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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Wisconsin can’t even keep up with weak national growth

 Last week, the new data showed that Wisconsin’s private sector added just 24,305 new jobs between March 2012 and March 2013, growing 1.1%, well below the 2% national job growth
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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

The Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum opens to the public

 It can be called an outdoor classroom, a children’s forest or 40 acres of natural sanctuary just a mile from Downtown. But the new Milwaukee Rotary Centennial
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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

State law forbids public investigations of political donors

 Last week, the nonpartisan watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign announced that it had identified 14 donors who had made campaign contributions over the legal $10,000 limit this
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Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

A once-in-a-generation building spree will change the skyline and lakefront access

 Beginning this fall, Milwaukee leaders will be seizing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to add high-rises to the city’s skyline, improve access to the lakefront and develop under...
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Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Bills $183,000 to state taxpayers this year for flights

 Gov. Scott Walker blew through $160,000 of state taxpayer money while flying on state-owned planes in the first six months of this year.  That’s about $100,000 more than he’d spent in the first six months of 2011, when he was flying around the state trying to convince
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Daily Dose
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
Folks—I’ve got a problem.  I’m going through Gov. Scott Walker’s use of the state plane this year.
And I’m scratching my head over his whereabouts on March 14, 2013.
The plane left Madison with a security guy and Walker’s deputy chief of staff, Scott Matejov.
They flew to Milwaukee, where they picked up the governor and his traveling press aide, Chris Walker (no...
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Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Heavy equipment staging and concrete crushing might go ahead on the county grounds

On Sept. 10, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) will award a contract for work to be done on the Watertown Plank Interchange and the Highway 100/Union Pacific Railroad bridge over I-94 as part of the $1.7 billion Zoo Interchange reconst...