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Voter ID efforts focus on students, seniors

Preparations continue for a November election with voter ID, with special efforts focused on University of Wisconsin students and senior citizens.

Michelle Obama to campaign in Milwaukee for Burke

Michelle Obama on Nigerian girls

Michelle Obama is coming to Milwaukee next week to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.

Liberal group says Wisconsin voters can't get IDs

A liberal group is telling federal judges that Wisconsin driver's license offices aren't open enough to produce enough IDs for would-be voters before the Nov.…

Emily's List to spend $1.2 million for Burke

A national group that works to elect Democrats who support abortion rights plans to spend $1.2 million on television ads for Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate…

For Walker-Burke, quiet differences on environment

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

With the November election six weeks away, neither Republican Gov. Scott Walker nor Democratic challenger Mary Burke have put forward any grand strategies for…

Dane County Clerk won’t use redesigned ballots

Newly designed election ballots won’t be used in Dane County because the county clerk believes they are too confusing. News 3's Leah Linschied reports.

Burke fires consultant over jobs plan copying

The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor says it was her decision to cut ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan…

Dane County Clerk won’t use redesigned ballots

Scott McDonell

Newly designed election ballots won’t be used in Dane County because the county clerk believes they are too confusing.

Wisconsin AG hopeful drops defense lawyer donation

Susan Happ

Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ has given a campaign contribution from a defense attorney who brokered a plea deal with her office to charity.

Economic agency lacked spending documentation

WEDC meeting

A new report shows Gov. Scott Walker's economic development corporation lacked supporting documentation for spending on its expenses and grants to businesses…

New jobs numbers show state's growth lagging Midwest, nation

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

New jobs figures out Thursday show just how many jobs the state has created during Gov. Scott Walker's term.

Hearing set on request to change ballot

A court hearing has been set for next week in the lawsuit filed by Republican legislative leaders seeking to force a change in the model ballot for the…

Attorney general candidates agree to debate

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

Wisconsin attorney general hopefuls Brad Schimel and Susan Happ have agreed to a debate next month.

Walker not getting involved in suit over ballots

Gov. Scott Walker says he's not getting involved with the lawsuit that two Republican lawmakers filed this week over newly redesigned ballots.

Wisconsin given deadline to respond on voter ID

Wisconsin officials have been given until Tuesday to respond to a request that a federal appeals court reconsider its decision to reinstate a requirement that…

UW System campuses will issue student voter IDs

University of Wisconsin System campuses will issue free voter identification cards to students that request them.

Political reporter talks about national press coverage of governor race

Dave Catanese, the senior politics reporter for U.S. News and World Report and founder of the blog The Run 2016, talks about how national publications are…

Reality Check: Hole ads both have holes

Two new ads for governor have a brand-new star that isn't one of the candidates. It's a great big hole in the ground.

Republicans file lawsuit over redesigned ballot

Voting

Republican legislative leaders have filed a lawsuit seeking changes to the newly redesigned ballot for the November election.

Walker's allies rush to aid Wisconsin GOP governor

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in a tight political spot again. And his allies are again rushing to the Republican's rescue.

Republican drops Assembly bid amidst Twitter controversy

Twitter, tweet, social media

A Republican candidate for the state Assembly has dropped his campaign after remarks on Twitter he acknowledged were hurtful.

Federal court stays Wisconsin gay marriage ruling

Same-sex marriage, gay marriage

A federal appeals court has stayed a ruling that Wisconsin's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

Walker, Burke tied in latest poll

Mary Burke and Scott Walker

The race for Wisconsin governor couldn't be any closer with just seven weeks to go.

Happ, Schimel nearly even in AG race

Brad Schimel and Susan Happ

A new poll shows Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel are about even in the race for attorney general.

Burke headed to Washington to speak at DNC event

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is headed to Washington, D.C., to speak at a Democratic National Committee event alongside Michelle Obama.

Civil rights group files gay marriage lawsuit

A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit seeking recognition of gay couples who married in June after a judge struck down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage.

Labor official says Walker unsafe in ladder in hole ad

Gov. Scott Walker's opponents have been trying to dig up dirt on him for years, and now they think they've unearthed a nugget.

Christie to campaign for Walker in Wisconsin

Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Wisconsin later this month to campaign for fellow Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

Wisconsin among 4 states hit by cuts to food stamps

Food stamps card

Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, including Wisconsin.

Voter ID opponents file reconsideration motion

Civil rights advocates have filed a petition asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling that reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law.

GAB: 'Extraordinary efforts' underway to put voter ID in place

The state's elections board said they're taking "extraordinary efforts" to put voter ID in place by the November election.

Elections official calls GOP complaint 'absurd'

Wisconsin's chief elections officer calls complaints by the state Republican Party over the newly redesigned ballot "absurd."

State wants court's gay marriage ruling stayed

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is asking a federal appeals court to stay a ruling that Indiana and Wisconsin's gay marriage bans were…

Absentee ballot recipients will need to show ID

Thousands of Wisconsin voters who requested absentee ballots will have to present copies of their photo identification to have those ballots counted.

Wisconsin needs $760 million more for Medicaid

Health Debate - Medicaid2

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

Scott Walker

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

Casino slot machine generic

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

testing, doctors, dna, lab, scientist

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

Voting

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

Twitter, tweet, social media

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…

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