In the wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting, Wisconsin Democrats introduced a slate of gun control measures in the Assembly this week. Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R New Berlin) and Rep. Chris Taylor (D Madison) share their thoughts on how the state should respond to the threat of school shootings.
Local governments would be banned from enforcing a wide variety of worker protections under a proposal passed by the Assembly early Friday morning.
The state Assembly approved a number of crime-related bills Thursday, on what's expected to be its last evening of the 2018 legislative session.
State government would cut checks to Wisconsin parents and a Fox Valley consumer products company under bills approved in what could be the final session day of 2018 for the Wisconsin Assembly.
State government would cut checks to Wisconsin parents and a Fox Valley consumer products company under bills scheduled for votes in what could be the final session day of 2018 for the Wisconsin Assembly.
Assembly lawmakers approved bills Wednesday to impose new minimum sentences for some crimes and increased penalties for others.
A vigil and march Wednesday night in Madison honored the victims of the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
City leaders say Milwaukee will make a bid for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock and Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet have easily advanced in Wisconsin's Supreme Court primary. They will face off in the April 3 general election.
The state Assembly passed major changes to Wisconsin's rent-to-own industry on Tuesday evening.
Madison high school students joined Democratic lawmakers in the Capitol on Tuesday to call for changes to Wisconsin's gun laws, but Republican lawmakers ultimately blocked an attempt to take up a bill that would institute universal background checks for gun purchases in Wisconsin.
It would be easier for developers to fill wetlands in Wisconsin under a bill the state Senate sent to Gov. Scott Walker's desk Tuesday. Senators also passed bills that would restrict abortions and limit the power of police to seize someone's property as part of a lengthy calendar on what could be their second to last session day of 2018.
Wisconsin lawmakers are poised to give final approval Tuesday to major pieces of Gov. Scott Walker's 2018 agenda, including a plan that would send government funds to insurance companies in an effort to shore up the Affordable Care Act's private marketplace in Wisconsin. It's among several Walker called for in January that have since moved briskly through the Republican-controlled Legislature.
The Shorewood Village Board passed a resolution Monday that urges smart gun technology to make firearms safer.
Wisconsin lawmakers could soon require minors to have a prescription and show an ID to purchase common over-the-counter cold medicines. The state Assembly will consider a bill Tuesday to restrict teenagers from purchasing products containing dextromethorphan, or DXM.
Officially, Tuesday's Wisconsin's Supreme Court primary features Madison attorney Tim Burns, Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet and Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock, but President Donald Trump has been front-and-center in this officially non-partisan race.
President Donald Trump has proposed eliminating the Rural Economic Development Program under the USDA budget. The program issues loans and grants that are intended to spur job creation and economic development in rural areas.
Democrats are lining up to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy in northern Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District. There are now five announced candidates who say they will compete in the Aug. 14 Democratic Party primary.
Under the bill, businesses could pool their money to "self-fund" employee health benefits.