Wisconsin joined 23 other states Friday in a lawsuit to halt new federal carbon regulations, which some state leaders say will stifle manufacturing jobs in the state.
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The Badgers will travel to Big Rapids, Mich. this weekend with hopes of avenging last week’s nightmare performance in Boston. Despite being outscored 10-1 in its last two games, Wisconsin has remained confident with its sights set high on the Ferris State Bulldogs this weekend.
Michigan State-Michigan. That is all.
The No. 3 Wisconsin Badgers (4-0-0 WCHA, 6-0-0 overall) return home to Madison and LaBahn Arena this weekend to face the No. 6 Bemidji State Beavers (3-0-1, 6-0-2). The last time the two foes met, Wisconsin got the upper hand with a 4-0 victory in Grand Forks, N.D.The Badgers will come into the matchup boasting four straight consecutive shutouts over conference opponents with a 22-0 goal differential.
Two bills poised to drastically alter future Wisconsin elections advanced through the state assembly Tuesday amid frustration and pleas for reconsideration from the Democratic minority.
A Republican-backed bill to prohibit the use of secret John Doe investigations into possible illegal political activity passed both houses of the state Legislature early Wednesday morning.
Under the initial proposal, downtown businesses would have had to pay $13 per square foot for sidewalk space. With the new compromise, the businesses will pay $5.50 per square foot.
A federal district court refused to expand the kinds of identification voters can use in Wisconsin Tuesday, rejecting the arguments made by a special interest group that aimed to make voting easier for students, veterans and people with out-of-state driver’s licenses.
With a goal to significantly modify the state campaign finance laws, Republicans have introduced a three-part bill to the Wisconsin State Legislature on which the Assembly is scheduled to vote Tuesday.Despite receiving much criticism from Democrats, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, have laid out a comprehensive plan that would enable political action committees to spend an unlimited amount of money on campaigns and allow donors to give unlimited amounts of money to campaign committees.While the bill mainly focuses on tweaking state campaign finance laws, the piece of legislation also exonerates politicians from John Doe corruption investigations, according to a Common Cause press release.Some have claimed that the John Doe investigations, which look at extortion, corruption and other violations, have been detrimentally unnecessary for politicians.“The Wisconsin John Doe shows how campaign-finance laws have become a liberal weapon to silence political opponents.
Madison police arrested a 32-year-old Madison resident Saturday morning after knocking another man unconscious.
No. 2 Wisconsin (4-0 WCHA, 6-0 overall) concluded another sweep this weekend over struggling WCHA opponent St. Cloud State (0-4, 2-4) to remain undefeated.
Budget cuts and delays in debt payments have left the state with a $135 million budget surplus, according to the yearly fiscal report released by the state Department of Administration Tuesday.
The Homecoming Parade will take place Friday along State Street.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, co-authored a proposal to increase campaign donation limits.
The Associated Students of Madison Coordinating Council began discussion Wednesday on the organization’s operating budget for the 2016 fiscal year.
A proposal that would dramatically alter the state’s campaign finance laws is being fast-tracked through the state Legislature, despite being termed by critics as a “deregulation” of the current system.
The first Democratic presidential debate took place Tuesday night in Las Vegas and featured the five current candidates vying for the 2016 nomination, including Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
Five presidential hopefuls took the stage in Las Vegas on Tuesday at the first Democratic debate.
A series of bills that would alter the state’s campaign finance and election systems caused a heated public hearing Tuesday, with lawmakers divided over the decision to make the state’s election board a partisan organization.