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Police officers and firefighters are calling on the Legislature to address Wisconsin's road funding needs, saying poor road conditions are putting public safety at risk.

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Scientists reviewing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposal to remove gray wolves in the lower 48 states from the endangered species list have cited numerous concerns.

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers won't rule out the possibility of paying for roads without a gas tax increase as he proposed.

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Gov. Tony Evers announced a new partnership Monday between his administration and groups working to get people health insurance.

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As Wisconsin prepares to shut down troubled youth prisons Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake in Irma, other counties have considered — and reconsidered — building their own regional facilities to fill the void.

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Wisconsin Democrats have chosen former national party activist Ben Wikler as their new state party chair.

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Wisconsin Democrats used their annual convention in Milwaukee on Saturday to do a victory lap after a strong showing in 2018’s statewide elections.

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One of Wisconsin's Democratic congressmen stopped short of calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in the wake of new public comments by former special counsel Robert Mueller.

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said on Friday that he would support President Donald Trump's 5-percent tariff on all goods imported from Mexico if the president uses the measure as a negotiating tool to secure the border.

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The state Legislature's top Republicans say they'll scrap Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' budget proposal to raise the gas tax to help pay for roads.

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Incumbent Justice Daniel Kelly announces he will seek a full 10-year term on the Supreme Court, joining liberal candidates Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky and Marquette University Law Professor Ed Fallone.

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Upcoming meetings in Wausau, Fitchburg and Spooner will give the public a chance to comment on a 110-page draft of the state Department of Natural Resources' Inland Trout Management Plan , which provides management direction for brook, brown, rainbow and lake trout in inland lakes, ponds and more than 13,000 miles of trout streams.

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Gov. Tony Evers said he's hopes he can convince GOP lawmakers to spend more money on the University of Wisconsin System before the state budget process is over.

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers and representatives from Wisconsin’s burgeoning hemp industry are pushing for updated regulations for the crop in Wisconsin.

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Last week, President Donald Trump unveiled a $16 billion plan to lift up farmers affected by the trade war with China, the second round of aid payments to farmers squeezed by retaliatory tariffs.

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The Trump administration announced it will close a job training center in Laona that helps disadvantaged youth find work in a trade. The closure would be "devastating to the state of Wisconsin," said one critic.

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Freshman Republican Congressman Bryan Steil introduced his first bill Tuesday looking to curb human trafficking.

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Some state Democrats are resurrecting a proposal that would require tax bills to disclose how much is being diverted to voucher schools across the state.

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A proposal at the state Capitol would allow Wisconsin's growing number of early voters to use voting machines before Election Day.

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Republican state lawmakers on Tuesday rejected Gov. Tony Evers' proposed $130 million funding increase for the University of Wisconsin System, a move system leadership likened to a kick in the shins.

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