Committee set to vote on gun transfer bill

Legislative committee set to vote on gun transfer bill

A legislative committee is set to vote next week on a bill that would allow Wisconsin residents to purchase rifles and shotguns from dealers anywhere in the nation.

Committee approves 5 union contracts

A special committee of Wisconsin legislative leaders has approved a 1 percent pay raise for five state employee unions representing about 2,400 workers.

Republicans pass budget in Joint Finance Committee

Republicans reach agreement on tax cuts, vouchers

The state budget is on its way to the state Assembly for debate, after the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee approved the plan on Wednesday morning after an all-night session.

Committee considers recall amendment

Republicans want to allow recalls for felony or ethics violations

Republicans are bringing a proposal to amend the Wisconsin Constitution to permit recalls of elected officials only if they've been charged with a felony or accused of an ethics violation to the Assembly's elections committee.

Walker's GPS monitoring plan eliminated

Finance committee sets up grant program for counties instead

The Legislature's finance committee has erased a plan in Republican Governor Scott Walker's budget that would allow judges across the state to order GPS monitoring for people under restraining orders.

Lawmakers to consider rent-to-own budget plan

Plan would exempt businesses from consumer protection laws

The Legislature's finance committee is set to decide whether to exempt rent-to-own stores from Wisconsin's consumer protection laws.

Legislative committee review of budget begins

The Legislature's budget-writing committee is scheduled to begin dissecting Gov. Scott Walker's two-year spending proposal with a review of the governor's proposed $343 million income tax cut.

City: If Mifflin 2012 Fails, Party's Over

If the Mifflin Street Block Party does not work this year, city officials said they will shut it down.The news came from a Mifflin neighborhood meeting at the Madison Senior Center on Tuesday night.City officials said that they will eliminate…