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Even though the general election in Wisconsin’s race for governor is still months away, the campaigns of both incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker and likely Democratic challenger Mary Burke are already shifting into high gear. Both campaigns have been out with ads that spar over the issue of outsourcing jobs and Burke’s role at Trek […]

Wisconsin’s attorney general claims there’s no fundamental right for the state to grant marriage licenses to same sex couples. In a 188-page filing with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen argues the due process clause of the U.S. Constitution does not require the state to give same […]

Damage done by severe winter weather has the state seeking a federal disaster declaration for eight counties. Governor Scott Walker has requested the declaration from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Chippewa, Clark, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Marathon, Milwaukee, Winnebago, and Wood counties. If approved, it would help those areas pay for an estimated $11.3 […]

Milwaukee lifts its cap on the number of taxis that can operate in Wisconsin’s largest city. It’s a victory for individual taxi drivers in Milwaukee and smartphone-based businesses that want to compete with existing cab companies; so says Larry Salzman, an attorney with the Institute for Justice. A coalition of cab drivers joined the law firm […]

  The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all types to help prevent a blood shortage and ensure an adequate blood supply. According to the communications director at the American Red Cross, someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion every two seconds, and every day the Red […]