WUWM News

Politics & Government
8:44 am
Fri May 24, 2013

State Panel Cuts Funding For Zoo Interchange Work

Freeway work in the Milwaukee area could be scaled back after the Joint Finance Committee cut funding for reconstruction on part of the Zoo Interchange.

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Politics & Government
8:29 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Walker Gets 'Somewhat Subdued' Greeting From Iowa Republicans

Scott Walker promoted his administration's achievements including stripping public workers of most bargaining rights before an audience of Iowa Republicans last night.

Des Moines Register reporter Jennifer Jacobs listened in as Scott Walker spoke to Iowa Republicans.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivered a keynote address at an Iowa Republican Party gathering last night in West Des Moines.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Joint Finance Approves Measure to Move Milwaukee Crime Lab

The Joint Finance committee on Thursday approved a budget proposal that would move the Milwaukee Crime Lab out of the city.
Credit Justin Kern, flickr

The Milwaukee Crime Lab could be moved out of the city, under a budget provision the Legislature’s Joint Finance committee approved Thursday.

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Arts & Culture
11:52 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Active Military Members: Visit Many Wisconsin Museums for Free This Summer

Milwaukee Art Museum
Yinan Chen, Flickr

Starting Memorial Day, and running through Labor Day, more than 45 museums across Wisconsin will allow active duty military personnel and up to five family members to visit for free.

The Blue Star Museum program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across the county.

Museums participating in Milwaukee:

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Politics & Government
10:29 am
Thu May 23, 2013

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan Writing Book about His Life, Political Views

Ryan including chapters on Republican Party renewal
Credit Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Wisconsin GOP Congressman and former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is writing his first, major book, according to National Review Online.

Ryan has not indicated whether the project reflects political aspirations about running for president in 2016.

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