articles tagged "Legislature"

GOP Seeks to Limit Absentee and Early Voting

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 | ioby
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Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to limit the hours municipal election clerks can accommodate in-person absentee voting. more »

Governor Walker Reverses Course on Money for Disabled Workers

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 | buzz
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As any high-speed rail enthusiast will tell you, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker holds a legendary disdain for federal funding. Recently, however, the governor has reversed course one such federal funding stream: aid for vocational training and rehabilitation for disabled workers. Last month, Walker announced that he would support SB 274, a bill introduced into the State Senate by Democrat Jennifer Schilling. SB 274 would increase state spending on the disabled by three point nine million dollars to leverage an additional fourteen million dollars in federal funding. Tegan Wendland from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism joined host Brian Standing on October 7, 2013 with the latest on the governor’s turnaround. more »

Lawmakers introduce ill-fated medical marijuana bill

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 | ioby
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Madison area legislators are introducing another bill to legalize medical marijuana. But is its fate doomed at the State Capitol? more »

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