to sell state properties up for vote
A wide-reaching change that would allow the state to sell off
properties ranging from prisons and power plants to University of
Wisconsin dormitories and state highways is up for approval before
the Legislature's budget committee.
DNR to waive fishing, trail fees for weekend
The state Department of Natural Resources is planning to waive
fishing, hiking and all-terrain vehicle fees for the first weekend
ACT tests for 11th graders up for vote
Every high school student in Wisconsin would take the ACT
college entrance exam during their junior year under a proposal up
for a vote in the Legislature's budget committee.
would require state to offer HSAs
Government workers in Wisconsin would have to be offered a
high-deductible health insurance plan with a health savings account
under a proposal to be voted on Tuesday.
budget committee to review sand mining plan
Wisconsin's budget-writing committee is scheduled to review
provisions in Gov. Scott Walker's spending plan that would pull
money from the state's environmental management fund to cover sand
to consider double-dipping changes
Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to more than double the amount of
time a public employee must stay retired before being hired for
another job is up for consideration this week by the Legislature's
move gives state more control on construction
Democrats said a move to standardize erosion control rules for
commercial construction sites is another effort by Republicans to
take power away from local authorities.
Superior lighthouse free for the taking
Minn. Wisconsin's historic Superior Entry lighthouse is free for
Pug Fest attracts 1,700 dogs
Milwaukee Pug Fest, billed by organizers as the largest such
event in North America, had its best year yet.
budget committee to consider DNA expansion
Wisconsin lawmakers are set this week to consider Gov. Scott
Walker's plan to take DNA from anyone arrested for a felony and
anyone convicted of any crime.
storms rumble across E Minn., W Wis.
Skies turned dark and the rain came down in torrents as severe
storms rumbled across eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Allis police arrest man in woman's death
ALLIS West Allis police have arrested a 48-year-old man in the
death of a 63-year-old woman who was found in a hallway of her