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  • Walker addresses budget criticisms September 22, 2017
    Governor Walker is responding to one of the chief concerns his fellow Republicans have about a veto he made to the newly-signed state budget. Walker told WTAQ’s Jerry Bader Show why he vetoed a provision that would’ve provided more money to low-revenue school districts. “Those districts, including some where they failed to pass referendums, could have […]
  • Sex offender placement changes vetoed by Walker September 22, 2017
    Governor Scott Walker announced his list of vetoes for the 2017-19 budget and a motion by Representative Katrina Shankland (D-Stevens Point) and Representative Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam) having to deal with the placement of sexually violent persons (SVPs) was among them. Rep. Shankland says the provision would have allowed local officials to make the best […]
  • Evers opposes bill that would allow guns on school grounds September 22, 2017
    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers says he opposes a bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to bring guns on school grounds. A provision in the bill, which makes several changes to the state’s concealed carry law, allows permit holders to have a weapon on them if they are within five feet […]
  • Matthews shoots for Packers franchise sack record (AUDIO) September 22, 2017
    When Clay Matthews takes the field against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, he’ll have his sights set on becoming the Green Bay Packers all-time franchise sack leader. Matthews has 74 sacks in his career, which started back in 2009.  Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (74.5 sacks) is the all-time franchise leader, leaving Matthews a half sack shy of […]
  • Brewers cough up late lead and fall to the Cubs September 22, 2017
    For the second straight game, the Milwaukee Brewers let a late lead get away, resulting in 5-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs in 10 innings. With emergency closer Jeremy Jeffress on in the ninth, trying to protect a 3-2 lead, Ian Happ rolled a ground ball to first and beat Jeffress to the bag for […]