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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Speech control
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 10:00 am

Two top Republican officials have banned state workers at a small agency from any on-the-job discussion or work-related talk of climate change.

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Goals clash in rewriting campaign finance law
Posted: April 15, 2015

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 10:16 am

Early in his political career, Scott Walker championed a tough approach to crime including minimum mandatory prison terms.

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Says Wisconsin Conservation Congress dedicated to pleasing DNR management
Posted: April 08, 2015

When I got involved with the Wisconsin Conservation Congress, many of my friends said I would be disappointed. They said the Congress existed to rubber stamp DNR policies.

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Deer disease keeps worsening in Wisconsin, as predicted
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 10:15 am

Patrick Durkin, the Waupaca-based outdoor writer, had some fun with a recent state Department of Natural Resources press release regarding chronic wasting disease.

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Do policy makers care what people think? It depends
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 9:44 am

Legislative hearings are usually low-interest events. Not so with the two recent hearings held in the Wisconsin state Capitol on the fast-tracked right-to-work bill prohibiting private workplaces from requiring union membership or dues.

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Senior issues
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 9:45 am

Republican leaders in the Wisconsin Assembly have rejected Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to force some elderly out of the popular SeniorCare prescription drug assistance plan.

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Asks people to contact legislators in support of children’s health insurance funds
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 9:46 am

Elected Congressional officials must act soon in order for CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) and several child nutrition programs to continue beyond this year.

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Says children born abroad to U.S. residents must take steps for U.S. citizenship
Posted: April 01, 2015

There has been much discussion in the past and present regarding the citizenship of children born abroad of American parents.

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