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Gov. Scott Walker broke his silence Tuesday on specific proposals passed by state lawmakers during last week's extraordinary session.

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Wisconsin recently gained national attention for changes lawmakers approved in a lame-duck session, curtailing early voting and putting limits on the power of the governor and attorney general. Two political analysts with differing perspectives evaluate what’s ahead for state politics and for leaders on both sides of the aisle.

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A panel that includes former state Supreme Court justices, former corrections secretaries, and a lawyer who gained national acclaim for his role defending Steven Avery will advise Gov.-elect Tony Evers on changing Wisconsin's corrections system.

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Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he's not optimistic that outgoing Gov. Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor's power.

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Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Gov.-elect Mandela Barnes will go on a statewide budget listening tour starting this week.

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An early morning amendment slipped into one of the bills lawmakers passed during last week's extraordinary session would require state agencies to submit thousands of pages of procedural manuals known as "guidance documents" for public hearings and review within six months.

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A measure aimed at protecting welfare reforms approved by the GOP-controlled Legislature earlier this year was approved in a lame-duck session this week.

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State lawmakers have approved changes to how the state's economic development agency tracks job creation by state grant recipients.

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The Republican-controlled state Legislature passed several measures last week including one that limits the power of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers. We turn to a WPR News reporter to recap last week’s legislation and consider what’s ahead in state politics.

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Gov. Scott Walker is hinting that there may still be a chance to save a Kimberly-Clark factory and about 300 jobs after a tax incentive bill failed in the Legislature.

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University of Wisconsin System officials say faculty turnover data highlights the need for more competitive salaries.

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Wisconsin's incoming Democratic governor Tony Evers says he's going to make a personal appeal to Republican Gov. Scott Walker to veto the legislation.

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Lawmakers passed legislation in this week's lame duck session that make substantial changes to how the state pays for major highway projects. Experts on state transportation policy say the measure is meant to avoid paying contractors wages set by the federal government on some projects.

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A set of bills rushed through the Legislature in a lame-duck session late Tuesday and early Wednesday morning will determine whether those on Medicaid have to work and whether those with pre-existing conditions can get health insurance.

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Over the span of two days, Wisconsin state legislators descended upon the state Capitol to debate a series of lame-duck bills put forth by Republican legislators in the final weeks of Gov. Scott Walker's term as governor.

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State Republicans are planning to vote on a number of GOP-friendly proposals Tuesday, including some designed to limit the power of Gov.-elect Tony Evers and incoming Attorney General Josh Kaul. We discuss the significance of the lame-duck session and what's at stake.

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Former Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle says the state's Legislature "is sinking to new depths" as Republicans attempt to weaken the powers of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.

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Republicans who run the Wisconsin Legislature plan to send multiple bills to Gov. Scott Walker's desk Tuesday that would weaken the power of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers before he takes office.

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Republicans who run the Wisconsin Legislature have sent bills to Gov. Scott Walker's desk that would weaken the power of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers before he takes office.

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Republicans who run the state Legislature have sent measures to Gov. Scott Walker's desk that would weaken the power of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers before he takes office.

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