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2015-06-28

Bo Ryan says he’ll retire after upcoming season

Wisconsin coaching legend Bo Ryan, who has led the Badgers to back-to-back Final Four appearances, will retire after the upcoming season. The 67-year-old Ryan said in a statement that he will coach this season and then step down.  His hope…

posted 2015/06/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Obama to address economy on visit to La Crosse

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make a visit to La Crosse on Thursday. According to The White House, the president will give remarks about the economy at UW-La Crosse. La Crosse congressman, Democrat Ron Kind, expects the president will…

posted 2015/06/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Democratic leader says cutting road projects a mistake

It’s been a month since members of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee met to take action on Wisconsin’s biennial budget. They have spent much of the past month in closed-door meetings, trying to hash out deals on transportation funding, the…

posted 2015/06/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-06-26

Wisconsin ACLU pleased with marriage equality ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality is being hailed here in Wisconsin. “Social justice was advanced today,” said Chris Ahmuty with the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin. “People who previously had been disrespected by their government, had…

posted 2015/06/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin Family Action slams gay marriage ruling

The head of a group that helped defend Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban is disappointed by Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which ruled 5-4 that gay marriage is legal in all 50 states. Wisconsin Family Action President Julaine Appling accused the…

posted 2015/06/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker calls gay marriage ruling a ‘grave mistake’

Governor Scott Walker says the U.S. Supreme Court made a “grave mistake” with a decision to legalize gay marriage in all 50 states. Walker, who is currently considering a presidential run, released a statement shortly after Friday morning’s 5-4 decision…

posted 2015/06/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-06-25

Wisconsin Medical Society policy limits vaccine exemptions

The Wisconsin Medical Society board opposes vaccine exemptions for religious or personal beliefs. It’s a policy adopted at the board’s recent meeting. Wisconsin is among 20 states that allow personal belief waivers for students. “This is a difficult policy issue,…

posted 2015/06/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Justice asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to reconsider former Walker-aide appeal

A state Supreme Court justice is asking his colleagues to reconsider a decision not to hear the appeal of a former aide to Governor Scott Walker. Kelly Rindfleisch was convicted of doing campaign work from her taxpayer-funded job in Milwaukee…

posted 2015/06/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

DNR sets hearings on Waukesha request for Lake Michigan water

The state Department of Natural Resources will hold public hearings for later this summer on a request from Waukesha to tap into Lake Michigan for drinking water. The move follows the release of a preliminary report this week that indicates…

posted 2015/06/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Conservative expert weighs in on Obamacare ruling

A Wisconsin conservative weighs in on Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision. In a 6-3 ruling on Thursday the high court upheld federal subsidies across the country. Rick Esenberg is with the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty. “The law clearly says…

posted 2015/06/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin reacts to Supreme Court health care ruling

The decision Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court to protect subsidies paid under the Affordable Care Act drew a range of responses that fell largely along party lines in Wisconsin. The ruling means residents of states that operate under the…

posted 2015/06/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker signs gun rights bills in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday signed two bills that expand gun rights in the state. One measure will allow retired or out-of-state police officers to carry guns on school grounds, and the other repeals the state’s 48 hour waiting…

posted 2015/06/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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