State of the Union address

Politics & Government
5:05 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Wisconsin Group Advocates for Higher Minimum Wage

Many Wisconsinites agree with raising the minimum wage, but don't want to raise it to $10 an hour.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Jennifer Epps-Addison, executive director of the Milwaukee-based organization, Wisconsin Jobs Now.

As was expected, President Obama unveiled his plan to hike the minimum wage for people hired on federal contracts, during the State of the Union address last night. 

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Regional
6:00 am
Wed January 29, 2014

President Obama Expected to Focus on Economy in Waukesha Visit

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill on January 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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President Obama will visit the GE plant in Waukesha on Thursday. This will mark the third time the president has visited Wisconsin, on the heels of delivering his State of the Union address.

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