Wisconsin Assembly Republicans put budget pressure on Senate

Wisconsin Assembly Republicans put budget pressure on Senate

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said he's optimistic but needs "some kind of answer" about the Senate's progress this week.

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Recent obsessions: "Coming Home" by Leon Bridges

Recent obsessions: "Coming Home" by Leon Bridges

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

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Coalition asks for rent-to-own changes to be kept out of budget

Coalition asks for rent-to-own changes to be kept out of budget

A coalition of faith leaders, low-income advocates and consumer watchdogs is asking lawmakers on the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee not…

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Urban forestry charge will soon appear on Madison services bills

Urban forestry charge will soon appear on Madison services bills

The charge was created in 2014 but a policy to assess the charge was not created until recently.

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State Debate: Dem legislator wants to know what state GOP has against Milwaukee

State Debate: Dem legislator wants to know what state GOP has against Milwaukee

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

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The Day Ahead, June 30: P.O.D. people come to Madison

The Day Ahead, June 30: P.O.D. people come to Madison

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

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Assembly Democrats lead effort to pull same-sex marriage ban from Wisconsin Constitution

Assembly Democrats lead effort to pull same-sex marriage ban from Wisconsin Constitution

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, Assembly Democrats are proposing a bill to remove language…

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Morning briefing: Why are Republicans wary of arena deal? Check the scoreboard

Morning briefing: Why are Republicans wary of arena deal? Check the scoreboard

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

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Madison moves forward on Judge Doyle Square plan to bring Exact Sciences downtown

Madison moves forward on Judge Doyle Square plan to bring Exact Sciences downtown

Madison's finance committee approved a preliminary development agreement Monday evening for the hotel, office and parking development.

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Does Scott Walker want to get into a fistfight with Supreme Court justices?

Does Scott Walker want to get into a fistfight with Supreme Court justices?

A satirical website that appears to be The New York Times seems to have fooled a lot of people.

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Basketball reporters: Bo Ryan's impending retirement represents 'end of an era'

Basketball reporters: Bo Ryan's impending retirement represents 'end of an era'

The coach said he'll be on the bench for one more season after leading Wisconsin to back-to-back Final Four appearances.

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Crash rates for Madison taxis fall, still higher than for other vehicles

Crash rates for Madison taxis fall, still higher than for other vehicles

Meter or zone rate cab companies combined for 6.604 crashes per million miles driven in 2014, down 43 percent from 2010.

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Robin Vos pushes Wisconsin Senate for action on prevailing wage, budget sticking points

Robin Vos pushes Wisconsin Senate for action on prevailing wage, budget sticking points

Assembly Republicans are pushing forward on their own with a package to revise Wisconsin's prevailing wage laws, and could do the same with th…

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Brewers' on-field struggles haven't diminished fans' grammar, analysis shows

Brewers' on-field struggles haven't diminished fans' grammar, analysis shows

The team's fans ranked sixth in MLB in having the fewest errors in comments on the team's official website, Grammarly found.

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In Case You Missed It: Bo knows that it's time for him to go

In Case You Missed It: Bo knows that it's time for him to go

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

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Documentary on late Madison comedian Chris Farley coming in July

Documentary on late Madison comedian Chris Farley coming in July

“Any time you get to talk about Chris Farley is a good day,” Farley’s “SNL” castmate Jay Mohr says in the trailer.

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