Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A roundup of school news from 2012 shows a number of awards as well as improvements planned in the Port Washington-Saukville School District.
With Christmas around the corner and a New Year on its way, it's time to take a look back at all that's happened in 2012. Inside Port Washington-Saukville schools lots was happening this year. Here's a look at top stories from the district:
Friday, June 29, 2012
Wisconsin Republicans say that 5-4 ruling to upheld the federal Affordable Care Act will strengthen their resolve for to push for repeal, while Democrats praise the ruling.
In a highly anticipated ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care Act, the health care reform law that President Barack Obama signed into law in 2010 and his top priority in the first two years of his administration. The high court, by a 5-4 vote, upheld the entire law. The controversial law — known as "Obamacare" to critics — expands health care coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. In Wisconsin, the reaction was divided along political lines. Republicans said the ruling would motivate them even more to push for the repeal of the law, while Democrats lauded the decision. Gov. Scott Walker, in a statement, said Wisconsin will not take any action to implement the provisions of the federal law. "I am hopeful that…
Saturday, July 9, 2011
A weekly recap of the news from Patch.
Port Washington-Saukville Patch's recap of the week's five most newsworthy stories covered on the website from July 2 to 8. Boaters sent to hospital after collision with breakwall The Port Washington police and fire departments as well as an Ozaukee County rescue boat responded to a boat crash late Wednesday night. One year later, smoking ban has mixed impact on local businesses The statewide smoking ban went into effect just over one year ago, and area bars weigh in on whether the law has hurt or helped business. Fourth of July sees lots of red, white and blue celebrations Summer is in full swing with the Fourth of July now behind us, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy some snapshots of the many ways area residents enjoyed the holiday. …