Posts Tagged State governments

Walker supports key parts of reported Bucks arena deal

Gov. Scott Walker discusses ongoing state budget negotiations on Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Portage, Wis. Walker says he remains opposed to a vehicle registration fee increase or gas tax hike to help pay for state highway construction and repair in Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker spoke in favor Thursday of key elements of a reported deal fora new $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks that includes raising taxes on Milwaukee County hotel rooms and rental cars.

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Missouri lawmakers file lawsuit over Rams stadium

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are suing to challenge the authority of Gov. Jay Nixon and officials who oversee the current St. Louis Rams stadium over plans for a new one.

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Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal Wednesday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they’re close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena for the NBA team.

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Ohio legislative proposal would back Pete Rose reinstatement

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A resolution urging baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to reinstate former Cincinnati Reds star Pete Rose and make him eligible for the Hall of Fame has had its first hearing in the Ohio Legislature.

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