Marquette Wire

Missing approval may stall Kenosha casino

Matt Barbato

October 24, 2013

Filed under News

The Menominee tribe made a last-minute effort to persuade Gov. Scott Walker to approve its proposed Hard Rock Casino in Kenosha County Tuesday, which was the deadline Walker set to make a decision on the casino. Gov. Scott...

OLIVER: Hitting the jackpot in Kenosha

Eric Oliver

October 22, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

Smoke fills the air as five angry, balding men sit around a table as a quiet disgruntled dealer hands out cards. One of them mumbles about how you’re not playing the game correctly. Welcome to Potawatomi Bingo Casino. These 21+ meccas had such mystique...

Poll shows Wisconsin voters split on Walker

Natalie Wickman

September 19, 2013

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Gov. Scott Walker faces a 48 percent approval and 49 percent disapproval rating, according to a poll released Tuesday by Public Policy Polling, which also found Walker's approval rating lowest among 18- to 29-year-olds. Charles...

Butting heads: School vouchers

Reader Submission

April 11, 2013

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College Democrats: Something both sides of the aisle can agree on is that our public school system in Wisconsin is calling out for help.  While we commend Gov. Scott Walker for attempting to improve this failing system, we do no...

Walker touts new budget for 2013

Jason Kurtyka

February 26, 2013

Filed under News

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced his biennial budget for 2013-2015 in an official address last Wednesday, speaking on a wide range of issues from education to statewide economic development and healthcare reform. Walker pr...

Gov. Walker’s budget to include more funding for mental health

Jason Kurtyka

February 7, 2013

Filed under News

In response to recent mass shootings in Wisconsin and across the country, Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers in Madison said they are going to make mental health care a higher priority for the state. On Wednesday, this new initiative...