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Walker Talks Economy and Education in State of the State Address
(WORT) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered the annual State of the State address this week. The Governor was to turn the corner on a failed presidential run in 2015 and lackluster approval ratings.
Budget Deal Reached But Passage Still Uncertain
MADISON (WORT) — Negotiations over Wisconsin’s state budget have officially entered overtime. The biennial budget is supposed to be passed by the start of the fiscal year but in-fighting amongst Republican lawmakers over several issues has delayed passage for many weeks.
Walker Refusal to Raise Revenue Furthers Budget Stalemate
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin Republicans have reached an impasse on how to reduce borrowing for roads and other infrastructure. Governor Scott Walker’s pledge to block any fee or tax increase only complicates matters. Dylan Brogan reports.
‘Cheaper’ to Keep Milwaukee Bucks
MADISON (WORT) — While announcing the agreement on a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, Governor Scott Walker declared, “it’s cheaper to keep them.”
Kristian Knutsen, Kristen Bialik, and Bekah Wilce filed this report.
New Revenue Numbers Won't Reduce Walker Budget Cuts
MADISON (WORT) — The new revenue projections from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau won’t be the fiscal lifeline Republicans were banking on.