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…
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, will speak at his alma mater in Janesville in two weeks.
A Republican-sponsored bill that would have required health care providers to report sexual contact involving children as abuse has failed in committee, with…
Assembly Republicans have asked Wisconsin's attorney general for an opinion on state environmental officials' authority to regulate high-capacity wells.
Margins of victory were very small for Democratic and Republican presidential candidates in the Iowa caucuses on Monday. Jessica Arp reports from Iowa and…
The Director of the Marquette Law School Poll, Charles Franklin, talks about the Iowa Caucus. News 3's political reporter Jessica Arp asked CBS's Face the…
The Microsoft Media Center is playing host to most than 1,600 reporters and crews Monday tonight. The building also houses the Des Moines Register, but along…
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has introduced a bill that would bar county executives from serving simultaneously in the Legislature.
U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble's unexpected announcement that he won't seek re-election has sparked a flood of interest from possible candidates for the 8th District…
Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board is pushing to inform people about new voter photo ID requirements with two weeks left before the spring primary.
A state representative says Amish safety on Wisconsin roads needs to be addressed in the wake of recent fatal buggy crashes.
Rep. John Nygren says he is considering a run for U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble's seat this year in Wisconsin's 8th District.
Jessica Arp is in Iowa to cover Monday's caucus vote in the presidential primary.
Wisconsin activists are pushing for legislation that would enhance free-speech protections for high school and college media.
A rule change in a federal food assistance program means about 1.1 million poor people in 21 states stand to lose government food stamps if they don't spend…
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Gov. Scott Walker's presidential campaign finished last year with a little more than a million dollars in debt.
Campaign fundraising numbers show U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold is outpacing Republican Sen. Ron Johnson by about $1 million.
President Barack Obama plans to meet next week with the top two Republican leaders of Congress to hash out legislative priorities for this election year.
France's justice minister, who unexpectedly resigned this week, will receive an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
University of Wisconsin-Extension officials are mulling consolidating services across counties to absorb a budget hit.
News 3 political reporter, Jessica Arp, previews the Iowa caucus coming up Monday. She'll be covering the story from Iowa.
State lawmakers are scrapping a bill that could have changed how some veterans get local services after an outcry from advocates.
Most Wisconsin residents wouldn't be able to possess dangerous exotic animals like tigers and gorillas under a bill a Senate committee passed Wednesday.
A Republican lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow online fantasy sports in Wisconsin if site operators register with the state.
A bill that would prohibit drones from flying over Wisconsin prisons and allow municipalities to establish no-fly zones is drawing flak from drone operators…
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