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Construction begins on Milwaukee skyscraper

A new skyscraper and transit plaza will soon be near Milwaukee’s lakefront. After nine years, construction began on "The Couture" Tuesday, May 11, right across from the Summerfest grounds.

Wisconsin GOP-led Legislature approves election law changes

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature took up bills Tuesday that would make it more difficult to vote absentee — proposals that were all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers but that GOP lawmakers said were needed to address issues that arose during last year’s presidential election.

Republicans delay veto overrides on COVID-19 bills

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Assembly have postponed voting on overriding vetoes by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers of bills that would prevent health officials from mandating the COVID-19 vaccine and prohibit the closing of churches during the pandemic.

Wisconsin GOP leader cites bogus COVID info to nix request

The Republican speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly last month rejected an immunocompromised Democratic lawmaker’s request to be allowed to work virtually because the speaker erroneously insisted that COVID-19 can’t be transmitted through the air.