Posts Tagged: Wisconsin

Wisconsin redux: Indiana edges closer to right-to-work

Indiana is on the verge of stripping union rights and becoming a right-to-work state. The Republican-controlled House passed a bill on Wednesday that would ban unions from collecting mandatory fees from workers. The bill follows similar measures in other states like Wisconsin, which have drawn mass protests. The bill now goes to the Senate where… Read more »

Getting Everyone On Board the Compliance Train!

This is an Unclaimed Property FAQ written by Unclaimed Property Unit Manager Mary Celentani on our blog, wistatetreasury.wordpress.com One of the Treasurer’s responsibilities is to ensure that all Wisconsin businesses are in compliance with the unclaimed property law and reporting requirements. Unfortunately, many corporate entities and sole proprietors are not aware of the reporting requirements… Read more »

Giving Back to Wisconsin Veterans and Seniors

To read this blog and more, visit our blog at http://wistatetreasury.wordpress.com The Wisconsin State Treasury and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) are teaming up to help veterans claim money they may have lost or forgotten. The agreement between myself and WDVA Secretary John Scocos permits the Unclaimed Property Unit in the State Treasury… Read more »

The Six-Pack – Week Five College Football – from Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports, the Hokie Guru

Congratulations to my friend, Govloop (Steve Ressler) on his upcoming marriage. Very happy for him and his fiance’. Let’s start this Thursday with something from Aaliyah: <span class=”font-size-5″>&lt;br/&gt;</span> Good morning… it’s been a while since the Hokie Guru has posted on college football here at Govloop. It seems like the college football season just started… Read more »

Tales from the Road: Gov’t in Turmoil Across Three States

Last week on vacation, I traveled across three states before spending time with friends and family on a lake in Michigan. While the great majority of my time, of course, was spent kayaking, canoeing, swimming, sightseeing, and eating much more than I should have, it was still hard to avoid the way residents of each… Read more »

2010-2011 College Football Bowl Pick’em (and Preview) Only on Govloop from your bureaucrat on sports, the Hokie Guru

Happy Holidays It’s the time of year again. Hope all you folks had a Happy Thanksgiving. The holiday season is right around the corner. Please remember to donate to the Combined Federal Campaign. You can found out more about the mission of the campaign here. Play Govloop’s Bowl Pick’em Here’s the deal… you know the… Read more »

Week 5 College Football Viewer’s Guide – from the Hokie Guru, Your Bureaucrat on Sports (only on GovLoop)

Happy Friday!! And yes, the federal government is still open… we’re on a continuing resolution. Be ready for an epic blog post. Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Bowls Meet Al Capone? Most of us feel bad for the little guy, Boise State. Fact is, they are one of the best teams in the country and deserve… Read more »

Movie of the Week, The Final Four, The Frozen Four… all from the Hokie Guru, Govloop’s Bureaucratic Eye on Sports and Entertainment

Movie of the Week See this movie… now!! Hot Tub Time Machine is the Hokie Guru’s favorite movie of the spring and maybe the summer. Hola!! Good morning… what a glorious day in the Washington metro area 🙂 We’re getting close to the end of the Govloop Bracket Challenge. Going into the last weekend of… Read more »

NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament – Round 1 is done…

… and you can only home to contain Ali Farokhmanesh!!! Here’s the vid of his game winning shot. And for your victory, Northern Iowa, you take on Kansas smh (definition #1). Full disclosure: Northern Iowa’s head coach, Ben Jacobson, is from my home town of Mayville, ND and we went to high school together. So… Read more »