Tag archive for ‘MADISON’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Madison author overcomes limitations to achieve his dreams

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - For 11 hours a day Steve Salmon secludes himself in his office, decorated as a shrine to the Green Bay Packers, to work alone - save for the company of his sweet-tempered cat Lindy. Most people More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Wisconsin 2016 job gain smallest in 6 years

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A new report shows Wisconsin added the fewest jobs in 2016 of Gov. Scott Walker's six years in office. The data released Friday from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the state added More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Republican lawmaker alters UW free speech proposal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Republican lawmaker is refining his bill that would punish students who disrupt speakers after critics said it was too vague. Rep. Jesse Kremer amended his bill Friday to limit punishable More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Walker administration renews self-insurance push

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker's administration is still trying to coax Republican legislators to adopt a shift to a self-insurance model. Under self-insurance, the state pays for health insurance for 250,000 More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Walker to rattle cage on roads, panel to vote on tuition

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker was to urge lawmakers to reach a deal on road funding, while the Legislature's budget committee was likely to reject Walker's proposed tuition cut for the University of Wisconsin. More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Details of Walker welfare reforms set for legislative vote

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Welfare reform proposals from Gov. Scott Walker up for approval by the Legislature's budget-writing Joint Finance Committee on Thursday include: - Requiring childless adults in the state's main More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model. More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Advocate: Trump’s budget hurts Wisconsin’s rural children

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The leader of an advocacy group for children says President Donald Trump's proposed cuts to public assistance programs would disproportionately hurt children in Wisconsin's rural areas and non-white More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Defendant protesting outside of court house loses appeal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A defendant who tried to give a juror a flyer denouncing the judge about to consider his case has lost an appeal. The 2nd District Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the contempt of court More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Wisconsin’s youth prison hit with another lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A 17-year-old boy who was an inmate at Wisconsin's embattled youth prison is suing the facility, alleging he suffered substantial physical and emotional abuse while there. The Wisconsin State More...