBY

Debate offers unfiltered look at candidates

Tonight's debate between the main candidates for governor, gives voters across the state a chance to see the candidates together, for the first time. Marquette University Law School political science professor Charles Franklin says the debate format also allows voters…

posted 2014-10-10 13:02 by WHBY

Lawrence endowment has record year

Lawrence University's endowment set a for the last fiscal year and that's good news for students and the campus. Christopher Lee is the schools vice president for finance and administration. He says the endowment was worth nearly $250 million at…

posted 2014-10-10 13:01 by WHBY

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