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Raquel Filmanowicz will serve as CEO and Paula Penebaker will be chief operating officer.

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The Wisconsin Elections Commission will release the names of six communities with outdated computer security if they don't get their systems up-to-date — even as Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe warned such a move could erode local clerks’ trust in the commission.

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Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders surged to a lead in the latest poll of Wisconsin voters by Marquette University Law School, with 29 percent of self-described Democrats listing him as their first choice in the upcoming presidential primary.

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Gov. Tony Evers vetoed the GOP-backed income tax cut. He said he would approve a bill that includes money for schools.

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Brig. Gen. Paul Knapp has been selected for a five-year term leading the Wisconsin National Guard and the state's Department of Military Affairs. His predecessor, Maj. Gen. Donald Dunbar, left his post in December after a federal review found the Wisconsin National Guard had mishandled sexual assault investigations.

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Brig. Gen. Paul Knapp has been selected for a five-year term leading the Wisconsin National Guard and the state's Department of Military Affairs. His predecessor, Maj. Gen. Donald Dunbar, left his post in December after a federal review found the Wisconsin National Guard had mishandled sexual assault investigations.

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Republican state Sen. Luther Olsen of Ripon is the third state senator to announce he will not seek re-election this fall.

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Moves by the Trump administration that could allow for the deportation of thousands of Hmong people have galvanized the community. They're trying to advocate for those at risk and keep misinformation from spreading.

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John Vaudreuil is one of thousands of former Justice Department employees to sign an open letter condemning Barr and President Donald Trump for their actions around the sentencing of Roger Stone, the president's longtime political ally and advisor.

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A bill aimed at preventing a future backlog of testing sexual assault likely won't pass the full Legislature this year according to Sen. Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau. Fitzgerald also said a plan to change the rules for siting large livestock farms is likely dead for the year.

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The GOP-controlled Senate passed a tax cut bill Thursday morning after a procedural delay Wednesday night.

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Both chambers of the Legislature passed a Republican-backed tax cut bill on Thursday that is now in the hands of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The governor hasn't said whether he will sign or veto the plan, but he's been critical of Republicans for not addressing school funding instead.

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State Assembly lawmakers set to meet Thursday for what’s expected to be their final day of work in 2020.

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State Assembly lawmakers are set to meet Thursday for what’s expected to be their final day of work in 2020.

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State Assembly lawmakers met Thursday for what’s expected to be their final day of work in 2020.

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Voters in Tuesday's spring primary elections rejected several school spending referendums around Wisconsin. District officials say they will likely have to return to voters again in the future.

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An unofficial tally from Tuesday's primary election shows statewide turnout increased slightly compared to 2018. Parts of northern Wisconsin saw significant spikes in turnout, which clerks attribute to excitement over the race for the open 7th Congressional District seat.

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The Republican Party of Wisconsin's first field office in Milwaukee was vandalized Tuesday, less than two weeks after opening.

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A GOP tax cut, new rules for siting large livestock farms and a package of "tougher on crime" proposals are among the bills scheduled for votes in the state Senate on Wednesday, one of the final days senators are planning to convene in 2020.

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Republicans state senators forged ahead Wednesday with a tax cut and a package of "tougher on crime" bills against the wishes of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, while casting doubt on a plan to extend bar hours when the Democratic National Convention is in Milwaukee.

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