Roughly 500 constituents gathered at what was termed an “empty chair town hall” for Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., at the First Congregational Church in Madison Wednesday night.
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Wisconsin Democrats held a teleconference Wednesday to introduce and discuss a new report from a non-profit organization on the potential economic effects of repealing the Affordable Care Act.
When UW System Student Representatives lobbied at the Capitol last Thursday, they took time to ask that legislators seek provisions for a Violence Prevention Specialist on each UW System campus.
The state’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee proposed a bill Tuesday that would hold Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation accountable for factoring in inflation when estimating highway project expenses.
Multiple UW-Madison building project requests have been deferred, according to Gov. Scott Walker’s capital budget proposal.The Department of Administration released the proposal Tuesday, which outlines the 2017-2019 spending on public buildings.
Incumbent State Superintendent Tony Evers and former Beloit superintendent Lowell Holtz advanced to the general election in Wisconsin’s only statewide primary on Tuesday.
In keeping with his tough-on-crime reputation, Gov. Scott Walker is hoping to change the way parole is determined in Wisconsin.
Friends of Scott Walker launched a digital ad campaign Monday urging people who support the biennial budget proposal to write to their representatives about its benefits. Wisconsinites can send form letters to their legislators by visiting the website WalkerBudget.com.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan held a town hall Saturday to field questions and concerns over President Donald Trump’s agenda from more than the 500 estimated constituents in attendance.
Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., announced Thursday that he will not run against U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin for her senate seat in 2018.
Alongside his budget proposal, Gov. Scott Walker is recommending the passage of a companion bill that would legally require university officials to act in defense of offensive speech.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., joined a group of 10 senators on Wednesday calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch a special investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn.Flynn resigned Monday amid allegations of possible illegal phone calls between himself and officials in the Russian government that he had earlier denied.
Gov. Scott Walker expressed support for a bill introduced Tuesday by Republican legislators that would limit state and local candidate’s ability to call for an election recount.The bill requires candidates to be “aggrieved,” meaning they would have to lose within one percent of the winner’s vote total in an election with at least 4,000 votes, according to the Associated Press.
All season, the No. 12 Wisconsin women’s swimming and diving team has been working toward the elusive goal of winning a Big Ten title.
Hoping to increase funding and expand high-speed internet access in rural school districts, state Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green, proposed a collaborative rural broadband expansion bill Tuesday.
Part of Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal calls for an end to a commission that supervises labor disagreements in aims to increase efficiency and quickly run labor cases through government.
Late last month, a child was found unconscious in his Milwaukee-area home. The boy had accidentally swallowed an oxycodone pill from his mother’s purse while she slept.
After the first period, it was an all-around ugly night for the No. 17 Badgers, as they were swept right out of their own building by the Nittany Lions.
Eight minutes into the second period of Friday night’s game, Penn State dumped the puck into the Badgers’ zone on a seemingly harmless play.
For the very first time, Madison constituents are able to cast ballots early at locations all over the city—including on UW-Madison’s campus—for the spring municipal primary election taking place in under two weeks.Municipal elections allow voters to select judicial, educational and municipal officers, as well as non-partisan county officers.The Feb.