For the first time since 1998 current Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will not represent Wisconsin’s First Congressional District This reality sparked speculation about who will replace Ryan in the House of Representatives come November.
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In an effort to increase internet access across the state of Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker awarded broadband expansion grants to businesses and municipalities across the state.The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin awarded the new round of grants Walker announced Thursday.
The Daily Cardinal asked a student, farmers, an expert and the Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture what they think is the future of Wisconsin’s agriculture.
In dairyland, unsurprisingly, some of the most active and influential political groups in the state are those that represent the agricultural industry.In the last two decades, agriculture lobbyists alone have shelled out about $7 million in political contributions, behind only financial institutions, business and real estate groups in their efforts to influence policy.
In January, Matt Kronschnabel, who graduated from UW-Madison in 2016, and three friends signed the deed to a four-acre organic farm in Viroqua, Wis. — in a region that saw the nation’s highest rate of farm bankruptcies last year, according to federal court data.
Watching her parents grapple with relentless financial insecurity driven by low commodity prices, coupled with ever-increasing costs of input, swayed DeGolyer against following their path.
“Not only do women make great farmers, but they also bring innovation, new ideas and hard work into this industry,” said Association of Women Agriculture Media Relations spokesperson Emily Matzke.
However, this advancement has caused large environmental problems for water contamination and soil health, most presently caused by the huge quantity of manure in this state.
House Speaker Paul Ryan will not pursue re-election, instead retiring after the end of his current term.
Conservatives celebrate the signing of Gov. Scott Walker’s welfare reforms into law, which increase the work requirements and other eligibility standards required to receive public assistance.
Gov. Scott Walker says he would take President Trump’s border militarization “a step further,” while Democrats criticize the narrative altogether.
While officials around the state try to make headway against the growing opioid crisis, Gov. Scott Walker signed two bills into law in an attempt to tackle different facets of the issue.
Milwaukee is set to lock up a sex trafficker for nearly 70 years as state officials attempt to tackle growing rates of known trafficking activity around the state.
Gov. Scott Walker is going on the offensive following loses for Republicans at the polls on Tuesday, taking to Twitter to emphasize his worry about a potential “Blue Wave” in the state and the effects it could have on his conservative base. Walker’s statements come following a string of liberal victories within Wisconsin. Earlier this year, state Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-River Falls, won a seat that was previously under Republican control for 17 years. President Trump previously won the district by 17 points. Walker tweeted at the time that the loss served as a “wakeup call” for conservatives.
The Trump administration announced Monday a plan to roll back environmental standards, but Madison leaders are pushing back on the efforts, which would eliminate greenhouse gas reduction and fuel efficiency standards for American-made cars.
As the system struggles under the weight of a dramatic increase in children entering foster care, Gov. Scott Walker signed into law key pieces of the state’s “Foster Forward” plan.
Public employees will no longer be able to access abortion through their state healthcare plan under a bill Gov. Scott Walker signed into law Tuesday.
Judge Rebecca Dallet handily beat Judge Michael Screnock in Tuesday’s state Supreme Court race, just as Wisconsinites also voted to retain the state treasurer’s office.
A bill named after a late UW-Madison professor intended to streamline research was not considered by the state Senate, even with massive bipartisan support.
Judges Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock faced off in their final debate leading up to the state Supreme Court election on April 3.