The plan has split state political leaders on the value of the $3 billion taxpayer subsidy to the Taiwanese flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin
Steve Doyle doesn’t believe the state voucher program should expand in his district because quality schools already exist. Are all schools in the 94th district meeting state expectations?
Funding for transportation projects in Wisconsin is always a contentious topic. Some areas of the state tend to get more attention than others, but when it comes to determining how bad Wisconsin’s roads really are, there answer is anything but clear cut.
Rep. Romaine Quinn said Wisconsin veteran employment is among the highest in the nation. We check it out.
Quinn’s statement on Wisconsin veterans in the workforce contained one truth and one fact that was a bit off
Rep. Dave Considine, D-Baraboo, said most of his area’s employers pay $10 or $11 an hour. When it comes to store clerks and farm workers, he is pretty close to right.
Waupaca Mayor Brian Smith expressed his disapproval of extending the UW System’s in-state tuition freeze through a fifth year, citing the decision makers’ lack of a plan for dealing with the losses suffered from the freeze.
Then-Democratic candidate for 94th District Assembly seat, Rep. Steve Doyle, said in a debate hosted by WPR that La Crosse County only had $2.4 million to spend to address county transportation needs. Is that true?
Rep. Scott Krug, R-Nekoosa, just secured reelection in the Wisconsin 72nd Assembly District. The district covers parts of Wood, Portage, Adams and Waushara counties in central Wisconsin. Krug was first elected to the chamber in 2010. During his campaign, Krug penned an op-ed to voters Oct. 13 in the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune titled: “Support for public schools my top priority.”
The Wisconsin state government implements a biennium budget every two years.
Senate District 10 incumbent Sheila Harsdorf claimed on her website that Wisconsin unemployment has been cut by more than half. The Observatory fact-checked her claim to see if Wisconsin has really improved its job statistics.
Rep. Todd Novak suggests although Wisconsin drivers pay one of the highest gas taxes in the country, he would consider raising it even more.
Are there viable jobs for unemployed people living in State Senate District 18? Where can you find these jobs?