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Voter ID opponents demand re-hearing

Civil rights advocates say they'll ask 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to re-hear their challenge to Wisconsin's voter photo identification law.

Wisconsin needs $760 million more for Medicaid

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The state Department of Health Services says it needs $760 million more over the next two-year state budget to pay for current services in the Medicaid program.

Election workers scramble to prepare for voter ID changes

Election officials said thousands of dollars and a lot of work is needed to be ready for new voter ID requirements come November.

Wis. DOJ wants $738K for officer-involved death investigations

The state Department of Justice is asking Gov. Scott Walker for an additional $738,600 to cover investigating local officer-involved deaths.

Burke supports repeal of voter ID requirement

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke supports repealing the requirement that voters present photo identification at the polls.

Election officials scramble on voter ID

Wisconsin election officials are scrambling to deal with the reinstatement of the requirement that voters show photo identification when casting ballots.

New coalition pushes for transportation spending

A new coalition including road builders, economic development leaders, local government officials and others is meeting with candidates for office to make sure…

Walker promises more tax cuts in second term

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Gov. Scott Walker's promises for a second term include cutting property and income taxes for individuals and requiring drug tests for those seeking…

Casino not a done deal but jobseekers still sought

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Gov. Scott Walker still hasn't decided whether to approve a proposed Kenosha casino, but that hasn't stopped the team leading the project from launching a jobs…

Appeals court lifts injunction in voter ID case

A federal appeals court has reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law.

Appeals court lifts injunction in voter ID case

A federal appeals court has reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law.

Gov. Walker approves new voter ID process

Gov. Scott Walker has approved new rules establishing a free process for verifying birth information for people looking for state identification cards to vote…

New biotech co. to bring 100 jobs to Madison

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A California-based biotechnology company is expanding with a new facility in Madison that promises to bring more than 100 jobs, according to a news release.

Appeals court to decide on Wisconsin voter ID law

A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be…

Appeals court to decide on Wisconsin voter ID law

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A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be…

Assembly candidate gets backlash for using gay slur in tweet

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A candidate running for the 44th District, in Janesville, is getting backlash from a tweet he sent last December.

No ethics inquiry in Moore's fast-food protest

The House Ethics Committee says it will not pursue an investigation of a Wisconsin congresswoman arrested during a protest of low wages paid to workers…

Judges grant adoptions by same-sex couples

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At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.

Reality Check: Walker ad uses some selective editing

The candidates for governor have been turning to news clips for their latest ad material. In his latest spot, Gov. Scott Walker tries to make the case through…

Group sues Madison schools over teacher contract

A conservative group has accused Madison school officials of illegally negotiating new contracts with the local teachers union.

State agencies set up new ID process

Wisconsin officials have set up a new process to help people get state identification cards without paying for a birth certificate.

Court adds gay marriage to Sept. 29 agenda

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The Supreme Court has formally added gay marriage cases to the justices' agenda for their closed-door conference on Sept. 29.

Court hears arguments over Walker-related probe

Wisconsin prosecutors on Tuesday tried to persuade a federal appeals court to let them to resume their investigation of Gov. Scott Walker's recall election…

Female Republicans want AG endorsement retracted

Susan Happ

A group of female GOP lawmakers are demanding Emily's List retract its endorsement of Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ.

Wisconsin appeals gay marriage case to high court

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

Retiring Rep. Petri praised at final hearing

Rep Tom Petri

Congressional members who worked with U.S. Rep. Tom Petri for decades finally know why he was nicknamed Tim.

State budget shortfall projected at $1.8 billion

The Legislature's nonpartisan Fiscal Bureau says the projected shortfall for the next two-year state budget ending in mid-2017 stands at nearly $1.8 billion.

Top WEDC official blasts policies in letter

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A vice president at Gov. Scott Walker's job-creation agency resigned his position in August after complaining about being forced to comply with "misguided…

Walker, other Midwest governors meet with Japanese officials

Governors from five Midwest states joined Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday in meetings with Japanese governors, officials, and company executives for the…

Judge orders state not to enforce PAC limits law

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A federal judge has ordered that a Wisconsin state law that limits the amount of money candidates can collect from political action committees not be enforced.

Walker, Burke have clear contrasts on education

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

Some of the starkest differences between Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are on hot-button education policies like expanding private…

Closing Walgreens to create west Madison food desert

West-side Walgreens closing by end of year

After a Madison Walgreens closes at the end of the year, a west side neighborhood will become a food desert.

Attorney general appeals abortion pill ruling

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has appealed a judge's ruling that doctors do not have to be present when women ingest drugs prescribed for a…

Attack groups scour Wisconsin AG candidate records

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The gloves are coming off in Wisconsin's attorney general race.

Wisconsin Senate loser won't pursue court case

A Democrat who narrowly lost a bid for the party's nomination for a southwestern Wisconsin state Senate seat says he won't challenge recount results in court.

Court rules against gay marriage bans in Wis., Ind.

A U.S. appeals court in Chicago has ruled that gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional.

32 states ask high court to settle gay marriage

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More than 30 states have filed briefs asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage.

Couples involved in lawsuit pleased by gay marriage ruling

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Gay couples are gathering in Madison to celebrate a federal appeals court ruling that Wisconsin's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

Wasserman Schultz backtracks from remarks on Walker

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Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is backtracking from comments she made comparing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's record on…

Democratic leader: Walker's policies evoke images of domestic violence

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee is comparing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's policies effecting women to a slap in language that evokes…

Walker questions Burke's record on school board

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Gov. Scott Walker says his Democratic opponent and Madison school board member Mary Burke is not doing enough to help close that district's achievement gap.

City’s capital budget doesn’t include Judge Doyle Square hotel

City leaders received a first glimpse at Madison Mayor Paul Soglin’s $250 million capital budget Tuesday night.

Walker says 'right to work' not on agenda

Gov. Scott Walker says making Wisconsin a "right to work" state is not a part of his agenda, but he refused to say if he would veto such a bill.

Group accuses Happ of going easy on child molester

Susan Happ

A conservative investigative group is accusing Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ of letting a child molester off easy because he was in a contract…

Walker says he won't make another jobs promise

Gov. Scott Walker says he won't make another job-creation promise like he did four years ago.

Former Walker aide who spurred investigation dies

Gov. Scott Walker

A former aide whose report of possible embezzlement led to a secret investigation of Gov. Scott Walker's Milwaukee County executive staff has died.

Burke campaign sees hundreds of thousands in union donation dollars

A News 3 analysis of union money involved in the gubernatorial race shows democratic candidate Mary Burke profiting hundreds of thousands in donation dollars.

Burke campaign sees hundreds of thousands in union donation dollars

A News 3 analysis of union money involved in the gubernatorial race shows democratic candidate Mary Burke profiting hundreds of thousands in donation dollars.

President Obama visits Laborfest in Milwaukee

President Barack Obama spent his Labor Day at Milwaukee’s Laborfest to commemorate the holiday.

President Obama Visits Milwaukee On Labor Day

News 3's Leah Linscheid reports.

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