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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says an increase in state mental health spending isn't the way to address gun violence in Wisconsin and won't get a vote during this legislative session.

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Gov. Tony Evers' task force includes more than 30 members representing a variety of sectors and communities with the goal of helping the state adapt to the impacts of climate change, such as increasing infrastructure damage and public health risks.

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Congressional candidate Tom Tiffany received the endorsement of former Rep. Sean Duffy, who resigned from the seat in September. The special election primary is in February.

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Nurses at the UW Hospital are trying to revive their union five years after it expired.

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La Crosse Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind joined other Democrats in voting to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, marking just the third time a president has been impeached in U.S. history.

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Wisconsin will continue welcoming refugees to the state, joining several other governors to make such an announcement since President Donald Trump gave states and counties the power to reject refugees.

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A bipartisan legislative committee unanimously approved pay raises Wednesday for state and University of Wisconsin employees, but they shot down Gov. Tony Evers' request to raise the minimum wage for state workers to $15 an hour.

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Similar bills were floated in 2016 and 2017. Supporters say the measure will make Wisconsin safer, but opponents fear it will hurt the relationship between police and immigrant communities.

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A bill that would allow the state to license dental therapists is getting a public hearing at the state Capitol this week. Supporters say the mid-level providers could help more people get dental care.

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Opponents of a ruling that could remove up to 234,000 names from Wisconsin's voter rolls fought on multiple fronts Tuesday, challenging the original order in a state court of appeals and filing a new lawsuit to try and block it in federal court.

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Milwaukee Tool is building a new campus and expanding another with the hope of bring 870 jobs to Wisconsin.

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The state’s Legislative Audit Bureau says before any tax credits are awarded to Foxconn, a certified public accountant should review information reported by the company.

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Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is calling the Legislature’s budget writing committee to meet this week on homeless funding. In a rarely used move, Evers sent a letter to the Republican co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee asking them to convene.

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Alan Yeung, Foxconn's director of U.S. Strategic Initiatives, said the company has traveled across the country, "from North Carolina, to Illinois, to Michigan, to Ohio and Kentucky" to attract talent to Wisconsin, but it has fallen short.

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The Wisconsin Elections Commission deadlocked Monday on how to address a judge's ruling ordering the state to remove up to 234,000 people from the voting rolls. The case is being closely watched because of Wisconsin's potentially pivotal role in the 2020 election.

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The Trump administration announced the first of three changes earlier this month to the food stamp program. Wisconsin is assessing how these changes will affect recipients.

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Letters between State officials, Foxconn show friction between how the project is moving forward.

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La Crosse lawmakers are proposing a new notification system for water quality issues after La Crosse County officials discovered widespread contamination in private wells.

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A Wisconsin judge on Friday ordered that the registration of up to 234,000 voters be tossed out because they may have moved, a victory for conservatives that could make it more difficult for people to vote next year in the key swing state.

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A Wisconsin judge on Friday ordered that the registration of up to 234,000 voters be tossed out because they may have moved, a victory for conservatives that could make it more difficult for people to vote next year in the key swing state.

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