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2014-10-14

Wisconsin is prepared for Ebola, says Governor Walker

More than 4,000 individuals have died from the current Ebola outbreak overseas, though, there’s no immediate threat to Wisconsin. Even so, Governor Scott Walker says state officials are keeping on top of public health and safety issues. As the deadly…

posted 2014/10/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Groups claim insurance industry money influenced Walker’s BadgerCare decison

Activists claim the insurance industry was the biggest beneficiary of Governor Scott Walker’s decision to reject federal money for BadgerCare expansion. Citizen Action of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Democracy Campaign called into question the relationship between large campaign donations and the…

posted 2014/10/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-13

State to recognize June’s same sex marriages

The administration of Governor Scott Walker has ordered the state to recognize same sex marriage licenses issued earlier this year. That’s in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of the state’s bid to reinstate its constitutional ban. Some…

posted 2014/10/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-12

Long term fate of Wisconsin voter ID law up in air

Following a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to block its implementation, voters are not required to show a photo ID to cast a ballot in Wisconsin, but that could change after November. Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha)…

posted 2014/10/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Schimel and Happ in AG candidates forum at Marquette

The two candidates for attorney general met for the first time during the campaign, on Sunday in Milwaukee. Susan Happ and Brad Schimel are the Democratic and Republican candidates, respectively, although Schimel noted a lot of voters still may not…

posted 2014/10/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-10

Scott Walker and Mary Burke show stark differences in first debate (AUDIO)

The first debate in the race for governor highlighted some strong differences between Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke, with the two candidates going back and forth on issues that included job creation, voter ID, and state…

posted 2014/10/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin health officials ready for any possible Ebola cases

While there have been no cases of Ebola reported anywhere in Wisconsin yet, state health officials are trying to ease concerns about the virus. The state Department of Health Services says it’s working with the Centers for Disease Control and…

posted 2014/10/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

GAB’s voter I.D. education effort on hold in wake of Supreme Court action

The state Government Accountability Board has pulled the plug on a planned public education effort on Wisconsin’s voter photo I.D. law. The GAB action comes a day after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked implementation of the law for the November…

posted 2014/10/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-09

Weighing the impact of the first debate in the race for governor

Tonight’s debate between the two leading candidates in the race for governor offers a chance for them to reinforce their message, but don’t expect it to change the minds of too many voters. Incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Mary Burke and Scott Walker set for first debate

The two main candidates for governor meet face-to-face for a debate tonight. Governor Scott Walker says he’s ready for the first of two debates in this gubernatorial election — though, he wouldn’t call it a debate. Walker says debates are…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin’s voter ID law

Less than one month before Election Day the high court decides Wisconsin cannot require voters to show a photo identification at the polling booth. Wisconsin’s photo ID law for voting was ruled constitutional on Monday by the federal appeals court…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

UW Board of Regents approves report on System balances

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents signed off Thursday on a report detailing the systems program revenues and campus reserve funds. The report comes more than a year after a legislative uproar, when an audit revealed the UW System…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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