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Forums to tackle big idea about education

In light of the the pending state budget which has a proposed $300 million in cuts to the UW System, leaders from a wide variety of business, governmental and educational systems met April 16 in Wausau to discuss the future of higher education in Wisconsin.

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Obey, Petri launch state tour on civic engagement

MARSHFIELD – Two retired Wisconsin congressmen from opposite political parties kicked off their first lecture in a series about bipartisanship and civic participation on Monday at UW-Marshfield/Wood County. Former U.S. Reps. Dave Obey —…

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Forum spotlights foes in election reform

In offering a history of Wisconsin’s transparency and campaign finance victories and setbacks, Jay Heck of Common Cause Wisconsin did not cast Gov. Scott Walker in a flattering light. Heck, the executive director the…

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WIPPS helping county improve communications

The Marathon County Board of Supervisors is moving ahead with a training program that will involve more public participation on critical policy issues. At a meeting on January 7, Executive Committee supervisors were introduced…

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Petri – Obey Lecture Series accepting engagements

The Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service and the David R. Obey Civic Resource Center present a unique opportunity for university students and the general public to hear directly from two long-time congressional leaders. Former Congressmen…

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