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State Government and Political News Briefs: Wisconsinites to be a part of new immigration bill ceremony

January 29, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — The head of a Milwaukee Hispanic group and a striking Wisconsin pizza worker will be on hand today, when President Obama announces his immigration reform plan in Las Vegas.
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State Government and Political News Briefs: Wisconsinites to be a part of new immigration bill ceremony

January 29, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — The head of a Milwaukee Hispanic group and a striking Wisconsin pizza worker will be on hand today, when President Obama announces his immigration reform plan in Las Vegas.
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New budget includes provisions to allow bail bondsmen in Wisconsin

June 17, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — It appears that Wisconsin will soon have a privately-run system to make sure criminal defendants don’t miss their court appearances and find those who do skip out. The proposed state budget that was sent to Governor Scott Walker last night would bring back a network of bail bondsmen something Wisconsin did away with in 1979. Continue Reading

Walker ends public employee unions right to bargain except for salary, exmpts firefighters and law enforcement

February 11, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — Governor Scott Walker says he wants to end the ability of state employee unions to negotiate anything but their salaries. It’s part of a larger bill he’ll introduce today to cover a $137-million revenue shortfall in the current state budget that ends June 30th. Continue Reading

Tornado debris management site to close

August 13, 2010 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Solid Waste Director Mike Hanan updated Wadena County commissioners of changes concerning tornado debris management. Continue Reading