Please note: Over-the-air viewers in Milwaukee need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive CBS58, WMLW, MeTV, Telemundo Wisconsin, Heroes & Icons, Bounce, Decades, Start TV, Movies! and most other local channels. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

Tip Line: 414-777-5808 |

Walker calls for lame-duck bills, starting clock on signing

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has called for Republicans' lame-duck legislation to be delivered to his office, starting the countdown to signing the package.

Walker called for the bills Thursday. He now has six days to sign them. His spokesman, Tom Evenson, says Walker won't take action Thursday but declined to say when he would act.

The measures weaken Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers and Democratic Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul.

They give Republicans control of the state job-creation agency, block Evers from withdrawing Wisconsin from a multistate lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act and prevent him from seeking to withdraw a federal waiver allowing the state to force Medicaid recipients to work to receive benefits.

Kaul would need lawmakers' permission to settle lawsuits and the Legislature would be able to intervene in cases.

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?


Post a comment
Be the first to leave a comment!
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?