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Wisconsin Democrats ramped up support for moves that could lead to President Trump's impeachment. Republicans were mostly dismissive or silent in the wake of a White House summary of Trump's call with the Ukrainian president.

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The state’s top public defender hopes legislation will address a disparity in funding for merit-based pay between prosecutors and public defenders. A bipartisan group of lawmakers are sponsoring a bill that would increase merit-based pay for public defenders by roughly $4 million over the next two years.

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A task force that studied ways to prevent suicides in Wisconsin is recommending creating a statewide suicide prevention program with a director who would oversee the effort.

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In 2016, Russian hackers tried to break into Wisconsin's voter registration system. Now, the state will try to strengthen cyber security as the 2020 presidential election draws closer.

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Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday he wants new laws on guns — even if it takes a special session.

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A conservative law group is challenging a Madison School District policy that prohibits school staff from telling parents if their child is transitioning genders at school, unless they have that student's permission.

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett unveiled his proposed 2020 budget Tuesday, increasing the police department’s budget but reducing the number of sworn officers by 60.

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A second Republican has announced he's running for a northern Wisconsin congressional seat to replace U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy.

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Wisconsin's Youth Climate Action Team is exploring new ways to combat climate change.

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On Monday, dozens of small business and property owners met at Flores Hall on the south side of Milwaukee to find out how the Democratic National Convention’s arrival in Milwaukee next summer could benefit them.

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Gov. Tony Evers declared the special election in Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District will be held in January.

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Conservative group Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin is setting its sights on three Democratic legislators in 2020.

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A proposal to bring 20 F-35 fighter jets to the Wisconsin National Guard Base at Truax Field in Madison has brought intense debate since it was announced.

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Three legislators have introduced a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin.

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A group of lawmakers is introducing a bill that would allow American Indians from anywhere in the United States to pay resident tuition at University of Wisconsin System schools.

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Lawmakers have put forth a bipartisan bill to create a task force that would examine missing and murdered tribal women in Wisconsin.

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Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar paid Milwaukee a visit on Thursday to discuss democracy and voting rights with members of the community.

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Wisconsin activists joined people around the world as they walked out of work and school Friday, demanding a significant and rapid response to end climate change.

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Wisconsin activists will join people around the world when they walk out of work and school on Friday, demanding a significant and rapid response to end climate change.

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People in the Marinette and Peshtigo area voiced concerns about PFAS contamination stemming from treated sewage sludge spread on farm fields on Wednesday evening.

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