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Scott Walker Budget

Nonpartisan Report Raises Questions About Walker Plans

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

A nonpartisan analysis revealed Tuesday that initiatives pushed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) would add to his state's budget shortfall over time...

Walker Budget Proposes Cutting Public School Funding To Pay For Tax Cuts

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker proposed a nearly $70 billion biennial budget on Wednesday that combines income tax cuts with inc...

Majority Of Wisconsin's School Districts Getting Less Funding This Year

Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

About two-thirds of Wisconsin's school districts will see a drop in state funding this year, marking the second of a two-year, $834 million education ...

Walker Is 'Bain Style' CEO

Jon Richards | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Jon Richards

At this year's CPAC, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker likened himself to a new CEO who is hired to turn around a failing company. Walker would be more accurate to compare himself to the head of Bain Capital.

Wisconsin Senate Passes Controversial Budget, Sends It To Scott Walker

Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

By Jeff Mayers MADISON, Wis. - The Republican-controlled Wisconsin state Senate on Thursday night approved a two-year $66 billion state budget ...

Scott Walker Budget Proposal Goes Far Just Beyond Unions

AP | SCOTT BAUER and DAVID LIEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The showdown over collective bargaining rights for public employees is just the first step in a contentious debate over how to s...

Walker's Budget A 'Smack In The Face' For Wisconsin's Artists

Bloomberg | Esme' E. Deprez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A career in the arts “don’t plant no corn,” Bruce Dethlefsen’s father told him when he was a boy in Kansas City in the 1950s. Soon, his job as...

Lila Shapiro

Wisconsin Protests Draw Thousands Of Workers Fighting For Key Union Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MADISON, Wis. -- On Friday, February 11, at the same hour that the world watched the former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resign his post, the newl...