When Eau Claire city officials applied for a federal grant in October to help pay for a proposed $23.5 million development that would include a new transit transfer center, the odds of receiving that money weren’t in their favor. The city was seeking $5 million from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER, grant program, which is run by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Typically only about 6 percent of applicants receive money through that program.
JANESVILLE — Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he was surprised when President Donald Trump announced plans to impose new tariffs on imported aluminum and steel because based on conversations with administration officials, the Republican governor thought “we were in a good place.” Walker, in a rare public break with the president, took his case against Trump’s tariffs on the road Tuesday. Walker visited a plastics manufacturer in Oshkosh and a food distributor in