Legislators from Milwaukee held the first-ever "State of Black and Brown Wisconsin Address" at the state Capitol to talk about issues in communities of color.
Wisconsin's former transportation secretary said open road tolling is not the right option for Wisconsin. His comments come as state lawmakers start throwing support behind open road tolling.
The budget committee heard testimony Monday on Gov. Scott Walker's calls for reinsurance and a $50 million rural economic development fund.
Twitter has suspended the account of a politician after a series of controversial tweets over the weekend, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden criticized some of President Donald Trump's actions during a visit to Milwaukee on Sunday night.
Three candidates are vying for the open Wisconsin Supreme Court seat after Justice Michael Gableman decided to not seek re-election after serving one 10-year term. The candidates — Tim Burns, Rebecca Dallet, and Michael Screnock — will face off in a primary election Tuesday, Feb. 20 to narrow the field to two.
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates — Tim Burns , Rebecca Dallet , and Michael Screnock — will face off in a primary election Tuesday, Feb. 20 to narrow the field to two. The candidates sat down for interviews with WPR's "Central Time" in advance of the primary.
Under the plan, out-of-state students would be eligible for grants if they live and work in Wisconsin for at least two years after graduation.
To Neenah's mayor Dean Kaufert, the announced closing of Kimberly-Clark facilities in the Fox Cities were a punch in the gut. He joins the show to lend a local perspective on the factory closings and weigh in on the state's proposal to incentivize Kimberly-Clark to stay. For right now, it's really important to stop the bleeding, Kaufert says.
Veterans who have difficulty finding mental health and substance abuse treatment in Wisconsin would be able to continue to access services under a bill being considered by lawmakers. The proposal was unanimously approved this week by the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee.
The focus is on Foxconn, as a Milwaukee alderman pressures the state to speed up expansion of Amtrak service in SE Wisconsin.
A bill that would increase state payments to people who have been wrongfully convicted is likely dead this legislative session, according to its sponsor.
The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy approved a bill that would allow builders to fill state wetlands without a permit. The bill passed 3-2 Thursday afternoon, clearing the way for a full Senate floor vote.
Wisconsin would offer a one-time sales tax holiday in addition to a one-time child tax credit under a deal worked out between Gov. Scott Walker and Assembly Republicans. Both plans would take effect just ahead of the next school year and just months before the 2018 general election.
Some southeastern Wisconsin lawmakers say the region needs a new transit system to serve future Foxconn workers. But this isn't the first time they've floated the idea.
The Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee is poised to approve Gov. Scott Walker's plan to allow low-spending school districts to raise property taxes without voter approval. The bill is up for a vote Thursday.
Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday he'd be open to offering other paper companies Foxconn-style tax credits just days after he floated the suggestion for consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark.
The state Senate's top Republican, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, says Wisconsin needs to add toll roads if it wants to qualify for a possible influx of federal transportation funds.
After complaints about studded horseshoes tearing up freshly paved county highways lawmakers are considering a bill to ban them during summer months. It's being called a compromise between local government and the state's Amish communities.
A Dane County judge won't get involved in a dispute between state Superintendent of schools Tony Evers and Gov. Scott Walker.