Dane County towns hire top Republican lobbyist to push for zoning changes

Dane County towns hire top Republican lobbyist to push for zoning changes

The Dane County Towns Association brought on Bob Welch to help with the legislative effort to loosen restrictions.

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Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Gov. Scott Walker would be removed as chairman of his flagship jobs agency under a Republican proposal before the Wisconsin Legislature's budg…

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Town of Madison wins lawsuit over site of proposed day shelter for homeless

Town of Madison wins lawsuit over site of proposed day shelter for homeless

Dane County officials are deciding whether to appeal or look for another location for the facility, sought since 2011.

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Morning briefing: Scott Walker delivered about half the jobs promised in first term

Morning briefing: Scott Walker delivered about half the jobs promised in first term

Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

42 minutes ago

Plain Talk: 'State parks' may soon no longer deserve title

Walker and friends want Wisconsin parks to become self-supporting. High fees could make them unaffordable to some citizens.

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In Case You Missed It: GOP's bike tax idea may have run over a nail

In Case You Missed It: GOP's bike tax idea may have run over a nail

Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on captimes.com and beyond.

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Joint Finance will reject Scott Walker's proposed SeniorCare cuts

Joint Finance will reject Scott Walker's proposed SeniorCare cuts

Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee plan to reject Gov. Scott Walker's proposed cuts to Wisconsin's SeniorCare prescription drug…

16 hours ago

Wisconsin bike tax 'not a definite,' says Joint Finance chair

Wisconsin bike tax 'not a definite,' says Joint Finance chair

A controversial one-time bike tax has a "less than 50 percent" chance of being passed, said the co-chairman of the Wisconsin Legislature's bud…

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Scott Walker may have to define his energy views at Oklahoma Republican gathering

Scott Walker may have to define his energy views at Oklahoma Republican gathering

Walker will speak at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City on Thursday afternoon, joining nearly the entire GOP field…

18 hours ago

Recent obsessions: Lilacs

Recent obsessions: Lilacs

Mondays through Fridays, Cap Times staffers share their pop culture fixations.

18 hours ago

Photos: Adventures in Brewing panel discussion

Photos: Adventures in Brewing panel discussion

The Cap Times hosted a panel discussion Wednesday at the High Noon Saloon called "Adventures in Brewing," which featured several area brewers …

20 hours ago Photos

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Beer name battles, sexism, 'heritage': Cap Times' 'Adventures in Brewing' tackled it all

Beer name battles, sexism, 'heritage': Cap Times' 'Adventures in Brewing' tackled it all

Brewers from Ale Asylum, Karben4, Capital Brewery, New Door Brewing Company and MobCraft poured their hearts out at a 'Cap Times Talks' panel …

20 hours ago

Dave Zweifel's Madison: Lost souls at the Avenue Bar

Dave Zweifel's Madison: Lost souls at the Avenue Bar

Many Avenue Bar customers are not in a festive mood.

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State Debate: Hotel industry accused of room tax power grab; Scott Walker lambasted for leading state to the bottom

State Debate: Hotel industry accused of room tax power grab; Scott Walker lambasted for leading state to the bottom

A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.

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The Day Ahead, May 21: WisCon talks and Sepultura rocks

The Day Ahead, May 21: WisCon talks and Sepultura rocks

Your daily guide to what's happening in and around Madison.

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Joint Finance Committee set to take up WEDC, Medicaid changes Thursday

Joint Finance Committee set to take up WEDC, Medicaid changes Thursday

Barring any changes to the agenda, the Legislature's budget committee is set to take up hot-button items including medical assistance and the …

May 21, 2015 7:30 am

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