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Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee have voted to increase state tourism funding, though not by as much as Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wanted.

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Republican legislative leaders are thinking about splitting the state budget into two bills.

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Wisconsin Democrats plan to introduce separate legislation for automatic voter registration which was taken out of Gov. Tony Ever’s budget by Republicans earlier this month.

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Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is refusing to say whether he agrees with his spokeswoman's claims that Republican legislative leaders won't negotiate with his chief of staff because she is a woman.

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With a federal investigation underway, Milwaukee County will launch its own investigation into the alleged fraud activities involving the former elected register of deeds.

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A Republican bill introduced in the Legislature last month is looking to offer financial incentives to out-of-state University of Wisconsin System graduates who stick around for at least two years following graduation.

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Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee approved a $25 million increase in state funding for the Wisconsin Technical College System Thursday, an amount more than Gov. Tony Evers proposed in his original budget but less than he asked for earlier this week.

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Vice President Mike Pence Visited Altoona To Push For Congressional Approval Of trade deal known as U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Pence said the new deal will increase US exports, like dairy to neighboring countries and will level the playing field for American workers.

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Democratic lawmakers on the Legislature's budget-writing committee say they are on board with Gov. Tony Evers' proposal for an unexpected $753 million surplus.

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Madison-based medical diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corporation is the unnamed company highlighted in an audit that revealed it received $61,000 in tax credits for jobs created outside of Wisconsin.

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State Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Thursday that Wisconsin is filing a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, alleging the maker of OxyContin helped ignite the drug crisis with deceptive marketing claims.

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A bill aimed at protecting students from feeling ashamed by delinquent school lunch accounts has been introduced by a bipartisan group of state lawmakers.

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State government will see a $753 million jump in state tax revenue over the next few years, according to a new estimate released Wednesday by the Legislature's nonpartisan budget office.

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The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing Wednesday on the risk of contamination and exposure to per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS.

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Barron teen Jayme Closs was honored as a "hometown hero" Wednesday by the state Assembly after she escaped from the man who abducted her and killed her parents in their home.

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The state Senate has confirmed Meagan Wolfe as the leader of the state Elections Commission, more than a year after she started the job.

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Some Wisconsin dairy groups say new tariffs exchanged with China will have a negative impact on the future of milk prices.

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The state Legislature plans to approve a constitutional amendment bolstering crime victim rights.

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The state Legislature approved a constitutional amendment bolstering crime victim rights.

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The state Senate approved a bill designed to bolster and streamline the state's pollution credit-trading system.

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