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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and Congressman Mark Pocan...
This bill would allow student loan borrowers who have been granted debt relief as a result of consistent repayment towards their student loan debt an exemption from being taxed on the amount forgiven.
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A no-kill animal rescue operation in Montello is struggling to pay the bills after taking in a litter of six puppies, five of whom have a very serious illness.
House Republicans to vote on effort to sue President Obama
House Republicans are expected to formally approve their lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive orders this week.
Rand Paul to make education push - First look: Fundraisers in the...
PLAYBOOK PREVIEW: RAND PAUL TO MAKE EDUCATION PUSH: Sen. Rand Paul, in an effort to reach out to voters beyond the Republican base, is planning a major push on education reform, including "education choice, school choice, vouchers, charter schools, you name it - I think we need innovation."
Regional briefs: Conservation league tallies wins, losses
PROUD TO BE: About a million people packed Chicago streets on June 29 for the first Gay Pride Parade since Illinois legalized gay marriage.
Groups: Verona Road project could be in jeopardy if Congress doesn't act
Funding for state highway projects, including the Verona Road interchange could be in jeopardy if Congress does not act, according to a group that held a news conference Monday.
Highway Trust Fund needs a fill up
A crisis may be looming in Washington, over federal transportation funding. The Highway Trust Fund, which is financed by gasoline taxes and pays for transportation and infrastructure projects, is set to run out by the end of the summer.
Interest groups let Congress travel free
Since 2008, the eight current Wisconsin members of the U.S. House and their aides have taken at least 125 privately funded trips at a cost of more than $400,000, according to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel analysis of travel records.