Commission oversees lobbying, campaign finance laws
The first test isn't very encouraging. Wisconsin's newly formed state agency dealing with keeping government honest would like to be able to grease the palms of those they are overseeing....
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A long-running dispute over the name of the Washington NFL franchise is flaring up in Minnesota. American Indian groups and supporters say the construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium offers a chance to put new pressure on the NFL over the Washington Redskins name and logo. They're asking the agency building Minnesota's new stadium to ban the word Redskins on publicly owned signs or address systems there, as well as the existing Metrodome when the Vikings host Washington Nov 7.
Stadium authority spokeswoman Jenn Hathaway says the board may have a formal response next week. Opponents of the Redskins name say they'll protest at the Metrodome before the game.
President Barack Obama told The Associated Press last week the team should consider changing the name.
A dramatic chapter in the history of the La Crosse Library appears to have a happy ending, for now...
A September decision to shut down the library's South Branch to save money has been overridden by the library board, which has found the money needed to keep the branch open for 2014. The board's decision followed a public hearing on Thursday. Library board president Tom Sleik says revenue decisions made by the legislature have a major impact on the La Crosse Library budget.
It was one professor who got in hot water over a politically charged
Just as La Crosse is working harder to deal with sub par housing, state