Tag archive for ‘MADISON’
By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Agency’s reluctance on records worries openness advocates

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is wrong to keep secret the names of some people who publicly commented about Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to drug-test Medicaid applicants, open More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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In this exercise class, instructor teaches in sign language

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - In her new water exercise class, Delores Erlandson understands where to move her arms and legs by looking at the instructor. For Erlandson, who is deaf, that's remarkable. Typically, in such More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Wisconsin police can test substances at state crime lab

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin police officers now are able to test unidentified powders at the state crime lab after concerns were raised about exposure to a lethal drug called fentanyl. The Wisconsin State Journal More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Wisconsin Senate leader wants bipartisan Foxconn deal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Republican leader of the Wisconsin state Senate is reiterating that he wants bipartisan support for any incentives that may be extended to Taiwan iPhone manufacturer Foxconn. Senate Majority More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Lawmakers demand USDVA reconsider homeless vet funding

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - More than half of Wisconsin's state legislators are asking federal officials to reconsider their decision to defund a program that provides housing for homeless vets at two of the state's three More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Wisconsin doctor fired over alleged misconduct loses appeal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled that a doctor who allegedly had inappropriate sexual contact with three female patients was properly fired. The appeals court on Thursday overturned a Dane More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Wisconsin DOJ to publish list of open record requestors

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state Department of Justice has started publishing a list of pending record requests online. The agency announced in a news release Wednesday that it has added the list to its website at More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Wisconsin Republican Party outraises Democrats

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Republican Party has nearly 50-times as much cash on hand as the state Democratic Party through the first six months of the year. Reports filed this week with the state show Republicans More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Men facing murder charges after robbery bystander suffers heart attack

MADISON, Wis. — Two men accused of stealing $4,300 from a Wisconsin fast-food restaurant are facing murder charges after a bystander suffered a fatal heart attack during the armed robbery. A criminal complaint More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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UW warns anti-abortion bill could worsen OB-GYN shortage

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Republican bill that would block University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty from training resident physicians in abortions would worsen a shortage of obstetrics/gynecological providers in the More...