A Marquette University Law School poll released Thursday shows falling approval ratings for Gov. Scott Walker and unfavorable numbers for him in a potential 2016 presidential race against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture responded to the detection of the avian influenza virus infecting three separate poultry flocks in Wisconsin, according to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
A federal judge prevented five conservative voters Wednesday from intervening in a case brought by Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson on the timing of the recent voter-approved constitutional amendment.
A bill to provide statewide regulations for rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft would create consumer protections for their customers, according to state Rep. Tyler August (right), R-Lake Geneva.
The state Assembly approved a bill Tuesday that would regulate rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft at the state level, paving the way for expansion of those services.
Assembly Democrats failed to bring a resolution to the floor today that would prevent the Legislature from discussing any bill similar to an Indiana law passed last month that allows businesses to deny services to individuals when serving them would go against their religious beliefs.
Gov. Scott Walker submitted a series of corrections to his 2015-’17 budget proposal Monday, which includes a cap on resident undergraduate tuition within the UW System and a return of the Wisconsin Idea to the System’s mission statement.
It’s difficult to have a citizenry who gives a damn about voting when they immediately associate politics as a shouting match between two sides who are constantly trying to undermine the other. There is the office of the presidency and then there is the President of the United States. There is the governorship and there is the governor. In both of these instances, the titles and the individuals themself are not synonymous but you must have civility when discussing the man or woman holding that office. When the media is critical of, and investigates Gov. Scott Walker or President Barack Obama’s policies it is healthy and just as much a part of the democratic process as voting, calling them names in an effort to boost ratings or web traffic, is not.
State Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, unveiled legislation Monday that would decriminalize marijuana possession and fully legalize its use for both recreational and medicinal purposes for those over 21 years old.
State Democrats introduced a law repealed by Republicans three years ago that they say would allow the state to enforce laws preventing pay discrimination on the basis of sex.
Lauren Carlini (center) should be one of the best players in the nation this season as the reigning Big Ten Player of the Year.
Candidates are starting to announce their plans to become the next president of the United States. But even political juggernauts like Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio probably don’t know these crazy things about the race they just entered.
Madison resident Joshua Van Haften appeared in U.S. District Court Thursday to face charges that he attempted to join the terrorist organization ISIL in 2014.
A federal judge denied state Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson’s request to block implementation of a constitutional amendment that would change the selection process for her position.
As part of a coalition of 73 cities and counties representing more than 43 million people, the city of Madison came out in favor of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration which are currently stalled by a lawsuit, according to a Wednesday city press release.
Representatives from the Wisconsin Innocence Project presented before roughly 40 state legislators and staff members Wednesday, emphasizing the need for law enforcement to wear electronic surveillance devices, as well as a need for an increase in the compensation for Wisconsinites who are wrongly convicted of crimes.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson filed a lawsuit Wednesday in response to a constitutional amendment voted into law Tuesday, which would allow Wisconsin Supreme Court justices to choose who fills the chief justice position.
The 2nd District Court of Appeals upheld the conviction Wednesday of a man charged with taking pictures up a woman’s skirt, which comes at a time when legislators in the state Senate debate further action against “upskirting.”
The crowd that gathered on State Street Monday night after the Wisconsin Badgers lost to the Duke Blue Devils in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship was one of mixed emotions, ranging from disappointment to celebration of the team’s accomplishments.
Updated 4/8/15 at 10:50 a.m.