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As Wisconsin’s suicide rate continues to rise, lawmakers met Tuesday to discuss a proposed statewide prevention program.

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As a representative and later Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan pushed for the government to change the way it tackles the problem of poverty in America. Now, he wants to keep influencing policy as the president of a new nonprofit.

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With the 2020 U.S. census only a few months away, government officials are rallying together to encourage Wisconsinites fill out the proper paperwork. The deadline to respond to the U.S. Census Bureau’s survey is April 1, 2020.

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and the city's common council is asking Gov. Tony Evers for money to combat reckless driving.

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Wisconsin had the highest budget reserves in 40 years this June largely due to a spike in corporate tax revenues, according to a report from the nonpartisan Wisconsin Policy Forum. However, the report says the state's reserves are still slightly below the national average and the current state budget will spend $800 million more than the state is projected to take in by 2021.

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Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is getting ready in a number of ways for next summer's Democratica National Convention, from sprucing up its restaurants and shops to developing a marketing plan to compete with O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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Gov. Tony Evers wants lawmakers to take his gun control bills seriously, and on Thursday, he relied on activists to convince them.

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A top Republican legislative leader said a chilly relationship between Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and the state Legislature means few bills are likely to make it to the governor's desk this fall.

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Wisconsin Republicans are pursuing changes in state law to ban labeling food as meat, milk or dairy if they don't contain those products.

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University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has announced his retirement as head of the state's colleges and universities. He says retirement will give him more time with his wife and family, but he'll stay on until his replacement is chosen.

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A group from Wisconsin is in South Burlington to learn more about how the area is dealing with the arrival of the F-35 fighter planes being flown by the Vermont Air National Guard.

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A new poll shows that Wisconsin voters are split on holding impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump and narrow majority want to see him stay in office.

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood played a key role in how the $8 billion in federal stimulus for high-speed rail funding was distributed. He was there from the very beginning, when Wisconsin was awarded $810 million for the rail line, to the end, when then newly-elected Gov. Scott Walker put a stop to it.

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood played a key role in how the $8 billion in federal stimulus for high-speed rail funding was distributed. He was there from the very beginning, when Wisconsin was awarded $810 million for the rail line, to the end, when then newly-elected Gov. Scott Walker put a stop to it.

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A high-profile pair of former Republican office holders are headlining a Milwaukee fundraiser for Republican Tom Tiffany as he seeks to succeed Sean Duffy in Congress.

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Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin to tout a pending trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. But he cancelled one of two planned stops.

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Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin to tout a pending trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. But he cancelled one of two planned stops.

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Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul has joined a multistate coalition of attorneys general investigating Facebook over antitrust issues.

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Wisconsin workers without employer-funded family medical leave would be able to buy in to a state-run insurance program under a proposal reintroduced Tuesday by Democratic state lawmakers.

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Two lawmakers from western Wisconsin say they hope the legislature will deal soon with mental health issues including suicide prevention and a need for better mental health car e across the state.

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