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Bill would let utilities finance lead line replacements

The Republican chairman of the state Senate's Natural Resources Committee wants to give water utilities the authority to offer customers low interest loans or other forms of financial assistance to replace dangerous lead services lines.

Roman sworn in as chief of UW police

Discusses her vision 'always reaching higher'

The UW-Madison Police Department officially welcomed Kristen Roman as chief on Wednesday in a swearing-in ceremony at Union South.

Districts react to Walker plan to help rural schools

Governor's plan would invest in technology

Gov. Scott Walker says he'll send more money and resources this year to rural schools, but democrats and some superintendents say that's only a start to what needs to be done. 

Gov. Walker: White House interested in Wisconsin union law

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he spoke with Vice President Mike Pence about how the White House can implement pieces of the Republican governor's contentious policy that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers.