Mitch Reynolds is the News Director at Midwest Family Broadcasting. He covers the internecine agonies of La Crosse city hall. He really likes basketball.
Among the changes to credit card rules; one that forces companies to show the number of years it will take to pay a balance off if just the minimum is paid.
On the balance, King says the credit changes should make things better for consumers.
Democrat Jennifer Shilling is on the state's joint finance committee. The committee has approved receiving 822 million dollars from the feds for high speed rail funding in the state. Shilling says the money's essential to invest in the future of rail in the state. The vast majority of the money will go to fund the Milwaukee to Madison corridor. Less than a tenth of one percent of the total cash will go towards studying the future of high speed rail that might go through La Crosse someday.
A vigil tonight for a missing college student in La Crosse. WTC an UWL will hold a vigil tonight for 21 year-old Craig Meyers who disappeared over the week-end. The vigil begins at 6:30 tonight on the TC campus at the Lunda center at seventh street on the downtown campus. TC says the vigil is open to anyone who wants to support the family and friends of Meyers. Meyers, also a former high school wrestling state champion from West Salem, is a student in TC's criminal justice program.