In the race for a Wisconsin Supreme Court seat, ads are now touting the credentials of some candidates while attacking others.
A Rock County family is pleading for a bill that would require licensing and training for coroners and medical examiners in the state.
The Legislature's budget committee has approved a bill that would relax Wisconsin's sulfur dioxide regulations.
A bill that would bar county executives from serving concurrently in the Wisconsin Legislature is being criticized as hard-core partisan politics.
Some Republican lawmakers want to create a law enforcement oversight committee with the power to review new surveillance technologies, use of military weapons…
U.S. Senate hopeful from Wisconsin Russ Feingold is trying to stay neutral in the ongoing Democratic nomination fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie…
The Legislature's budget committee has approved state health officials' request to spend more on Wisconsin's mental health institutes.
An Assembly committee is slated to vote Wednesday on a bill that would subject Wisconsin's high school athletics association to open records and meetings laws.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee planners, grounds crew and students have been putting in some long days to make sure everything is set for the Democratic…
Russ Feingold is skipping the Democratic presidential debate in his home state of Wisconsin.
Maurice Sheppard, political science instructor at Madison College, discusses the Republican and Democratic candidates campaigning for president post New…
The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow Wisconsin residents to register to vote online.
The state Assembly has passed a bill prohibiting government officials from banning live Christmas trees in churches and the state Capitol rotunda.
Disability rights groups are calling for changes in a law governing the seclusion and restraint of students in public schools.
People wrongly convicted of crimes in Wisconsin could claim up to $50,000 for each year spent behind bars under a bipartisan bill Wisconsin's Assembly has…
The state Senate has approved a bill that would re-shape Wisconsin's managed forest program.
The Wisconsin Senate has passed a bill that would create a new process for groups to obtain special license plates.
The Wisconsin Assembly has signed off on a bill creating uniform restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would give libraries more power to collect overdue fines.
Spitting at prosecutors would carry a felony charge under a bill the Wisconsin Assembly has approved.
The state Assembly has approved a bill that would require Wisconsin schools to provide CPR training in seventh- and eighth-grade health classes.
The state Assembly has approved a bill that would push the start of Wisconsin's wolf hunt back if the federal government allows the season to resume.
The state Assembly has passed a bill ensuring that sexual assault victims and others who report such crimes can't be cited or disciplined for underage drinking.
Deferred maintenance has driven a long-term fix for Milwaukee's Mitchell Park Domes to $65 million to $75 million.
The state Assembly is poised to vote on a pair of bills that would ease water body development regulations and expand property owners' rights.
A recent homicide is re-opening the debate about the repeal of a 48-hour waiting period to buy a handgun in Wisconsin.
Kevin Kennedy, with the Government Accountability Board, talks about the new photo ID requirements for the upcoming election.
New campaign finance reports show state Supreme Court hopeful JoAnne Kloppenburg is outpacing rival Joe Donald in fundraising.
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg is coming out swinging in her first television ad.
Wisconsin Supreme Court hopeful Joe Donald is about to launch his first television ad.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed an executive order creating a commission to study how to strengthen families.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill legalizing concealed switchblades and knives.
Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature want to make spitting on prosecutors a felony.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has allowed three district attorneys to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court over a closed, secret investigation into whether Gov.…
Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign a bill that would allow people to carry concealed switchblades and knives.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is framing his re-election as a matter of security -- both military and economic.
A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new tenure policy that would allow chancellors to lay off faculty for financial reasons and…
An Assembly committee has postponed a vote on a plan to limit school districts' taxing authority to offset lost state aide when voucher students leave.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is likely to discuss national security and other key issues in his campaign against Democratic challenger Russ Feingold.
A Wisconsin legislator is seeking to keep her fellow lawmakers from approving the state budget in the middle of the night.
The Legislature's budget committee has signed off on five bills to help people cope with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
The state Department of Public Instruction says 135 private and religious schools in Wisconsin have registered to accept voucher students.
The Legislature's budget committee has approved a bill that would boost funding for drug treatment programs.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill allowing hunters to wear fluorescent pink instead of the traditional blaze orange.
Gov. Scott Walker says he plans to pay off his presidential campaign debt by the end of the year.
Wisconsin's Senate elections committee has passed a bill that would hinder efforts in Milwaukee to provide local photo IDs to the homeless and immigrants in…
A Republican bill that would allow Wisconsin voters to register online has passed the Senate's elections committee.
Former Democratic state Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber has added her name to a growing list of possible candidates for Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District.
Charles Franklin recaps the winning and losing campaigns at the Iowa Causus.
An outside group has posted an online campaign ad using footage prepared by Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley, raising questions about whether Bradley…
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