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Read the list: Gov. Scott Walker issues 99 budget vetoes of the $76B state budget

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker has released 99 partial vetoes of the $76 billion state budget.

Walker released the vetoes on Wednesday, the day before he was to sign the budget at an elementary school in Neenah. 60 more words

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The story behind The Teardrop Method

After I met my girlfriend, Amanda in 2001 we started visiting Europe every year. Prior to that I’d never travelled outside of the UK. Once I had a passport, I was a voracious traveller: Rome, Paris, Venice, Lake Garda, Salzburg, Bruges, and everywhere in between. 1,139 more words

Gov. Scott Walker to sign $76 billion budget Thursday at Neenah school

NEENAH — Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign the state budget into law Thursday at an elementary school in Neenah.

Walker could announce his vetoes to the $76 billion spending plan at any point between now and then. 109 more words

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Appeals court upholds Wisconsin's right to work law

MADISON — A Wisconsin appeals court upheld the state’s right-to-work law on Tuesday, handing Gov. Scott Walker a victory by reversing a lower court ruling that had struck down the law he championed as unconstitutional last year. 596 more words

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Right-to-carry gun bill clears Wisconsin Senate committee

MADISON — A Wisconsin Senate committee has passed a bill that would allow for the carrying of concealed weapons without a permit.

The Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee voted 3-2 along party lines Tuesday to pass the measure. 335 more words

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"It's propaganda for sure:" Republican governors get into the 'news' business

ATLANTA  — Republican governors are getting into the “news” business.

The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media. 920 more words

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Interested in "sticking around for a while," Gov. Walker hints re-election announcement coming in November

MADISON — Republican Gov. Scott Walker is hinting that he’ll officially announce his bid for a third term in November.

Walker told WTMJ-AM radio on Monday that an announcement during the first week of November would make sense since that would mark a year until the election and his birthday is that week. 57 more words

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