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  • Walker announces initiative to help disabled

    Gov. Scott Walker says he will be spending this year highlighting employment opportunities for people with disabilities.


  • Walker makes case for tax cuts in State of State

    Gov. Scott Walker says in his State of the State speech that extra money collected thanks to an improving national economy should be returned to the people as property and income tax cuts.


  • News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CST

    Gov. Scott Walker made the case in his State of the State speech Wednesday that extra money coming in because of the improving national economy should be returned as property and income tax cuts, though some Republicans say his proposal goes too far.


  • Senate leader concerned about deficit growth

    Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says the growth in a projected budget shortfall caused by Gov. Scott Walker's proposed tax cut plan is "definitely a concern."


  • Wis. Medicaid decision could hike business taxes

    Gov. Scott Walker's decision not to expand the state's Medicaid coverage could cost large Wisconsin employers about $37 million in tax penalties, according to a national analysis released Wednesday.


  • Democrats talk to Walker about state surplus

    Democratic legislative leaders asked Gov. Scott Walker during a private meeting Tuesday to use a $977 million budget surplus to eliminate a projected deficit and spend more on education and job training programs.


  • Wisconsin events honor King's legacy

    Gov. Scott Walker is proclaiming Monday as Martin Luther King Jr. Day across the state.


  • FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2011 file photo is Wisconsin State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout in Eau Claire, Wis. Vinehout says she won't seek the Democratic nomination for governor. In a statement issued Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, Vinehout says the severity of the injury she received in a car accident last month makes it impossible to mount a grass roots campaign. (AP Photo/Eau Claire-Leader-Telegram, Steve Kinderman, File)

    Vinehout says injury prevents run for governor

    State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout announced Friday that she won't seek the Democratic nomination for governor, saying a severe injury she suffered in a car accident last month would prevent her from mounting an effective campaign.


  • News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CST

    A union official's email says state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout has decided against seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Wisconsin.


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