Government/Politics

Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin State Legislature should be commended for their work to enact pro-growth policies at the state level that will engender true economic expansion in the Badger State.
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Milwaukee Area Technical College will get $2.6 million in Wisconsin Fast Forward grant funds from the state to train up to 546 workers for in-demand fields, Gov. Scott Walker announced today.
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The final tally from the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance has shown that 165,782 Wisconsin residents enrolled in coverage under the Affordable Care Act during the open enrollment period.
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On behalf of our nearly 600-strong city and village members of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, I applaud Gov. Scott Walker lifting the moratorium on the Historic Preservation Tax Credit on buildings certified by the State Historical Society and the National Park Service as “Historic.”
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As Milwaukee's chief executive, Mayor Tom Barrett has made it a priority to ensure that small businesses receive the tools they need to prosper and grow. Small businesses are undoubtedly a central force in our economy's ability to thrive. However, finding resources important to achieving success can be a challenge with the many obstacles that often arise in today's economic climate.
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President Barack Obama's administration stepped up pressure Wednesday on states like Wisconsin that have refused to expand Medicaid eligibility under his health care overhaul, issuing a report saying expansion would improve access to care, help contain people's costs and create jobs.
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A federal judge on Wednesday gave prosecutors, a conservative group and two unnamed parties more time to review which documents could be unsealed in a secret investigation into whether Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and right-leaning organizations broke a campaign finance law.
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On the final day of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in with a landmark ruling on contraception this week.
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On the final day of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in with landmark rulings on contraception and union dues.
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