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Republican lawmakers challenged top members of Gov. Tony Evers' cabinet to defend the governor's budget Wednesday, sending strong signals that major pillars of the plan wouldn't survive the Legislature

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Voters in La Crosse and Vernon counties voiced their support for a nonpartisan approach to redistricting during this week’s spring election.

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Voters approved school district referenedums worth nearly $770 million dolalars in new borrowing and revenue authority. Nearly 75 percent of referendum questions were approved by voters.

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Judge Brian Hagedorn declared victory Wednesday in the tight race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, but talk of a recount is still looming.

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Residents of Madison and Green Bay -- Wisconsin's second- and third-largest cities -- voted for new leadership during Tuesday's election.

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The race for Wisconsin Supreme Court was too close to call on Tuesday night, with a razor-thin margin separating liberal-backed Judge Lisa Neubauer and conservative-backed Judge Brian Hagedorn.

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Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney Tip McGuire has won a three-person Democratic primary for an open Wisconsin Assembly seat in Kenosha and Racine counties. McGuire beat community organizer Gina Walkington and U.S. Air Force veteran and chauffeur Spencer Zimmerman in Tuesday's primary...

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Advocates for substance abuse recovery from across state the plan to gather at the state Capitol Wednesday for Recovery Alignment Day. It's an effort to bring together and promote substance recovery services to battle substance use disorders.

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Wisconsin senators say President Trump’s threats to shut down the border would hurt the U.S. economy. However, the Associated Press reports the White House is walking back the president’s remarks and “looking at all options” on whether to close ports of entry.

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Wisconsin voters are stopping by their neighborhood libraries and churches today to cast ballots in the spring election. Spring elections typically have lower turnout than those in the fall. State, county and municipal election officials predict this year will differ little from that trend.

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Three Democrats are squaring off in a special election primary for an open Assembly seat representing parts of Kenosha and Racine counties, including where the massive Foxconn Technology Group project is located.

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More than three dozen attorneys general have sent a letter to federal health officials regarding proposals on pain management in the wake of the opioid crisis.

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A new analysis shows Democratic Gov. Tony Evers would face a nearly $2 billion shortfall heading into his second budget.

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Republican state lawmakers on Monday asked a state appeals court to force Gov. Tony Evers to recognize 15 appointments to state boards and commissions made by former Gov. Scott Walker.

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An official with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said the Lower Menominee River that runs along the border of Wisconsin and Michigan is set to become the first site in the state to be delisted as one of the most contaminated areas on the Great Lakes.

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Complaints alleging doctors at the Tomah VA were still handing out opioid painkillers "like candy" were not substantiated by a recent investigation by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General.

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Milwaukee County is asking the state for $41.4 million to construct a "Secure Residential Care Center for Children and Youth" that will house those currently living at Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls.

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Wisconsin election officials are gearing up for Tuesday's election, which includes a nonpartisan state supreme court race, municipal and county races, and dozens of referendums around the state.

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Wisconsin election officials are gearing up for Tuesday's election, which includes a nonpartisan state supreme court race, municipal and county races, and dozens of referendums around the state.

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Lawmakers won’t act on 67 appointments forwarded by Gov. Tony Evers this week, the leader of the state Senate said Friday.

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