Democratic lawmakers unveiled a plan Tuesday that they say would bring the embattled Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation back under state control.
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Legislative leaders said Friday they would take up a bill next month that would exempt many political crimes from the purview of secret John Doe investigations.
A legislative committee questioned representatives from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Wednesday after an audit showed the agency mismanaged funds and did not follow state statute.
Records released by a liberal advocacy group Tuesday show Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, continued to pursue controversial changes to the state’s open records law even after they were struck from the state’s budget.
A bill that would stop politicians from accruing any new sick leave cleared a Senate committee Tuesday, making way for the bill to be voted on in the full Senate.
Fetal tissue acquired before 2015 could be used for research under an amendment proposed Friday to a bill which would have banned that practice along with future acquisition of fetal tissue.
Legislative Democrats introduced a bill Thursday that would give the state greater ability to combat what they say are some of the highest health insurance rate increases in the nation.
An Assembly health committee heard testimony on two bills Wednesday that would further restrict Planned Parenthood’s operations in Wisconsin.
Gov. Scott Walker is ramping up his campaign in an effort to combat sagging poll numbers, including the results of one released Monday that places him fifth in Iowa.
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., visited his alma mater Monday to help a family move into Sellery Hall and reminisce about his days as a Badger.
It’s official: Gov. Scott Walker is running for president.
After a hectic two days of deliberation, with debate stretching into the early hours of the morning, the Wisconsin state Legislature approved the 2015-'17 state budget Thursday, which includes a $250 million cut to the University of Wisconsin System.
State Republican lawmakers formally announced a deal on a state budget, compromising on several key points in an attempt to bring over a month of turmoil and uncertainty surrounding the bill to a close, although it is unclear whether the bill has enough support to clear the state Senate.
Roughly two dozen protesters were arrested Wednesday after refusing to vacate a street near Capitol Square as part of a protest against Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne’s Tuesday decision not to press charges against a Madison police officer who shot and killed a biracial teenager in March.
Republican leaders of the state’s budget committee said Tuesday Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to shift the UW System to a public authority model is dead, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
An Assembly committee heard public testimony Thursday on two bills that would require drug testing for public benefit recipients and another that would restrict what foods food stamp recipients can purchase.
A majority of the state Supreme Court voted Wednesday to replace Justice Shirley Abrahamson as chief justice, hours after a constitutional amendment authorizing them to do so was certified, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
As the Milwaukee Bucks attempt to stave off elimination from the NBA Playoffs, lawmakers have begun negotiations over a new arena that would keep the team in the state.
Gov. Scott Walker continued his march on Iowa Saturday, touting conservative values alongside a lineup of Republican heavy hitters at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition’s spring summit.
A federal judge denied another attempt Monday by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson to block a potential vote that could remove her from office, as both sides met in an initial hearing on the case.