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Wis. health care advocates question Walker

Posted: 11/08/2013 - Wisconsin health care advocates want Gov. Scott Walker to say what will happen with 77,000 adults being shifted off Medicaid if they are not able to get coverage through the new health insurance exchange.

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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin endorses Burke

Posted: 11/06/2013 - Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin is endorsing Democrat Mary Burke in the governor's race, even as another Democratic candidate considers challenging her.

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Baldwin urges caution on milk program changes

Posted: 11/06/2013 - Sen. Tammy Baldwin and seven other Wisconsin lawmakers are expressing concern that a new farm bill might contain provisions putting Wisconsin dairy farmers at a disadvantage when compared with those in other states.

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Republican bill would affect Wis. retirees

Posted: 11/05/2013 - Public workers' retirement benefits would be based on the worker's five highest annual earning periods instead of three under a Republican sponsored bill introduced in the Legislature.

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Final tally: Wis. redistricting battle cost $2.1M

Posted: 11/02/2013 - Newly released bills show that Wisconsin's legal battle over redrawing voting boundaries to favor Republicans has cost taxpayers $2.1 million. That's $200,000 more than previously reported.

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Ryan strikes collaborative tone in opening talks

Posted: 10/31/2013 - Republican Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is suggesting a collaborative approach as he starts formal talks with Democrats to reach a budget agreement by mid-December.

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UPDATE: Bill allowing guns at schools won't get vote

Posted: 10/30/2013 - UPDATE: A proposal to allow off-duty, retired and out-of-state police officers to carry concealed weapons at Wisconsin schools won't be getting a vote in the state Assembly.

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Walker to stump for Cuccinelli in Virginia

Posted: 10/30/2013 - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Virginia to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli in the waning days of the campaign.

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Sebelius apologizes for health law rollout fiasco

Posted: 10/30/2013 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she's sorry consumers have wasted so much time dealing with technical problems on the Obama administration's health insurance website.

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Pres. Obama: US intelligence operations getting 'complete review'

Posted: 10/29/2013 - President Barack Obama isn't saying just when he learned about the reported U.S. eavesdropping on leaders of U.S. allies. But in a TV interview, Obama said the government is conducting a "complete review" of how U.S. intelligence operates elsewhere.

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Poll: Wis. voters disapprove of health care law

Posted: 10/29/2013 - More Wisconsin residents say they disapprove of the new health care law than approve of it, but they strongly disagreed with shutting down the federal government in an attempt to weaken it.

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Most getting vouchers didn't attend public school

Posted: 10/29/2013 - Nearly 80 percent of students who received a taxpayer subsidized voucher to attend private school this year did not attend a Wisconsin public school last year.

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