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Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks plays against the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Scott Walker has approved a $250 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Is a sports arena an investment or a subsidy?

Aug 13, 2015
Wisconsin, urged on by Gov. Scott Walker, will spend $250 million to help two New York hedge fund managers build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Posted In: Scott Walker, Wisconsin, milwaukee
An official from oil-and-gas producer Encana Corp shows off a handful of sand at a fracking site in Colorado.

States play catch-up with sand mining

Jan 19, 2015
In Wisconsin, sand mines go uninspected, fines are modest and some rules have lapsed.
Posted In: fracking, sand, Wisconsin

Frac sand companies get creative with local politics

Jan 16, 2015
When a Wisconsin county tried to shut them out, sand companies found a way in.
Posted In: fracking, sand, Wisconsin

Amid climate change worries, a good year for fall foliage

Oct 16, 2013
Some recent studies suggest that changing climates could produce dull colors in future years. How much might that hurt the economies of states like Vermont, North Carolina, and Wisconsin?
Posted In: climate change, global warming, Wisconsin

Breaking the cycle of public housing

Jul 17, 2013
Housing authorities across the country are searching for ways to transition people out of public housing.
Posted In: public housing, Wisconsin

GOP nonprofits press attack

Aug 23, 2012
Conservative political nonprofit continue to blanket airwaves with attack ads in Senate races.
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Senate, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Florida, Virginia, Nevada, Koch

Barack Obama's already lost one congressional district

Aug 13, 2012
Don't expect the Wisconsin's 1st District to go blue this November.
Posted In: Paul Ryan, Wisconsin, Barack Obama

Club for Growth Action eyes Wisconsin

Aug 2, 2012
After Texas win, the tea party super PAC looks north
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Barack Obama, tea party, Wisconsin

Big labor reels after Scott Walker victory

Jun 6, 2012
Republican Scott Walker won the recall election in Wisconsin yesterday which may have implications for organized labor in other states.
Posted In: labor, unions, Wisconsin, Scott Walker

Former union leader Andy Stern reacts to Walker victory

Jun 6, 2012
Scott Walker's victory yesterday dealt a blow to organized labor in Wisconsin and may have broader implications nationwide. Andy Stern, former head of the Service Employees International Union, gives us his reaction.
Posted In: unions, Wisconsin, labor

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