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Janesville attorney Bryan Steil has announced he will run for U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan's congressional seat, a move that Republicans hope will help keep the district under GOP control after Ryan leaves office at the end of his term.

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Environmental groups want all Great Lakes states and provinces to review Foxconn's plan for Lake Michigan. Gov. Scott Walker says it's ''not necessary."

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Kyle Frenette, a Democratic candidate for Congress in northern Wisconsin, has come out in favor of the national legalization of marijuana.

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Justices on Wisconsin's Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over Marquette University's decision to suspend an outspoken professor in a dispute that has pitted conservative allies against one another.

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett explains why he's considering a run for governor and talks about people's reaction to the idea.

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Wisconsin’s cap on damages for pain and suffering is being challenged as unconstitutional. The state Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a medical malpractice case involving a woman who lost both her arms and legs.

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The state budget committee voted Wednesday to approve the formula for providing performance-based funding to University of Wisconsin System schools.

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The U.S. Senate blocked a bill for a vote that conservationists feared could lead to the spread of more invasive species throughout the Great Lakes, but shipping advocates say action is needed to provide a uniform standard under current law for ballast water discharges.

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Gov. Scott Walker formally took steps Wednesday to prop up the federal health care law he and other Republicans have fought for years to repeal, requesting a waiver to let the state create a reinsurance program.

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Students and alumni from University of Wisconsin campuses planned to occupy the UW Board of Regents office Wednesday to call for more funding and push back against planned program cuts.

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Students and alumni from University of Wisconsin campuses occupied the UW Board of Regents office Wednesday to call for more funding and push back against planned program cuts.

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The state Elections Commission met Wednesday to consider how to use $6.9 million in federal grant money aimed at boosting elections security.

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At a WisPolitics forum in Madison, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin said that despite a growing field of candidates for the Democratic primary for governor, the race is between himself and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers.

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Under current law, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Coast Guard oversee the discharge of water from ships' ballast tanks to prevent the spread of invasive species. But, a bill included within the U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act would give the Coast Guard sole oversight.

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Gov. Scott Walker signed a one-time, $100 child tax credit and late-summer sales tax holiday into law Tuesday.

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Gov. Scott Walker said Monday he won't leave the governor’s office to serve as a member of President Trump's administration, even if he's offered the opportunity.

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As organizers across the country encouraged gun rights supporters to bring unloaded firearms to state capitals over the weekend, about 200 people gathered in Madison on Saturday on the state capitol grounds.

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Marathon County is now the first in Wisconsin to pass an ordinance regulating sulfide mining, following the repeal of the state's mining moratorium law.

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The mayor of one northern Wisconsin city is planning to ask the city council and voters for their approval this fall to raise taxes to pay for public safety staff. Some Wisconsin cities have gone to referendum to keep the same level of services.

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Wisconsin dairy farmers could see more changes to a federal safety net program under the 2018 Farm Bill. The proposed bill would reduce premiums paid by dairy producers for coverage under the Margin Protection Program.

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