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Appleton Post-Crescent Endorses Rob Cowles

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  • August 8, 2011
Editorial:  Keep Cowles, Olsen in Senate For many people, Tuesday's state Senate recall elections are about one issue — the vote on a bill to eliminate most collective bargaining powers for most public employees. In our area, two Republican sen...

Politifact calls Nusbaum Attack Ad 'Pants on Fire'

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  • August 4, 2011
Nancy Nusbaum on Monday, July 25th, 2011 in a television ad Candidate Nancy Nusbaum says State Sen. Robert Cowles supported selling state power plants to the "biggest donors" without oversight or bidding     Democratic recall challengers Fred ...

Kaukauna School District Creates a $1.5M Surplus and Hires Additional Staff

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  • July 1, 2011
By Mark Leland Fox 11 Green Bay     KAUKAUNA - The Kaukauna School District is turning what would have been a budget deficit into a surplus thanks to the new collective bargaining law. District officials claim the impact to teachers will be minim...

State Sen. Rob Cowles, Rep. Chad Weininger propose bill to allow TIFs across municipalities

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  • June 6, 2011
By Patti ZarlingGreen Bay Press-Gazette Local government leaders on Monday praised proposed state legislation they say would offer them a tool to encourage business development across municipal boundaries. State Sen. Rob Cowles, R-Allouez, and ...

Cowles Foe Rebuffed by "Strong Cowles Supporters" in Shawano

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  • May 13, 2011
Cowles foe brings his message to Shawano By Tim Ryan tryan@shawanoleader.com Rich Langan, the Democratic challenger seeking to unseat state Sen. Rob Cowles (R-Green Bay) in a recall election, visited Shawano during a tour of the district Thurs...

Post-Crescent Endorses Cowles, Ellis Plan to Protect Consumers

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  • May 11, 2011
Editorial: Utilities should pay for own errors If a public utility's error results in a customer being undercharged, the utility shouldn't be able to back-bill the customer to make up the difference. It could cause a significant financial hardsh...