HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
Cosseted utility gets more, again:
We Energies electricity rates are expected to rise 4.2% on average in 2013, less than the utility sought but more than a key customer group had lobbied for.
The state Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved a $120 million rate increase after siding with the utility on key issues including higher costs linked to the Oak Creek power plant.
‘Cause what they’ve got now is a zoo.
But retired Waukesha County Judge Neal Nettesheim told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from his home Wednesday that anyone guessing that the probe was coming to an end was engaging in “pure conjecture.”
“The John Doe is not completed,” Nettesheim said. “It is still open.”
Or is he just positioning?
Ultra-conservative assemblyman Don Pridemore ‘declares’ for state superintendent’s job.
At large, and possibly far, far away.
One of legislature’s most conservative members.
Wisconsin should dramatically increase the amount of money it spends on treatment programs that keep offenders with drug and alcohol addictions and mental illness out of prison, two groups said Tuesday.
The call is receiving a warm reception from some Republicans and Democrats weary of forking over roughly $1.3 billion a year to lock up Wisconsin offenders — about half of whom land back in prison after release.
But Nixon’s famous remarks were about a matter unrelated to the Watergate break-in or cover-up.
Via Badger Democracy.
Fitting for more than one reason.
Thomas Seibold, thirty-one.