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Democrats question state's decision to withhold infection info

Assembly Democrats want to know why state health officials delayed telling people that a blood infection was spreading in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin ranked 4th most dangerous state for drunken driving

Wisconsin has been ranked one of the most dangerous states in the country for drunken driving.

Prosecutors ask Supreme Court to overturn halt of John Doe

Wisconsin prosecutors are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state Supreme Court decision that shut down an investigation of coordination between Gov.…

Walker starts looking for Prosser replacement on high court

Gov. Scott Walker has started searching for someone to finish out most of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser's term.

Feingold refuses to say if he voted for Clinton

U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold is refusing to say whether he voted for Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin's Democratic presidential primary…

Justice Prosser to retire from State Supreme Court in July

State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser announced he will retire July 31 after nearly 18 years on the court and four decades in public service, according to…

Vos wants to review request for voter ID outreach money

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he wants to review state elections officials' request for money to educate the public about Wisconsin's voter photo…

Board will seek money for voter ID education

The state elections board has decided to ask the Legislature for money to revive efforts to educate the public about photo identification requirements at the…

Gov. Walker signs bill requiring school CPR training

Wisconsin schools will be required to provide CPR training in every health course between seventh grade and 12th grade under a bill Gov. Scott Walker signed…

Gov. Walker signs drunken driving sobriety proposal

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill allowing judges to place offenders in a sobriety testing program rather than force them to drive with ignition interlock…

Walker, Tommy Thompson among Wisconsin statewide delegates

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Gov. Tommy Thompson are among the 18 at-large delegates who will represent the state at the Republican national…

Walker to sign bill increasing waterfront property rights

Gov. Scott Walker is slated to sign a bill Tuesday giving more leeway to shoreline property owners to dredge and build structures on bodies of water.

Charles Franklin offers perspective on Cruz, Kasich agreement

Charles Franklin, the director of the Marquette Law School Poll, talks about the unusual agreement between Ted Cruz and John Kasich.

Governor signs only bill passed by legislature this session to crack down on OWI

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Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Monday aimed at toughening the state's laws on drunken driving.

Police chief: Officers at prom shooting saved lives

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The police chief in a northern Wisconsin town where a gunman wounded two prom-goers before being killed by police says his officers prevented a larger tragedy.

Ryan says Republican challenger part of national trend

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the fact that he faces a Republican primary challenger is part of a national trend that happens when "you stick out your head and…

Gov. Walker signs bill banning local government IDs

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that hinders Milwaukee's efforts to provide local photo IDs to the homeless, immigrants in the country illegally and others…

Walker plans to unveil more wasting disease plans

Gov. Scott Walker says his administration plans to develop new chronic wasting disease tactics.

Walker may join Cruz on Indiana campaign trail

Gov. Scott Walker says he may join Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz on the campaign trail in Indiana.

Walker signs tougher drunken driving penalties

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill creating tougher drunken driving penalties.

Scott Walker reacts to Prince's death with 'Let's Go Crazy'

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Scott Walker reacted to Prince's death by turning to the pop superstar's hit "Let's Go Crazy" to express himself on Twitter.

Democratic legislators push for voter ID campaign funding

Democratic legislators are pushing for additional funding to educate Wisconsin voters about the state's voter identification requirement.

Lt. Gov. Kleefisch calls Israel trip a success

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is calling her recently completed trip to Israel a "unique success."

Speaker Paul Ryan to keynote Wisconsin Republican convention

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Wisconsin Republican Party convention next month in Green Bay.

Supporters tout financial upside to Judge Doyle Square decision

After years of false starts, a brand new Judge Doyle Square is getting closer to breaking ground.

Judge sets hearing next week on right-to-work stay request

A judge in Madison has set a hearing on state attorneys' request to stay his ruling striking down Wisconsin's right-to-work law.

Political newcomer squares off with Rep. Sensenbrenner

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Democratic political newcomer Khary Penebaker is running against longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner to represent southeast Wisconsin's 5th…

Gov. Walker will back Trump if he wins nomination

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he would back Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee, even though he endorsed Ted Cruz.

Mayor proposes moratorium on new alcohol licenses in State St. area

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Madison Mayor Paul Soglin has renewed his push to ban new alcohol licenses for businesses in an area near the state's Capitol Square.

Walker signs child abuse, trafficking bills

Gov. Scott Walker has signed six bills designed to curtail child abuse and sex trafficking in Wisconsin.

Walker shuffles top office communications staff

Gov. Scott Walker has shuffled his top communications staff in the governor's office, moves that come during a relatively slow period in the state Capitol…

National security early focus of Senate ad campaigns

Russ Feingold's national security plan is an early focus of ads from both sides in Wisconsin's Senate race.

Kapanke to run for former Senate seat

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A former Republican state senator who lost his seat in a 2011 recall election says he plans to run again for the 32nd District seat now held by Democrat…

Attorneys ask judge to stay right-to-work decision

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State attorneys have asked a Madison judge to stay his ruling declaring Wisconsin's right-to-work law unconstitutional.

Johnson ends first quarter with $5.5 million on hand

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's campaign finished the first quarter of the year with about a million dollars less in the bank than opponent Russ Feingold.

Sens. Johnson and Baldwin hold hearing on heroin abuse

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Sens. Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are hearing from Wisconsin community members Friday on the state's heroin epidemic.

Judge's order finalizes striking down of right-to-work law

A Madison judge has entered a final order declaring Wisconsin's right-to-work law unconstitutional.

State investment board hands out $11.1M in bonuses

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The board that handles investments for the state's pension fund has approved $11.1 million in bonuses for staff members who helped produce strong returns.

Walker signs rural teacher loan bill in Rice Lake

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that gives rural teachers a break on their student loans.

Walker to campaign with Johnson

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson plans to make campaign stops around Wisconsin with Gov. Scott Walker this weekend.

Spring hearing attendees want to repeal mining law

A majority of Conservation Congress spring hearing attendees say lawmakers should repeal a law relaxing iron mining regulations.

Proposed order: Right-to-work unconstitutional statewide

Unions that won a ruling striking down Wisconsin's right-to-work law have submitted a proposed order finalizing the decision that would declare the law is…

Speaker Ryan raises $17.3 million in first 3 months of year

House Speaker Paul Ryan has raised $17.2 million in the first three months of 2016 to help elect fellow Republicans to Congress.

Appeals court sends part of voter ID challenge back to judge

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A federal appellate court says a judge must address whether Wisconsin's voter photo identification law applies to people who face stiff obstacles in obtaining…

2 attorneys appointed to ethics, elections commissions

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Attorneys David Halbrooks and Mark Thomsen are the latest Democratic picks for Wisconsin's newly created, partisan ethics and elections commissions.

Johnson outraised by Feingold, emboldened by primary results

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's re-election campaign feels emboldened by the outcome of last week's election in Wisconsin, even as the incumbent struggles to…

Walker calls talk of being Trump's running mate 'shocking'

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says any talk of him being Donald Trump's running mate is shocking and breathtaking.

Wisconsin AG will seek stay of right-to-work ruling

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says state attorneys plan to seek a stay of a ruling striking down Wisconsin's right-to-work law as soon as a judge…

Walker signs bills expanding crime victim rights

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a series of bipartisan bills expanding rights of crime victims.

Feingold launches his first ad in Wisconsin US Senate race

Democrat Russ Feingold is highlighting his travels across Wisconsin in his first ad of the U.S. Senate race pitting him against Republican incumbent Ron…

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