Marti Mikkelson http://wuwm.com en Federal Court Upholds Act 10 http://wuwm.com/post/federal-court-upholds-act-10 <p>A federal appeals court has upheld Gov. Scott Walker's bill that strips public unions of collective bargaining rights.</p><p>Two unions representing city of Madison and Dane County workers filed a lawsuit in 2011, alleging the law violated their right to free assembly and equal protection.</p><p>U.S. District Judge William Conley found the restrictions constitutional last year.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:46:55 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 29467 at http://wuwm.com Federal Court Upholds Act 10 What To Do About DOT's $650 Million Funding Gap http://wuwm.com/post/what-do-about-dots-650-million-funding-gap <p></p><p></p><p>The state is projecting a huge deficit in the budget that pays for highways, local roads and public transit. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 29414 at http://wuwm.com What To Do About DOT's $650 Million Funding Gap Summit Set for June as Heroin Deaths Spike in Milwaukee County http://wuwm.com/post/summit-set-june-heroin-deaths-spike-milwaukee-county <p></p><p></p><p>There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of heroin deaths in Milwaukee County. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 29247 at http://wuwm.com Summit Set for June as Heroin Deaths Spike in Milwaukee County Attorney: Kramer Intends to Plead Not Guilty to Sexual Assault http://wuwm.com/post/attorney-kramer-intends-plead-not-guilty-sexual-assault <p></p><p>The lawyer for former state Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer says his client will plead not guilty to two counts of second-degree sexual assault.</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:22:19 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 29139 at http://wuwm.com Attorney: Kramer Intends to Plead Not Guilty to Sexual Assault Congressman Tom Petri to Retire Instead of Seeking Re-Election http://wuwm.com/post/congressman-tom-petri-retire-instead-seeking-re-election <p>Republican Congressman Tom Petri of Wisconsin says he will retire after more than 30 years in the House of Representatives.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:16:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 29006 at http://wuwm.com Congressman Tom Petri to Retire Instead of Seeking Re-Election