As Wisconsin lawmakers debate a new $25 million venture capital program, a similar, decades-old multi-billion dollar federal program goes untapped by Badger State venture funds.Read More →
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON — Pace yourself, gentle people. You’re bound to end up with a cramp.
After a few weeks away from the floor, Wisconsin’s lawmakers hit the ground running Tuesday, debating — and passing — a raft of legislation.
Two Republican-led bills involving Wisconsin’s FoodShare, or food stamps, program moved through the Legislature.
State Rep. Dean Kaufert, [...]
By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Food stamp trafficking is one step closer to becoming a crime in Wisconsin after bi-partisan approval in the Assembly on Tuesday.
Criminal penalties for food stamp fraud and related crimes already are on the books, but a group of Republican lawmakers, led in the Assembly by the bill’s author, Rep. Samantha [...]
Part 4 of 4 in the series Mining in Wisconsin
By Ryan Ekvall and M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Two things were all but certain going into Thursday’s extended Assembly debate on the controversial mining bill: There would be enough grand-standing to choke a Trump, and, arguably, it would all be for naught.
Assembly Republicans had [...]
Some journalists I know, yours truly included, have a less-than-affectionate name for the state Department of Administration.
Dead on Arrival.Read More →