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Tensions between six Chippewa tribes and the DNR are expected to ease a bit after a lawmaker backed off his threat to block state funding for a cultural center in the wake of higher spearing quotas. Also, stories about how many wolves may be killed next year, the still-unexplained death of a 12-year-old, a gold-broker being sent to prison and new U.S.Census figures.
Joint Finance committee members Tuesday limited a provision in Gov. Scott Walker's budget to sell public property and advanced rules to incent unemployed citizens getting food assistance to work harder at finding a job. Also, Weather Service records compare the Moore, OK. tornado to epic twisters that have hit Wisconsin and a story about two FBI agents killed in a training exercise last week -- one of whom started his career in Milwaukee.
The Legislature's Joint Finance committee will decide the fate of a half-dozen signficant affecting the poor and unemployed, state assets and state workers who smoke. Read on for stories about the sale of Wausau Paper,a 2.5 degree warm-up of Lake Superior and a large industrial fire in Sauk City.
A Sunday afternoon explosion decimated a town of Washington home and blew out windows and cracked walls at surrounding properties. Also, members of the Legislature's Joint Finance committee have several weighty decisions before them this week, including some which would curtail Gov. Scott Walker-budget initiatives. Also, stories of a police shooting, bicyclist's death and more.
Gov. Scott Walker’s budget calls for no increase in state aid, but Republican legislators, especially in rural areas with declining enrollments, have heard from school administrators who say they need an increase in aid to avoid drastic cuts for their schools.
State laws that are struck down by circuit judges could stay in effect while they’re appealed, under a bill that got preliminary approval in the Assembly Tuesday. Also, stories about legislation to curb Milwaukee County Board- and WDEC employee discretion, and a discount boffo that cost a wine retailer some credibility with customers.
Wisconsin News Between debates over stiffer rules for the unemployed, drunk drivers and underage drinkers who use fake ID's, Wisconsin lawmaker will hear from the Dalai Lama Tuesday afternoon. Also, stories about two fatal fires, a rally planned in support of unpasteurized milk and a farmer caught selling and news about Vice President Joe Biden's note to a Milwaukee youngster whimsically endorsing chocolate bullets.
New legislation would allow landlords to seize property left behind when a tenant has been evicted. Also, the U.S. Supreme Court may decide a Wisconsin church-state dispute that has national ramifications for churches that host school events, plus stories about the new "Alice", a grad speaker's conclusions on a Hillary Clinton presidency and more state briefs.
The state Legislature’s finance committee has endorsed only one year of funding for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Also, Gogebic Taconite has filed a request with the WDNR to being boring 1,400-foot deep exploratory probes near Ashland, plus stories about eliminating reciprocity tuition rates for Minnesotans wanting to attend UW-Madison and a bid to prevent any restrictions on big, sugary sodas in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's U.S. senators split votes Monday on the issue of requiring on-line retailers to collect an estimated $95 million in sales tax for the state. Also, a federal judge says work on the new St. Croix River crossing should continue while a bidding dispute is resolved, plus stories about spring planting progress, an Assembly vote to protect waste truck drivers and a Facebook post that appears to ID the state's newest sheriff.
After dozens of searchers spent two days using boats and a helicopter to canvass the swollen waters of the Chippewa River, a Manitowoc man admitted to Eau Claire police that he made up a story about two canoeists capsizing and disappearing in the river. Also, stories about May skiing up north, updates from the Legislature and the child molestation case against a former Ellsworth teacher.
State Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold three listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member of the budget-writing Joint Committee on Finance, Knudson said he looks forward to hearing his constituents’ concerns and ideas regarding the many issues facing Wisconsin.
As western Wisconsin braces for up to nine inches of snow, 10 counties to the south and east remain at-risk for wildfires. Authorities have resumed a search for two canoeists who are believed drowned after their boat capsized Tuesday on the swollen Chippewa River. Also stories about proposed laws that boost the cost of an OWI, require vets to report suspected animal abuse and allow teens with fake IDs to be sued.
It will cost hundreds of millions to implement harsher laws to combat state’s high rate of drunken driving, say agencies. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau estimates drivers in Wisconsin will consume 276 million fewer gallons of gas and diesel fuel during the next two-year budget period than the Walker administration has projected.
A federal group that monitors soil conditions nationwide says only 13 percent of Wisconsin is still facing drought conditions. Also, budget negotiators at the Capitol have approved the elimination of 32 positions in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Plus stories about a sex offender recaptured after five days on the run and an update on the future of an old ammunition plant near Baraboo.
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