MADISON, Wis.— Taxes on a type of cigar that looks like a cigarette may be going up in Wisconsin. Cigarettes in Wisconsin are taxed at a rate of $2.52 per pack, while the tax on a 20- pack of little cigars is based on the wholesale price and usually around 78 cents. Kooyenga wants both to be taxed at a rate of $2.52 per pack.
WASHINGTON, May 19- President Donald Trump's administration plans deep cuts to state environmental programs, a summary of the Environmental Protection Agency's 2018 budget showed on Friday, even after some Republicans in affected states raised concerns when the agency released an initial outline of the budget in March. The EPA's grants to state and local...
After Anthony Scaramucci didn't land a job in the Trump administration but he "remains loyal," the New York Times reports.
The dispute centers on the Ho-Chunk's efforts to add hundreds of slot machines, table games, a restaurant and a hotel to its casino in Wittenberg, about 20 miles east of Wausau. The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans runs the North Star casino-resort about 20 miles east of Wittenberg and fears the Ho-Chunk expansion will hurt the North Star's profits.
The Legislature's budget committee has expanded Marquette University and Bible camp acreage that's exempt from property taxes. Lena Taylor, a Milwaukee Democrat, complained the move would hurt Milwaukee's coffers. The Legislature's finance committee has refused to eliminate the commission that resolves workplace disputes.
MADISON, Wis.— The Legislature's finance committee chose Thursday to preserve the state commission that decides workplace disputes, rejecting Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate it and have his administration issue labor rulings instead. The Republican-controlled committee's co-chairs introduced a motion to save the Labor and Industry Review...
MONTPELIER, Vt.— The head of Vermont's largest teachers' union said Tuesday that Republican Gov. In a Statehouse news conference, Martha Allen, the president of the Vermont Chapter of the National Education Association, said the governor last week rejected a plan that was passed by the state Senate that would have saved the same amount of money in health insurance...
NEW YORK, March 16- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the city would suffer huge cuts to a wide array of services and capital funding, jeopardizing everything from housing inspections and senior services to transit projects and counter-terrorism efforts, under President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget. "New York City is directly in the...
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) speaks with CNBC's Brian Sullivan about President Trump's policy promises.
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) speaks to the media about the meeting of U.S. governors at the White House.
The GOP governor said the two biggest things Republicans have to focus on are lowering the corporate tax rate and bringing jobs back.
Give states the flexibility to tailor their own health care solutions, the Wisconsin Republican says.
Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), says the states are willing and able to work together with Washington to get some of President-elect Trump's policies implemented.
Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), talks about the Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Anthony Scaramucci, a top fundraiser during the campaign, will be appointed as a top Donald Trump adviser within the week, sources said.
The 2020 Republican primary could feature a bigger field of candidates than this past cycle's race, The New York Times reported.
The Republican Party is headed for a split, says former NBCUniversal chief Bob Wright, a supporter of Donald Trump.
Donald Trump wants a border wall, but Ronald Reagan thought about a ditch, says Frank Keating, who supervised immigration under Reagan.
Colorado delegate Kendal Unruh is not wealthy, but she's principled and trying to take down Donald Trump, NBC News reports.
A week overdue, the GOP announced on Thursday an unconventional slate of speakers for next week's Republican National Convention.