A Republican legislator has introduced a bill that would require drivers who lack valid licenses to immediately surrender their vehicles to police.
It looks like Gov. Scott Walker's gun deer hunt is a bust, at least so far.
The 2016 Dane County budget will increase taxes for the average homeowner by $34, and includes funding for mental health services, protection for area lakes…
Wisconsin state lawmakers and the governor would be term limited under a long shot proposal being circulated by Republicans in the Legislature.
Smoking in a car with a child would be prohibited under a bill being circulated at the state Capitol.
Wisconsin's embattled economic development agency has hired its sixth chief financial officer in just over four years.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has renamed a pardoned turkey for Aaron Rodgers after the Minnesota Vikings' loss to the Green Bay Packers over the weekend.
Wisconsin legislators are putting forth bills that would require data about crimes committed on school grounds to be more readily available for parents and…
A new report shows the state fund that insures local government property finished the last fiscal year in the red.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has been tapped to lead the Republican Governors Association for the next year.
Transgender students, parents and advocates packed a state Capitol hearing to offer emotional testimony on a bill outlining which bathrooms students would be…
A newspaper is reporting that Gov. Scott Walker's troubled economic development agency may have awarded $21 million in tax credits to companies it wasn't'…
Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating hasn't rebounded nearly two months after he dropped out of the presidential race.
Democratic lawmakers are drafting a sweeping bill they say would boost access to reproductive care, including abortions.
The Wisconsin Department of Administration says taxpayer costs for private lawyers defending state officials from lawsuits stemming from a secret investigation…
A southeastern Wisconsin legislator has pleaded guilty to first-offense drunken driving.
Adoptees would be able to find out more about their birth parents under a new bill at the state Capitol.
A Republican lawmaker is trying again to legalize raw milk.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and a senior federal official are among officials scheduled to testify next Monday during a U.S. Senate hearing in Phoenix on heroin…
The 2015 Christmas tree to be displayed in the Capitol building was delivered Wednesday morning.
Former President Bill Clinton will be in Madison Wednesday for a fundraiser for his wife and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Gov. Scott Walker is asking President Barack Obama's administration to "please respect our desire" not to relocate Syrian refugees in the state.
A second proposal to track crime in Wisconsin public schools has been introduced.
The state Assembly's natural resources committee has approved a bill prohibiting people form harassing hunters in the woods.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is considering whether to overturn a nearly 20-year-old ruling that protected powers of the state superintendent of schools from…
In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, House Speaker and Janesville Congressman Paul Ryan is calling for a pause in the settlement of Syrian refugees in…
A consulting firm says the state should phase in a self-insurance model for health care for public workers.
The Dane County Board of Supervisors approved a 2016 operating budget Monday night that includes a pay raise for county workers and a tax increase, according…
The Legislature's budget-writing committee would have to approve any contract moving Wisconsin public workers into a self-insurance model under a bill approved…
The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a bill dissolving Wisconsin's nonpartisan board overseeing elections, campaign finance and ethics laws.
Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement Monday the state of Wisconsin “will not accept new Syrian refugees.”
The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill doubling campaign contribution limits and allowing candidates to coordinate with shadowy special interest groups…
The Wisconsin state Assembly is playing both the French and U.S. national anthems to begin its session day.
Republican legislators have introduced a bill that would prohibit the state from investing in companies that do business in Iran.
An Appleton judge has ruled that state officials can't impose monitoring requirements as a condition on high-capacity wells at an Adams County factory farm.
Democrats and advocacy groups are making a final push to stop bills that would do away with Wisconsin's unique nonpartisan elections board and rewrite state…
A Democratic legislator is trying to convince the Assembly's judiciary committee to approve his bill requiring state officials to revoke repeat drunken drivers…
Drivers would be required to stop and see what they’ve hit under a bill aimed at fixing a loophole in hit-and-run laws.
The push to overhaul Wisconsin's beleaguered economic development agency is growing.
Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Madison to raise money for his wife's presidential campaign.
The fourth Republican debate in Milwaukee Tuesday night featured a host of claims from the candidates over two hours.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that imposes mandatory minimum prison sentences for violent felons who illegally possess a gun.
Twenty-five homeless veterans will be placed in permanent housing thanks to over $135,000 in vouchers received by the city of Madison, according to a release.
The manager of Gov. Scott Walker's failed presidential campaign has landed a new job that will keep him involved with Wisconsin politics.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill making it a felony to take a picture of someone under their clothes without their permission.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that would allow students at private driving schools to learn the rules of the road online rather than in the classroom.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a pair of bills expanding and simplifying Wisconsin's concealed carry law.
Gov. Scott Walker says the best way to celebrate Veterans Day is to try harder to reach out to fellow citizens and stand up for everyone's rights and freedoms.
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