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The Healthcare Quality Coalition didn't run television ads, issue a weekly barrage of news releases or hold regular news conferences. Its members didn't appear on cable television news shows. It has no staff or dues.
Yet the coalition helped ensure that the recently enacted health care reform legislation contained several provisions to slow the rise in health care spending.
When James Ley of the Menomonie Police and Fire Commission commented on Fire Chief John Baus’ official-looking attire before Monday’s press conference announcing a new ladder truck for the fire department, Baus didn’t miss a beat.
“Hey, I’ll dress up however you want for three-quarters of a million dollars,” Baus said.
Wisconsin 3rd District Congressman Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) held a listening session for all Western Wisconsin constituents via telephone conference Wednesday night to cover an array of topics.
A federal construction project at the French Island fish lab previously restricted to out-of-state contractors will be open to all bidders after the U.S. Department of Interior reversed a decision by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Added regulations on small businesses are not aiding economic growth, a member of the Northwest Wisconsin Manufacturing Outreach Center told U.S. Rep. Ron Kind on Monday.
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As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled plans for a new district office and visitors center on Brice Prairie, Wisconsin’s congressional delegation is pressuring the White House to allow local contractors to bid on several other projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Unemployment is a big topic on the minds of Chippewa County residents. And while getting a job is on the mind of many of our residents, creating jobs is the mind of our lawmakers in Washington.
WASHINGTON — Wisconsin lawmakers and other members of Congress are concerned about the safety of ethnic Hmong recently deported from Thailand to Laos.
As House and Senate lawmakers start to reconcile their health-care bills with an eye to final passage, a little-noticed provision is already prompting celebration from a small group of influential hospitals that stand to gain millions in Medicare dollars.