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  • State official to plead guilty in federal cases

    The former director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources plans to plead guilty in a federal fraud case, according to a motion filed Wednesday.


  • Wis. Assembly passes injunction bill

    Attorneys could appeal temporary rulings that put Wisconsin laws on hold under a bill the state Assembly has approved.


  • Lawmakers close in on Walker tax cut agreement

    Republicans who control the state Legislature are close to a deal that will lead to passage of Gov. Scott Walker's $504 million income and property tax package next month, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Tuesday.


  • Wisconsin school accountability bill may be dead

    A sweeping school accountability bill that would force Wisconsin's poor-performing public schools to close drew no support at a public hearing Wednesday, and it may not have enough votes to clear the Republican-controlled Assembly Education Committee.


  • Walker administration launches tax reform website

    Wisconsin residents can submit their tax reform ideas under a new website created by Gov. Scott Walker's administration.


  • Walker still willing to work on tax cut bill

    Gov. Scott Walker says he's still open to working with lawmakers on his half billion dollar property and income tax cut proposal that passed the Assembly and is awaiting action in the Senate.


  • News from around Wisconsin at 5:58 p.m. CST

    The Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Wednesday that it was prepared to set aside $4 million in its bankruptcy reorganization plan to compensate clergy sexual abuse victims, an amount one victim called "obscene" in its stinginess.


  • Walker says anti-living wage bill not his agenda

    Gov. Scott Walker says a Republican-backed bill in the Legislature that would nullify local living wage ordinances is not a part of his agenda.


  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his fellow Republicans are doing the party and the country a disservice if they aren't focused on the upcoming 2014 elections. (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway: Scott Walker acts presidential

    Maybe there's a reason why Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, called his recent memoir "Unintimidated." While Republicans cluck and dither over personal ideology and cautiously flirt with a master strategy for the 2014 midterm elections, Mr. Walker has cut to the chase. He gets it. The clock is ticking. Get busy. Pick up a weapon of choice and move forward.


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