Government/Politics

United Steelworkers, North America's largest industrial union, endorsed Russ Feingold in his Senate race against incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson.
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An unexpected bump in corporate tax revenue helped Wisconsin’s general fund top projections for tax collections in the last fiscal year, according to a new memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
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GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker renewed his call Wednesday for President Barack Obama to cancel an official state visit with the president of China, saying the move would not hurt trade with states like Iowa, where he was spending the day campaigning, or Wisconsin.
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Wausau residents should brace for property tax increases and some systemic changes to the way the city does business as leaders try to shore up a budget with a $2.6 million hole in it.
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The city of Eau Claire’s jobless rate was the ninth lowest in Wisconsin among its largest 32 municipalities, according to the latest preliminary, seasonally unadjusted data from the state Department of Workforce Development.
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The Army on Tuesday awarded Oshkosh Defense a $6.7 billion contract to build the Humvee's replacement -— a decision that would spell an economic boon region-wide.
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The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has agreed to form a joint fundraising venture with Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, one of just four state organizations to agree to such a contract this early in the election season.
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In response to U.S. stocks tumbling and fears of an economic slowdown in China, presidential hopeful Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that President Barack Obama should show “some backbone” and not meet next month with the president of China — a country that also is a top trading partner with Wisconsin.
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Lower taxes and proximity to the state's robust manufacturing sector has prompted Oshino Lamps America to relocate its United States office from Long Island, NY to Pewaukee.
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Governor Walker’s plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearly insurmountable obstacle — getting 60 votes in the Senate. Walker says he’d start by stripping federal government’s health insurance subsidies.
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