WMTV - Election - Headlines

More Headlines

Analysis of Republican tax cut plan released

Posted: 06/03/2013 - A nonpartisan analysis of a Republican-backed income tax cut plan in the Legislature shows the majority of the benefits would go to those earning more than $100,000 a year.

Read More

UPDATE: Republican says framework for budget deal in place

Updated: 06/03/2013 - UPDATE: Republican budget committee co-chair Rep. John Nygren says the framework for a deal on the three largest remaining undecided items in the state budget is in place, but "we're not there yet."

Read More

New venture capital bill takes away WEDC authority

Posted: 05/29/2013 - A bipartisan group of lawmakers have changed their original proposal for a venture capital fund for Wisconsin startups to remove oversight from Gov. Scott Walker's troubled job-creation agency.

Read More

UPDATE: Public hearings, studies called on standards

Posted: 05/29/2013 - UPDATE: More studies and public hearings would be required before Wisconsin could take any further action to implement academic standards under action taken by the Legislature's budget committee.

Read More

Proposal would cut benefits to unemployed

Updated: 05/29/2013 - UPDATE: Benefits paid to unemployed people in Wisconsin would be reduced by $37 million over the next two years under a Republican-backed plan approved by the Legislature's budget-writing committee.

Read More

Creating charter school board hits roadblock

Posted: 05/29/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to create a new statewide board to authorize those creating charter schools has hit a major roadblock in the state Legislature.

Read More

Budget committee tweaks retiree proposal

Posted: 05/29/2013 - The Legislature's budget-writing committee has toughened the requirements affecting teachers and university faculty who retire and then want to go back to work.

Read More

UPDATE: Wis. Assembly passes veterans registration bill

Updated: 06/06/2013 - UPDATE: The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a bipartisan bill that would give veterans priority over other students when they register for University of Wisconsin System and state technical college classes.

Read More

State support of K-12 would drop under plan

Posted: 05/28/2013 - A new analysis of Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal shows that state support for public K-12 education would drop slightly as a percentage of their overall budget over the next two years.

Read More

UPDATE: Wis. gov shrugs off rent-to-own defeat

Posted: 05/24/2013 - UPDATE: Republican Gov. Scott Walker is shrugging off state lawmakers' decision to nix his plan to exempt rent-to-own businesses from Wisconsin's consumer protection act.

Read More

Wis. gov expects compromise on voucher school plan

Posted: 05/24/2013 - Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he expects GOP leaders will reach some sort of compromise on a contentious section of his budget that would expand private school vouchers next week.

Read More

Committee votes 14-2 to slash UW funding

Posted: 05/24/2013 - A legislative committee has voted to slash the University of Wisconsin System budget, venting its anger after learning the system raised tuition for six straight years even though it's currently sitting on a surplus of $650 million.

Read More
1 ... 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 ... 51
NBC15 615 Forward Drive Madison, Wisconsin 53711 Business: 608-274-1515 Newsroom: 608-274-1500
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability