Loon Applauds Education Package Approval
A Minnesota education reform bill passed, 70-63, Thursday night. The
Walker Talks Merging Departments
Governor Scott Walker is weighing what he calls a bold proposal to merge
Another Shot at Veto Override Not Likely
The DNR secretary appointment issue is dead for now. La Crosse state rep, Jennifer Shilling doesn't expect lawmakers to give another shot at overriding governor Doyle's veto of a bill to restore DNR secretary appointment authority to the state's natural resources board. Shilling was among those who voted to override in yesterday's failed attempt. Says she's not necessarily angry at the governor for his veto. Shilling tells us that she understands how the governor's perspective may have changed on the issue from supporting the change for several years to abruptly changing his mind last spring.
The assembly override attempt fell six votes short of the two-thirds needed to be successful.
Mental Illness Awareness Campaign
A nationwide campaign to raise awareness of mental illness will stage its
Vinehout Bill Mirrors Supreme Court Conversations
The federal government will have to deal with the fallout, if the US Supreme