• By DANIELLE KAEDING/Wisconsin Public Radio
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A private college in northern Wisconsin announced this week that staff will be laid off and employee wages will be cut to address a $3.5 million budget shortfall. The college’s president said they’re among institutions nationwide contending with rising costs while trying to remain affordable…

  • By ROSS TERRELL/Wisconsin Public Radio

Appleton-based U.S. Venture Inc. has received approval from a Milwaukee Common Council committee to ship ethanol from the Port of Milwaukee despite the plan raising environmental concerns.U.S. Oil, a division of parent company U.S. Venture Inc., plans to build a 1,000-foot-long, $3.5 million…

  • By Shawn Johnson/Wisconsin Public Radio

Republicans on the Wisconsin Legislature’s budget committee have rejected Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to freeze tuition at Wisconsin’s technical colleges.Walker called for a two-year tuition freeze at the Wisconsin Technical College System. He also proposed increasing state spending on technica…

  • By SHAWN JOHNSON/Wisconsin Public Radio

Assembly Republicans have unveiled a plan that would make sweeping changes to Wisconsin's tax system, raising taxes on gasoline to pay for roads while significantly cutting income taxes over the course of a decade.The proposal by Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, would move away from Wiscons…

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