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Lawmakers Consider How To Get DOT In Line

The auditors told the committee about the trouble they encountered collecting basic information from the DOT. The department new secretary, Dave Ross, told the committee things were already changing under his management. Watch and comment »

The Governor and the Speaker

[Madison, Wisc...] The most serious opposition to Governor Scott Walker's budget proposal won't come from Democrats. Instead, it's fellow Republican, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, who has probably been the most outspoken critic of Walker's budget when it comes to specifics. Watch and comment »

Walker Presents "Reform Dividend" Budget That Hikes Spending, Slashes Taxes

After spending weeks rolling out aspects of his 2017-19 budget proposal, Governor Scott Walker delivered his budget address today in front of a joint session of the state legislature. Walker said his budget, which increases spending in a number of key areas and reduces taxes, is made possible by an improving economy and prudent fiscal management - which he calls the "Reform Dividend." Watch and comment »

Gov. Walker Announces New Welfare Reform Plan

MacIver News Service - Governor Walker announced his new welfare reform plan on Monday with the goal of removing barriers between being on welfare and getting a job. He says it's human nature to want to work, but the welfare system makes it difficult for people trying to work their way up by immediately cutting their benefits off. Watch and comment »


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