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Walker seen as conservative summit favorite in national media

Gov. Scott Walker is raising his national profile following a speech in Iowa on Saturday.

Wisconsin DOJ didn't track gay marriage case hours

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The state Department of Justice says it doesn't have any records of the hours it spent defending Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, making the full cost of…

VA Secretary says he will investigate Tomah medical center

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald says he will investigate a Tomah VA medical center that has come under scrutiny for overprescribing opiates.

Punk band tells Gov. Walker: 'We literally hate you'

The punk rock band Dropkick Murphys is asking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to stop playing one of their songs, saying in a message on Twitter that "We…

Judge tells Vos his comments were 'just not true'

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One of the judges on the Wisconsin board that oversees elections, campaign finance and ethics laws tells the Speaker of the state Assembly that criticisms he…

Lawmaker hopes to end 'vaping' indoors


Lawmakers are set to reignite conversations this week about whether vaping — using electronic cigarettes and other vapor smoking devices — should be included…

Koch event drawing 2016 hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Walker

It's another clear sign that the White House is on Marco Rubio's mind.

Walker fires up conservatives in Iowa speech

Gov. Scott Walker touted his Wisconsin record to conservatives in Iowa Saturday as he considers a possible run for president in 2016.

PHOTOS: Walker, Donald Trump, Sarah Palin speak at Freedom Summit

Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump and Sarah Palin and several other potential 2016 presidential candidates spoke to Iowa conservatives Saturday in Des Moines at…

Kenosha mayor says he's disappointed with casino denial

The Kenosha mayor says he's very disappointed Gov. Scott Walker decided against a request to build a casino there.

Would-be 2016 GOP candidates woo Iowa's social conservatives

After years of campaigning in Iowa for others, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is venturing into new territory as a potential White House candidate appealing to…

Walker's kibosh on casino may put Beloit plans up in air

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After Gov. Scott Walker on Friday rejected plans that were years in the making for a casino in Kenosha, a city official and an industry businessman are…

Aldermen call streetcar 'rape' remark a scare tactic

Twelve of Milwaukee's 15 aldermen are condemning the remarks of a colleague who predicted there would be sexual assaults on streetcars.

Walker rejects plans for Kenosha casino

Gov. Scott Walker has rejected plans for a planned casino in Kenosha.

Walker rejects plans for Kenosha casino

Gov. Scott Walker has rejected plans for a planned casino in Kenosha.

Wisconsin set to finish fiscal year in $283M hole

New nonpartisan projections show Wisconsin is on track to finish the current fiscal year with a larger shortfall than Gov. Scott Walker's administration…

Big weekend ahead for Walker with Iowa, California trips

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Gov. Scott Walker is fine-tuning his message heading into a busy weekend where he will rub shoulders with other potential 2016 presidential candidates…

Walker tells school leaders he's against sanctions

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Gov. Scott Walker is telling Wisconsin public school district administrators that he does not support sanctions included in a Republican proposal targeting…

Walker touts new alternative teacher licensing plan

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Gov. Scott Walker says he's just trying to give schools more opportunities to find teachers in high-demand areas with his new proposal to create an…

UW System could see changes after next state budget

Changes could be on the way for the UW System in the next state budget.

Walker announces drug testing plan for aid recipients

Gov. Scott Walker is following through on his campaign promise to require drug testing for public aid recipients in Wisconsin and limiting how long they can…

Lawmakers call for hearings on VA pain management

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Some Wisconsin and Minnesota lawmakers are calling for congressional hearings after allegations of overmedication at the VA Medical Center in Tomah.

State Assembly passes Supreme Court amendment

The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a constitutional amendment that would rework how state Supreme Court justices pick their leader.

Walker headed to New Hampshire for first time

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Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is headed to New Hampshire for the first time in March.

Assembly speaker supports more flexibility for UW System

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he supports giving the University of Wisconsin System more flexibility.

Lawmakers vote to make 'upskirting' a felony

The Wisconsin state Assembly has voted to make the act of secretly taking a photo of someone's genitals, buttocks or breasts a felony.

Lawmaker vows to bring back drunken driving bills

A Republican lawmaker is promising to bring back a package of bills to stiffen Wisconsin's drunken driving laws.

Walker proposes technical college tuition freeze

Gov. Scott Walker is proposing a partial freeze on tuition at Wisconsin's technical college system as part of his plan to help put people to work.

Walker proposes new teacher licensure plan

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Gov. Scott Walker is proposing an alternative pathway for people to become licensed as teachers in Wisconsin.

Potawatomi sue over Kenosha casino reimbursement language

The Forest County Potawatomi have filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government's rejection of compact language that would have left the state on the hook…

Republicans hope to increase speed limit to 70

Republican lawmakers hope their bill aimed at increasing Wisconsin's interstate speed limit to 70 mph will race its way through both chambers.

Baldwin: VA questions went unanswered

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says she raised questions about reports of claims of over-prescribed opiates at the Tomah VA hospital but never heard back.

Senate schedules hearing on school accountability bill

A Wisconsin state Senate committee has scheduled a public hearing on a school accountability bill that would not impose sanctions on failing public schools.

Republicans cancel fundraiser following Democratic complaint

Assembly Republicans have canceled a fundraiser after Democrats complained that holding it would violate the Legislature's rules.

Evers warns 'divisive mandates' are coming

Wisconsin state Superintendent Tony Evers says he fears "more divisive mandates" for public schools are coming, and he is calling on the Legislature to "hit…

Walker to lead London trade mission next month

Gov. Scott Walker is headed to London for a trade mission next month.

Democrats say Republicans aren't focused on what matters

Wisconsin Senate Democrats say Republicans aren't focusing on what matters most to people in the state, and that Gov. Scott Walker is distracted by a potential…

Officials warn casino compact doesn't protect state

Gov. Scott Walker's administration says the Menominee Nation's new gambling compact doesn't guarantee the state wouldn't have to pay a rival tribe hundreds of…

Conservative group asks Supreme Court to take John Doe case

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A conservative group and its director has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take a case it brought challenging an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012…

Bill could ban microbeads in personal care products

Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a ban on a popular ingredient in personal care products.

Wisconsin senator seeks to revive health care lawsuit

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is out to convince an appellate court to revive his lawsuit against part of the federal health care overhaul.

Johnson concerned about spending after State of the Union

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson talked with News 3 after President Obama's State of the Union address.

Compact reached with Menominee Tribe over Kenosha casino

The state of Wisconsin and the Menominee Tribe have agreed to a new gambling compact over a proposed casino in Kenosha.

Lawmaker wants to change 14-year-old car seat law

A state lawmaker is trying to make the inside of cars safer by proposing an update to the state's car seat law.

Court challenger has no opinion on civil rights legislation

Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger James Daley says he has no opinion on 1960s civil rights decisions but believes the courts provided solutions during a hard…

Senate passes amendment changing how chief justice selected

The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a constitutional amendment that would change the way the state Supreme Court chief justice is selected.

Walker to attend Koch Brothers event this weekend

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to attend a weekend meeting organized by the political arm of billionaire conservative brothers David and Charles Koch.

Daley labels Bradley as 'arrogant' during board meeting

Two state Supreme Court candidates are set to speak on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Republican Fitzgerald, Democrat Barca lead in expenses

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Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Democratic Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca claimed the most in daily expenses last year out of 132…

Walker says trip to Israel likely this year

Gov. Scott Walker says he's likely to lead a trade mission to Israel later this year.

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