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Walker proposes $803 million 2017-19 capital budget

Gov. Scott Walker is proposing $803 million in building projects as part of his 2017-19 capital budget. The proposal includes nearly $449.9 million in new...

Walker: Analysis ‘very clearly shows’ self-insurance proposal would help taxpayers

Gov. Scott Walker today downplayed concerns from lawmakers who’ve been skeptical of his proposal to self-insure state employees, calling the expected savings an “incredible...
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Critics say Walker’s transportation budget not a long-term fix

Critics are taking aim at Gov. Scott Walker’s transportation budget and say it does little to solve the state’s long-term funding issue. They cited, for...
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Walker budget would green light DNR reorg

A DNR reorganization plan proposed by its secretary would get the green light under Gov. Scott Walker’s budget, which also gives the agency the...

Business groups praise Walker’s budget proposal

Wisconsin business groups are applauding Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal. In the budget plan unveiled Wednesday, Walker proposes increasing the cap on investments that companies...

Republican leaders say Walker’s budget could face major tweaks

Republican legislative leaders say they may make major tweaks to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget in the coming months, possibly shifting money to address...

Walker seeking $592 million tax, fee cut in upcoming budget

Gov. Scott Walker previewed a piece of his state budget this afternoon, announcing he is calling for a $592 million cut in taxes and...

State board approves self-insurance recommendation

The Group Insurance Board today voted to move forward with self-insuring state employees, just hours before Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to deliver his...

Walker unveils $140 million boost for UW, including tuition cut

Gov. Scott Walker today proposed a $140 million boost to the UW System, including a plan that would freeze tuition for in-state undergrads in...

Walker looks to eliminate long-term care waitlist for children

Gov. Scott Walker today said his next budget will look to eliminate the waitlist for a long-term care program that helps children with developmental...
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