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DNR board member’s fight to keep seat cost taxpayers $76K

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin taxpayers spent about $76,000 to fund a state Department of Natural Resources policy board member’s legal fight to remain on the board after his term expired, a news outlet reported Wednesday. The Wisconsin State Journal said it had obtained invoices through an open records request detailing state payments to Fred Prehn’s […]

Posted inEconomy, Health & Welfare

Spray-painted house in Janesville, Wisconsin highlights affordable housing crisis

A message spray-painted on a two-story Janesville rental home accuses a tenant of not paying her rent. The vandalism not only makes a public spectacle of a landlord’s ongoing dispute with a renter he’s trying to evict, it also shines a light on the need for affordable housing in the city.