October marks beginning of heating assistance
    Qualified households can begin signing up for heating assistance from today until May 15th. The program is administered by the Department of Administration’s Energy Office, and sign up is taken care of by each county’s social services offices. The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program, known as WiHEAP, helps about 277,000 households pay their heat bills. […]
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    Stave says he’s feeling much better about his throwing
    Former Wisconsin Badger starter Joel Stave says he hasn’t had any mental blocks in weeks and said he’ll be prepared to take the field is necessary. Stave had issues during training camp that led to him not being able to complete even the most routine passes.  It was one month ago that Stave detailed to […]
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    Walker responds to accusations on RGA trip
    The latest flap in the campaign for governor centers on a trip made by Governor Scott Walker. The New York Times reported that members of the Walker administration – as well as top campaign and political advisers – attended a Republican Governors Association conference with Walker in Washington. Walker responded to questions during a campaign […]
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    Equal pay advocates butt heads with WMC
    A handful of Democrats criticize Wisconsin’s largest business group for its recent fundraising effort which includes a graphic on its website describing a pay-equity demonstrator as “anti-business.” State Representative Chris Taylor (D-Madison) says the struggle continues for something that is so basic. She says, “If you do equal work you should get equal pay.” AUDIO: Taylor says […]
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    State elections agency asks for funding to promote voter ID requirement
    State election officials are asking the Legislature for funding, to help inform the public about the reinstatement of Wisconsin’s Voter ID requirement. The Government Accountability Board is asking lawmakers to release $460,800 in already-appropriated state funds. The money was earmarked for five new employees to help implement voter ID, but with the election just five […]
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