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Transportation: Three Scooter Companies Apply to Operate in Milwaukee

Three Scooter Companies Apply to Operate in Milwaukee

Lime, Bird and Spin could all have scooters on city streets in the coming weeks.

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Three Scooter Companies Apply to Operate in Milwaukee

Lime, Bird and Spin could all have scooters on city streets in the coming weeks.

How Polarized Are State Politicians?

Study of roll call votes shows Wisconsin 11th most polarized in the nation.

Prevailing Wage Laws Protect Middle Class

They also protect taxpayers from shoddy construction and lower quality work.

DNC Chair Visits Milwaukee

Chairman Perez says Trump's policies have failed Wisconsin, calls out Republican leaders.

Evers Touts $75 Million Local Grants Fund

Competitive grants for local transportation replace state roads fund, includes mass transit.

Remembering Justice Stevens

He died at age 99, but his dissent in Citizens United case lives on.

Local Climate Change Task Force Proposed

Common Council okays City-County Joint Task Force on Climate and Economic Equity.

Aldermen Blast City’s Call Center

Should you call 286-City to report a pothole? Don't bother, some aldermen say.

Student Debt Earns State a Bad Ranking

Report finds Wisconsin 6th highest in percent of former students with debt.

Meet Paul Ryan’s Rookie Replacement

Bryan Steil has been dubbed Paul Ryan 2.0. True or false?

WisDOT Plans Increase in Hiawatha Service

With $35 million from new budget, WisDOT seeks federal matching grants for expansion.

Five Takeaways from Yesterday’s Election

The race for Terry Witkowski's seat had surprises -- and key lessons.

Trump Picks Walker for Smithsonian

Ex-governor and college dropout will join board of International Center for Scholars.

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Endorsements

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm Endorses Rebecca Kiefer in Race for Circuit Court Judge

"It’s truly an honor to have the support of District Attorney John Chisholm."

Governor Jim Doyle and Jessica Doyle endorse Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"We need Judge Jill Karofsky on the Wisconsin Supreme Court to defend our Constitution and to defend our rights."

Six State Legislative Democrats endorse Chris Abele for re-election

Abele earns support from more legislative Democrats than during his successful 2016 campaign

Justice Rebecca Dallet endorses Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"We need Judge Jill Karofsky on the Wisconsin Supreme Court" - Justice Rebecca Dallet

Milwaukee School Board Director Megan O’Halloran Endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for Alderwoman of Milwaukee’s 14th District

"I am honored to have the strong support of Director O'Halloran."

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A New State “Progressive” Publication

Wisconsin Examiner adds to Capitol press corps, with a "people's" perspective on policies.

The Truth About Busing

Is Harris or Biden right? The impact of busing in Milwaukee and other cities.

Why the Minimum Wage Won’t Rise

It's all about the stories we’re told and who is getting paid to tell them.

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High CEO Pay Due to Stock Buybacks?

It’s definitely one cause. It may also make the American economy less productive.

Can Democrats Win Small-Town Wisconsin?

Wisconsin could decide the election and those small towns are crucial.

State Supreme Court Off the Deep End?

Ruling reducing state superintendent’s power violates state constitution, common sense.

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State Program Looks to Hire Veterans

“Hiring Our Heroes” fights state’s worker shortage by recruiting ex-military staff.

Healthy Economy Buys New State Spending

Which helps explain budget victory being claimed by both parties.

7 Reasons Evers Won’t Veto Entire Budget

Why the governor won’t use the nuclear option on Republican budget.

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Press Releases

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #34 Declaring a State of Emergency and Closing State Agency Buildings

"We are grateful that no one has been injured as a result of the explosion and fires this morning, and I want to thank emergency personnel who responded quickly to contain the situation."

Two Eau Claire TIF Cases Dismissed

Courts unwilling to enforce statutory limitations on controversial financing schemes

Pilot project aims to put the brakes on reckless driving in Milwaukee

News conference set for Monday at 11 a.m. to launch unique public-private partnership called Operation Take it EZ Milwaukee

WILL Moves to 330 East Kilbourn

WILL moves to new office on July 22

Gov. Evers Announces Search for Next Secretary and CEO of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Gov. Evers is running a transparent process to find the best candidate to lead the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and is encouraging qualified applicants to apply online.

Local governments now have access to $75 million in new transportation grants

The program will mirror aspects of the Local Roads Improvement Program (LRIP).

Pocan Statement Following House Passage of the Raise the Wage Act

"The Raise the Wage Act gives a well-deserved raise to nearly a quarter of the workforce and takes a step in the right direction to level the playing field."

One Wisconsin Now Joins Coalition Denouncing Activities of Radical Group Operation Save America

‘Wisconsin Women Need Health Care, Not Operation Save America’s Hate and Harassment’

Sensenbrenner Statement on Bill to Slow Economy

"This one-size-fits-all government mandate would be devastating for many low-wage workers, small businesses, and consumers."

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