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The Republican-controlled state Senate has approved new limits on the power of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers in a lame-duck session.

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The state Elections Commission has certified the results from the Nov. 6 election.

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The Legislature's budget committee began a lengthy public hearing Monday on several wide-ranging plans that would restrict early voting, change the date of Wisconsin's presidential primary and limit the power of the incoming governor and attorney general.

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The Legislature's budget committee has approved several wide-ranging plans that would restrict early voting and limit the power of the incoming governor and attorney general.

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The Legislature's budget committee has approved several wide-ranging plans that would restrict early voting and limit the power of the incoming governor and attorney general.

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State Republicans are getting ready to take up several proposals Tuesday - some of which are designed to weaken the power of incoming Gov. Tony Evers. We discuss what's being considered and how the measures are being received on either side of the political aisle.

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State lawmakers kicked of a lame-duck session Monday, considering measures like moving the date of the state's presidential primary and limiting the power of incoming Governor-Elect Tony Evers. We check in with a member of WPR News' State Capitol Bureau for the latest moves by legislators.

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Asset recycling is a model where governments lease or sell assets that produce revenue — these could be water/sewer systems, toll roads, airports — to private companies, who would be responsible for maintaining and potentially upgrading the facilities. The private company pays the lease upfront, and the governing body can then redirect those funds to upgrade unfunded infrastructure needs, such as street repairs.

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GOP plans to move Wisconsin's 2020 presidential primary from April to March would cost nearly $7 million, according to the state Elections Commission.

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Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers said he is prepared to fight Republican-backed proposals to limit his power, even if it means litigation.

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Between undoing Gov. Scott Walker's legacy and pursuing his own agenda, Gov.-elect Tony Evers wants some big changes when it comes to health care in Wisconsin. Whether he can deliver remains to be seen.

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Wisconsin farmer groups applauded the signing of the new trade deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico on Friday, b ut members of the state's agriculture industry said they don't expect the agreement to have an impact on prices.

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University of Wisconsin System Regent Bryan Steil says he will resign as he begins his first term in Congress.

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State lawmakers will vote next week on a number of GOP-backed proposals, including a plan to limit early voting in Wisconsin. The so-called "extraordinary session," approved by legislators on Friday and scheduled to begin Monday, is aimed at passing a number of new laws before Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers takes office.

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Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan says his two biggest regrets as he prepares to leave office are not successfully dealing with immigration and the national debt.

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Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he will tour the state to make a pitch for expanding Medicaid health coverage in Wisconsin under his first budget plan.

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A new report looks at manufacturing’s role in the Wisconsin economy and takes stock of the tax incentives the industry receives from the state. The report by the Wisconsin Policy Forum comes as state tax incentives and exemptions for manufacturers are coming under scrutiny by voters and lawmakers.

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In an 8 to 2 vote, the Eau Claire City Council reduced the fine for possession of marijuana to $1.

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The Eau Claire City Council has overturned a rule that effectively banned a councilwoman from breastfeeding at her seat during meetings.

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The leader of the GOP-controlled state Senate said Tuesday there still isn't enough support to pass the $70 million incentives package for Kimberly-Clark Corp.

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