Jeff Mayers

Stadium Facelift Roils Wisconsin Politics

By: - November 20, 2000

MADISON, Wi. — Green Bay Packer politics continue to reverberate in Wisconsin, where a GOP lawmaker was ousted Nov. 7 despite his support for renovating the stadium of the state’s most cherished sports team. The push by pro football’s Packers to renovate Lambeau Field played a role in a tumultuous election-year session of the Legislature, […]

Green Bay Packers Seeking Legislative Touchdown

By: - January 28, 2000

MADISON — The Green Bay Packers last went to the Super Bowl in 1998. They say if fans want them to go back more often, the answer is a renovated stadium that will provide the team more money to buy on-field talent. “We’re fighting for survival,” says Green Bay Packers President Bob Harlan. But the […]

Wisconsin Typical Of State Tobacco Settlement Debate

By: - May 6, 1999

WASHINGTON – Wisconsin’s debate over the tobacco windfall has come down to short-term tax relief vs. long-term preventive health care. Those who favor tax relief want the money put into the general fund. Health care advocates, including lawmakers with medical backgrounds, are pushing for $50 million a year to be put into a health trust […]