Several Republican candidates said the moderators of Wednesday's debate failed to ask fair questions.
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After taking it in the chin from insurgents like Donald Trump and Ben Carson in the first two debates, establishment Republicans went on the offensive Wednesday night.
The state Assembly approved a bill Tuesday that would initiate major reforms to the state’s civil service system, along with other measures to eliminate the state treasurer position and relax concealed carry restrictions for knives.Civil service reform passes after lengthy debateAfter almost four hours of deliberation, the Assembly moved 57-35 to approve a bill that would change how the state hires and fires public servants.The proposal, authored by state Rep.
Wisconsin GOP legislators are in the process of proposing two bills that would limit the ways local school districts can raise and spend money through referendums and local taxpayers, according to a Monday report by the Wisconsin State Journal.
A bill that would allow strip searches for some minor offenses received support Monday from local law enforcement ahead of a Senate committee vote later this week.
Legislative Republicans circulated a bill last week that would significantly change the state’s worker’s compensation laws.
Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Friday to limit John Doe investigations.
Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday that will limit the scope of John Doe investigations after the state Legislature approved the proposal last week.
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.
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.