Walker responds to Burke copying claim
    Governor Scott Walker says a report that his Democratic opponent’s jobs plans includes text copied from proposals offered by candidates for governor in other states “doesn’t change much” about the real discussions of the campaign. Democrat Mary Burke’s campaign says a consultant who worked on the jobs plan is responsible for the text, which was […]
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    Mary Burke jobs plan snafu likely has minimal impact on voters
    Wisconsin Republicans are accusing Mary Burke of “plagiarizing” some of her jobs plan. One expert says it’s hard to predict what, if anything, this gaffe could mean for Burke. Portions of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke’s jobs plan were copied from other candidates, but her campaign blames a consultant. UW-Madison Political Science Professor Barry Burden says, […]
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    Remember POW-MIA Recognition Day
    On the third Friday in September Americans remember the commitment and sacrifices made by members of the U.S. military who were taken as prisoners of war or went missing during combat operations. “America has made a commitment to those in uniform that no one would be left behind,” says Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary John […]
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    AARP opposes utility rate hike requests
    Senior advocates are pushing back, on proposed electricity rate hikes. Helen Marks Dicks, state issues advocacy director for AARP Wisconsin said seniors, as well as utility customers in many parts of the state, could lose control of their energy bills, if a request from We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service and Madison Gas & Electric for […]
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    Burke campaign accused of ‘plagiarizing’ jobs plan
    Large portions of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke’s jobs plan for Wisconsin were copied from other gubernatorial candidates who ran in previous election cycles in other states, according to a report from BuzzFeed News. According to the report, several paragraphs in Burke’s job plan contained the same or similar language to plans put forward by politicians […]
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