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Wisconsin officials want to launch a public relations push to reassure people that elections are secure.

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Wisconsin's state superintendent of schools will not run for a full term in 2021.

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Community activists believe there are thousands of former prisoners across Wisconsin who have the right to vote but don't know it.

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An Ozaukee County Circuit Court judge found three Wisconsin Election Commission members and the commission in contempt of court on Monday after failing to comply with his order to remove thousands of people from the state's voter rolls.

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Fifty low-income Milwaukee families could receive $500 a month for 18 months under a new pilot program being considered by the city. It’s called a Universal Basic Income Program, and it’s being modeled after The Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED) in Stockton, California.

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A federal judge has ruled a northern Wisconsin county violated federal Indian law when it enforced its zoning rules on land owned by tribal members within a Lake Superior tribe’s reservation.

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Marquette Law School Professor Ed Fallone discusses his bid from The Wisconsin Supreme Court. Fallone believes that the state supreme court needs a wider diversity of perspectives and experiences on the bench.

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Foxconn has walked away from plans to build a $5 billion manufacturing plant in India, citing multiple economic factors.

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Nancy from Madison asked WPR's WHYsconsin team: "How did the Capitol end up on the Isthmus? What was the politicking that went on behind the scenes to settle on this piece of land?" So we set out to find the answer.

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Wednesday, Dane County health officials unanimously approved a position statement calling for an end to the state’s personal conviction waiver which allows unvaccinated children to attend school.

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Dunbar allegedly started an improper in-house sexual assault investigation at the same time the federal government was putting together a report about mishandled sexual assault cases in the Wisconsin National Guard. That report would later make Dunbar lose his job, and now the Air Force is putting him under scrutiny, too.

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Gov. Tony Evers called on legislators to stay in session this year to pass bills on water quality, health care costs and other priorities. The former teacher is calling it "homework" for the Legislature.

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State Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay, announced Thursday that he would not seek re-election this year, creating an open seat in a district that has grown more conservative over the past couple decades.

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A Senate committee advanced a Republican bill that would ban the use of firefighting foam that contains chemicals known as PFAS, but Democrats says the legislation doesn’t go far enough to protect human health.

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers has unveiled more than a dozen new bills aimed at improving and promoting water quality in Wisconsin.

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As state lawmakers continue working on ways to control the opioid epidemic they are looking back at what laws have been effective and should continue.

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Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher is defending last week's U.S. airstrike on a top Iranian official, but says he disagrees with the president’s comments about potentially targeting Iranian cultural sites if tensions escalate.

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The Democratic National Convention is six months away and many eyes are on Milwaukee as the city prepares to host nearly 50,000 visitors.

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A new survey from the Wisconsin Bankers Association shows nearly half of banks not providing services to hemp businesses plan to do so in 2020.

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In 2014 former Gov. Scott Walker made hemp-derived cannabidiol oil, or CBD, legal with a doctor's order. And under the 2018 Farm Bill, CBD was legalized under federal law. But now at least one lawmaker is wondering if they cracked open a door they can't shut.

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