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Republicans have unveiled a plan that would save the average Wisconsin taxpayer $105 annually, but Gov. Tony Evers' support for the bill remains uncertain.

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Flu cases in Wisconsin have spiked significantly this week according to Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services. State health officials confirmed that there were 100 new flu hospitalizations on Thursday by noon.

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Gov. Tony Evers is calling on the U.S. State Department to reconsider negotiations that would allow the U.S. to deport Hmong residents to Laos.

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A controversial proposal to regulate wedding barns has been removed from a bill to extend bar hours during the week of the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee.

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Republican lawmakers are making a last-minute push to change the rules for siting the state's largest livestock farms, giving state government more control over the process and granting agriculture groups considerably more power over changing the standards in the future.

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The proposed constitutional amendment would establish personhood at any stage of development, from a fertilized egg to a fetus.

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A proposal to extend bar hours during the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee has spilled over statewide and could now open the door to a 4 a.m. closing time at taverns and restaurants in all 72 counties while the DNC is in Wisconsin.

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The Elections Commission told clerks earlier this month they needed to send two ballots to comply with a previously-unenforced state deadline for mailing absentee ballots in federal elections. An estimated 81,000 absentee voters would have received the two separate ballots.

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Northern Wisconsin communities are joining forces on a study of housing needs in Ashland and Bayfield counties. Northern leaders met with state officials during the 35th annual Superior Days in Madison to seek support for efforts to grow affordable housing in rural areas.

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State lawmakers have approved funding for only a portion of Wisconsin’s plan to replace its embattled youth prison with multiple county and state facilities, meaning Lincoln Hills could stay open longer than planned.

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This year, Wisconsin will provide a record $24 million for broadband internet in underserved areas of the state through a grant program, but it received double that amount in requests.

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Northern Wisconsin counties have long struggled with the state's Medicaid reimbursement rates, which are lower than nearby Minnesota. County health staff are asking state officials to raise the rates to improve access to mental health services.

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Health care was a big issue in the 2018 midterm elections. And there are indications it could be again. In his State of the Union speech last week, President Donald Trump talked about prescription drug costs, "Medicare for All" and pre-existing conditions. Democratic candidates hoping to challenge...

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Assembly lawmakers are set to vote on a plan that loops language about immigration and private school vouchers into a bill about processing sexual assault kits in Wisconsin.

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Assembly lawmakers have passed a plan that loops language about immigration and private school vouchers into a bill about processing sexual assault kits in Wisconsin.

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Members of Wisconsin’s Hmong community are speaking out after reports that the Trump administration is seeking the ability to deport up to 5,000 Hmong residents to Laos from across the country.

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Assembly Republicans have released a set of bills focused on helping Wisconsin farmers after Gov. Tony Evers called a special legislative session to address the state's dairy crisis last month.

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Two construction projects at the University of Wisconsin-Madison got $33 million in extra budget wiggle room, and some graduate students and out-of-state undergrads will have to pay more in tuition next fall after the UW System Board of Regents meeting on Friday.

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The Republican Party of Wisconsin opened its first field office in Milwaukee on Thursday. The GOP choose a location in a predominately black neighborhood of the city, signifying not only Milwaukee’s importance in the upcoming presidential election, but also the party’s desire to reach African American voters.

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The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union that became official on Jan. 31 may prove opportunistic for Wisconsin's trade industry, a Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection official says.

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