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A contract released by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, shows taxpayers are paying $840,000 to defend Republican lawmakers in a redistricting lawsuit, and the figure could go higher.

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New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is set to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature. It will be the first time in eight years someone other than former Republican Gov. Scott Walker has delivered the address.

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Last-minute changes could be coming to a state bill that would provide guaranteed health insurance coverage to people with pre-existing conditions in Wisconsin.

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A class-action lawsuit is being brought in federal court by five men and one woman who say their rights to an attorney and a speedy trial are being violated, alleging they’ve had to sit in jail for long stretches of time.

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A federal judge has ruled that three GOP state lawmakers violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group on Twitter.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court is being asked to rule on cases challenging the state Department of Natural Resources authority to place certain conditions on permits regulating high-capacity wells and large farms known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

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Republican legislators intend to have a bill preserving health coverage for those with pre-existing conditions ready for a vote in the full Assembly as early as next week after it passed an Assembly committee on Thursday. But it remained unclear whether they would strike a deal on the proposal with...

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A federal judge has struck down restrictions on early voting passed during last month’s lame-duck session of the state Legislature.

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It doesn't look like Wisconsin legislators will pass a constitutional amendment to bolster crime victims' rights in time to get it on the spring ballot.

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Assembly Republicans have unveiled a proposal to cut taxes for middle-income families in Wisconsin, saying it will fulfill both a GOP priority and a campaign promise from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

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Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson was pressed by constituents during a telephone town hall Wednesday about why he wasn't doing more to reopen the federal government. In response, Johnson defended President Donald Trump and restated the need for a border wall.

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he will likely include a "first step" toward legalizing medical marijuana in his first state budget proposal

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Republicans lawmakers, who control the state Legislature, are moving forward with a bill to protect Wisconsinites with pre-existing medical conditions, saying it would make sure they can get insurance if a federal court ruling against the Affordable Care Act is upheld.

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and Republican lawmakers have vowed Tuesday to find common ground during a meeting that included GOP members from both the state Senate and Assembly, but key differences remained.

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Hundreds of federal workers in Wisconsin are seeking unemployment benefits from the state as the partial federal government shutdown continues.

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A conservative group plans to file a lawsuit aimed at preventing the state of Wisconsin from requiring wedding barns to obtain liquor licenses.

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A week after taking office, Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is highlighting policy issues where he hopes to see action, including criminal justice reform, transportation and economic development.

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Pepper spray and solitary confinement continue to be used at Wisconsin’s youth prisons, according to a new report released Monday.

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Gov. Tony Evers wants to make it a priority for the state's economic development agency to work with entrepreneurs and supporting innovation.

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A handful of Wisconsin Republicans are hoping new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers will help them finally criminalize first-offense drunken driving

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