Tuesday Mar 11
House panel approves local-option sales tax bill, but Stumbo calls bill 'bad policy'
A proposal to give cities and counties the option of asking voters to support a sales tax increase for local projects cleared a state House panel Tuesday, but it's future in the full House looks doubtful.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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People keep asking me whom I favor for the 2016 Republican nomination. I politely demur - and not just because it's almost three years till Election Day, and at this stage in the 2008 cycle I'm not sure I'd ever heard of Barack Obama.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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APNewsBreak: Deal to recover sunken gold approved
An Ohio judge approved a deal to recover the remaining gold from a ship that sank off the Carolina coast in 1857 and more recently has been embroiled in legal fights involving a fugitive treasure hunter, according to a court order obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Top WisDOT lawyer leaves post after emails reveal lewd prank
The top lawyer for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has left the job after John Doe investigation emails released last week showed he wrote a lewd, fake press release while working for the state in 1998.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Sexual harassment case | John Arnold hearing postponed by ethics commission
The Legislative Ethics Commission on Monday postponed indefinitely the hearing on sexual-harassment complaints filed against former state Rep. John Arnold.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
More lawmakers subpoenaed in Arnold case
More state lawmakers have been subpoenaed by the attorney for former Democratic lawmaker John Arnold, who faces a Legislative Ethics Commission hearing Tuesday on allegations of sexual harassment.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Local option sales tax bill filed in House
Backers of the local option sales tax amendment claimed momentum Friday when a bipartisan group of 17 House members signed on as co-sponsors of the measure.
Unnamed parties sue in state Supreme Court over John Doe campaign probe
The judge and prosecutor overseeing a secret investigation into recall campaign fundraising have again been sued - this time before the state Supreme Court.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Panel: Suspend fundraising ban in House
An Arkansas House panel on Thursday recommended allowing representatives to raise campaign funds during this month's legislative session, expanding on a narrower recommendation last week to just lift the fundraising ban for two members running for Congress.