Marti Mikkelson http://wuwm.com en Walker: Border Children Could Drain The Entire System http://wuwm.com/post/walker-border-children-could-drain-entire-system <p></p><p></p><p>Gov. Scott Walker says he's not entirely opposed to Wisconsin providing temporary shelter for unaccompanied children crossing into the U. S. on the Mexican border, but housing them could eventually "drain the entire system."</p><p>Walker spoke Friday following a campaign stop in Deerfield.&nbsp; He says he's concerned about the risks children face in traveling many miles to the U. S. and the cost of dealing with them once they're here.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:13:09 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36891 at http://wuwm.com Walker: Border Children Could Drain The Entire System Federal Appeals Court Sets Date For Wisconsin Gay Marriage Arguments http://wuwm.com/post/federal-appeals-court-sets-date-wisconsin-gay-marriage-arguments <p></p><p></p><p>Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of Wisconsin's same sex marriage ban next month.&nbsp; The 7th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday rescheduled arguments to hear both Wisconsin's and Indiana's appeals for Aug. 26.&nbsp;</p><p>Federal judges overturned each state's gay marriage ban in separate rulings.&nbsp; When both states appealed, the 7th Circuit combined the cases.</p><p>The court also denied requests that the states' appeals be heard before the full 10-member court instead of a three-judge pael, as is customary.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:50:20 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36889 at http://wuwm.com Federal Appeals Court Sets Date For Wisconsin Gay Marriage Arguments Ryan Rolls Out Poverty Plan, Critics Skeptical http://wuwm.com/post/ryan-rolls-out-poverty-plan-critics-skeptical <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan unveiled a huge anti-poverty agenda Thursday.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:19:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36819 at http://wuwm.com Ryan Rolls Out Poverty Plan, Critics Skeptical Council Lifts Cap on Taxicab Permits in Milwaukee, Allows Lyft and Uber to Operate Legally http://wuwm.com/post/council-lifts-cap-taxicab-permits-milwaukee-allows-lyft-and-uber-operate-legally <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Milwaukee residents and visitors may soon have more options to get around town.</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:17:50 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36625 at http://wuwm.com Council Lifts Cap on Taxicab Permits in Milwaukee, Allows Lyft and Uber to Operate Legally Walker and Burke Trade Barbs Over Trek Outsourcing http://wuwm.com/post/walker-and-burke-trade-barbs-over-trek-outsourcing <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A campaign ad has stirred the latest dust-up between </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Scott Walker and his likely Democratic opponent, Mary Burke.</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36541 at http://wuwm.com Walker and Burke Trade Barbs Over Trek Outsourcing Democrats in Attorney General Primary Try to Distinguish Themselves http://wuwm.com/post/democrats-attorney-general-primary-try-distinguish-themselves <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wisconsin Democrats will decide in a few weeks who they want running for state Attorney General.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36371 at http://wuwm.com Democrats in Attorney General Primary Try to Distinguish Themselves State Promises to Contact Residents Dropped From Medicaid Who Did Not Enroll in Marketplace http://wuwm.com/post/state-promises-contact-residents-dropped-medicaid-who-did-not-enroll-marketplace <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Walker administration released a couple sets of numbers on Wednesday – about residents and health insurance.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:22:46 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36232 at http://wuwm.com State Promises to Contact Residents Dropped From Medicaid Who Did Not Enroll in Marketplace Milwaukee County Sheriff's Race Features Hard-Fought Primary http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukee-county-sheriffs-race-features-hard-fought-primary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Milwaukee County voters are in for a rerun next month. The primary for sheriff will, again, feature incumbent David Clarke and Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Chris&nbsp;</span>Moews<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. They faced off in 2010.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 35924 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee County Sheriff's Race Features Hard-Fought Primary Senators Refuse to Attend Candidates Forum http://wuwm.com/post/senators-refuse-attend-candidates-forum <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A couple Republican candidates in Wisconsin plan to boycott a debate – because the sponsor is the League of Women Voters.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:52:56 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 35650 at http://wuwm.com Senators Refuse to Attend Candidates Forum Ideological Differences May Turn The Governor's Race in Wisconsin http://wuwm.com/post/ideological-differences-may-turn-governors-race-wisconsin <p></p><p></p><p>The candidates for Wisconsin governor have been busy – pinpointing how they differ. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 35477 at http://wuwm.com Ideological Differences May Turn The Governor's Race in Wisconsin