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Governor Walker Announces $2.4 Million in Grants for Wisconsin’s Coastal Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2017 Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839 Governor Walker Announces $2.4 Million in Grants for Wisconsin’s Coastal Communities MADISON – Governor Scott Walker announced $2.4 million in grants today to protect and improve the Great Lakes resources in Wisconsin’s coastal communities. Administered by the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Wisconsin Coastal Management Program, the 34 grants will be used by local and state governments, regional planning commissions, universities, and nonprofit organizations to assist with projects totaling nearly $2.4 million. Wisconsin’s Great Lakes are an important economic, cultural and natural resource. Lake Michigan and Lake Superior provide the people...

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Governor Walker Appoints Carrie Schneider to Serve on the Outagamie County Circuit Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2017 Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839 Governor Walker Appoints Carrie Schneider to Serve on the Outagamie County Circuit Court MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today appointed Outagamie County District Attorney Carrie Schneider to serve as a judge on the Outagamie County Circuit Court, replacing retiring Judge Michael Gage. “I am pleased to appoint Carrie Schneider as a judge in Outagamie County,” said Governor Walker. “Her commitment to enforcing the law has been evident through her years of service as Outagamie County District Attorney and demonstrates that she will be an excellent judge.” Carrie Schneider...

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Key Reads July 9 2017

Illinois taxpayers: After the whomping, do we stay or do we go? House Speaker Paul Ryan met with Foxconn as Wisconsin tries to lure tech firm Recently restored B-29 rumbles into EAA AirVenture Oshkosh New Regents president calls for UW to recruit chancellors from private...

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Walmart: Repeal Onerous Minimum Markup on Gasoline as Part of Transportation Funding Package

Walmart: Repeal Onerous Minimum Markup on Gasoline as Part of Transportation Funding Package Speaker Vos, Assembly Majority Leader Steineke, and JFC Chairman Nygren; Thank you for your correspondence regarding the current public policy discussions regarding funding Wisconsin’s transportation infrastructure needs. As you know, we were among more than a dozen entities, including Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, who wrote to express our opposition to the onerous heavy truck fee proposal. You asked for our suggestions to help ensure that Wisconsin’s transportation system is adequate for the needs of our customers, suppliers and associates. We are in alignment with WMC’s stated...

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Senator Craig’s Statement on Milewski v. Dover Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2017 For Further Information Contact: State Senator David Craig (608) 266-5400 Senator Craig’s Statement on Milewski v. Dover Decision Madison, WI — Today, State Senator David Craig (R-Town of Vernon) responded to the Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision in the Milewski v. Town of Dover case reversing the lower court’s decision allowing a property owner to be penalized for refusing entry to a municipal assessor. Justice Daniel Kelly wrote the lead opinion asserting the Plaintiffs’ 14th amendment due process rights were violated in this case. Senator Craig released the following statement: “The Supreme Court’s decision...

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Governor’s Transportation Proposal Still a Bridge Too Far?

Governor Scott Walker released a transportation plan yesterday that would have lowered the amount of state bonding by $200 million while holding the line against raising the gas tax. To accomplish this, the Wisconsin State Journal reports Walker’s plan depends on, according to a Legislative Fiscal Bureau memo, receiving three times as much federal funding as before. Those federal funds, if they materialized, would be used for contingency bonding to keep the southeastern Wisconsin freeway projects on schedule. There was some hope that the governor’s proposal would move legislative leaders to end the budget impasse. Senate Majority Leader Scott...

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WMC Statement on Gov. Walker’s Proposed Transportation Budget Compromise

WMC Statement on Gov. Walker’s Proposed Transportation Budget Compromise July 6, 2017 Click here to view this release on our website. MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker sent a letter to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald on Wednesday with proposed details for a compromise on the transportation portion of the state budget. After the letter was reported by media outlets, WMC Senior Vice President of Government Relations Scott Manley released the following statement in response “WMC commends Gov. Walker for proposing a plan to legislative leaders that may finally move the ball on the state...

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President Trump Discusses WILL's Campus Free Speech Lawsuit at the White House

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