Sen. Ron Johnson aware Kramer assaulted staffer, did not tell authorities

A woman allegedly assaulted three years ago by former Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer was a Congressional aide to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Friday that both Johnson and his chief of staff, former Unified Catholic … Continue reading

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Council candidates confront limitations and options for reviving Pioneer

The Pioneer Resort and its slow decay has become the symbol of economic development in Oshkosh. The six candidates for three Oshkosh Common Council seats touched on many facets of economic development during the League of Women Voters candidates forum … Continue reading

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Council candidates vary in support, opposition to school referendum

The six Oshkosh Common Council candidates sat down Tuesday night to make their case for a Winnebago County Labor Council endorsement. As one might expect from representatives of labor unions, the questions for Dan Becker, Kyle Clark, Steve Cummings, Paul … Continue reading

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Field of Oshkosh Council candidates swells to six

The field of interested candidates for three Oshkosh Common Council candidates has already reached six. And you’ll find a few familiar names among the potential challengers. Incumbents Steve Cummings, Steve Herman and Kyle Clark have all taken out nominating papers, … Continue reading

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Petri takes new (old) approach to campaign finance reform

Congressman Tom Petri has introduced a campaign finance reform bill he believes could counteract big money campaign donations with a lot more small ones. Petri, R-Wis., introduced the Citizen Involvement in Campaigns Act, or CIVIC Act, Nov. 21 and has … Continue reading

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Gov. Scott Walker to visit FVTC Oshkosh campus Tuesday

Gov. Scott Walker will visit Fox Valley Technical College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center Tuesday afternoon to get a first-hand look at one of the college’s newest welding programs: robotic welding. Walker will tour FVTC’s manufacturing technology center and meet with … Continue reading

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Johnson’s staff to hold immigration listening sessions

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s staff will hold a series of listening sessions throughout Wisconsin to hear comments on the immigration legislation currently under debate. The senator’s office announced the listening sessions today in a news release. His staff will meet … Continue reading

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School choice group touts spending’s impact on Gudex election

The American Federation for Children, one of the country’s most prominent school choice special interest groups, is highlighting the election of State Sen. Rick Gudex, R-Fond du Lac, as one of its biggest political successes of 2012. In a recently … Continue reading

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Hintz to host budget hearing on May 6

State Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, will host a hearing on the state budget from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 6, in the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s Reeve Memorial Union Room 227A. Hintz sent out an e-mail announcing the hearing Wednesday and noting … Continue reading

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Today Show features Oshkosh Senator Ron Johnson as fired J.C. Penney CEO

Apparently NBC’s Today Show thinks U.S. Senator Ron Johnson has been fired. Or, maybe they think he runs J.C. Penney. The Today Show used the Republican Senator’s head shot while introducing a story about retailer J.C. Penney’s chief executive officer, … Continue reading

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