Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Tuesday that GOP lawmakers will to introduce their own package of bills to help farmers, an announcement that comes less than two weeks after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called for a special session to deal with the dairy crisis.
Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers offered a stinging criticism of the Iowa caucus system Tuesday, comparing the first-in-the-national presidential contest to voter suppression. "I think we should look at something different," Evers said.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says he'll vote to acquit President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment. And he says a finding by the federal Government Accountability Office that Trump broke the law is irrelevant.
A white GOP lawmaker who had planned to introduce his own resolution honoring Black History Month said Tuesday he changed his mind after several conversations with African American state legislators. "I appreciate and respect the feelings that they have shared with me," said state Rep. Scott Allen, R-Waukesha.
On Tuesday, children's mental health in Wisconsin got a boost when Gov. Tony Evers signed legislation establishing a grant program for peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in Wisconsin schools. His bill signing comes on the same day as the release of an annual report by the Wisconsin Office of Children’s Mental Health, that shows a teen suicide rate that’s been consistently higher than the national average for a decade
Leaders of the DNC host committee are under investigation after some staffers claim a toxic work environment.
More than a handful of registered Iowa caucus voters participated in Wisconsin's first satellite caucus at Marquette University on Monday night.
Members of Wisconsin's Legislative Black Caucus say the Black History Month resolution that they bring up for a vote should receive widespread support at the state Capitol, but it remains unclear whether a white lawmaker will introduce a competing resolution.
A Madison Democratic legislator who has been pushing to legalize marijuana in Wisconsin for seven years said Monday the only place the issue continues to be partisan and divisive is in the state Capitol. State Rep. Melissa Sargent said behind closed doors, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle agree medicinal marijuana will be legal in the state.
A debate among the three candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court turned personal Thursday as Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky portrayed Justice Daniel Kelly as a tool of right-wing corporate interests and Kelly accused Karofsky of lies and "disgusting slander." The third candidate, Marquette University Law School Professor Ed Fallone, questioned whether the public wanted to see more of that type of fighting on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are raising concerns about a GOP-backed plan to increase criminal penalties in Wisconsin.
Democrats Tricia Zunker and Lawrence Dale had the only scheduled debate before the Feb. 18 primary in the 7th Congressional District special election. Here's where they differed and how the candidates made their pitches.
Opportunity Wisconsin is a new advocacy group seeking to highlight rural Wisconsin's economic struggles in the Trump era. It's part of a push by liberal groups to try to get their stories told.
Milwaukee County will not move forward this spring with asking voters to increase the sales tax.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to create a clean water fund as a long-term solution for addressing water quality issues across the state.
Wisconsin State Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, is introducing legislation that would allow residents to ask tech companies like Google and Facebook for personal information collected from them. If companies refuse, they could face fines up to $20 million under the proposed law.
The minimum retirement age for teachers and thousands of other public employees in Wisconsin would be raised from 55 to 59 and a half under a bill that received a hearing Wednesday in a state Senate committee.
Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Wednesday creating a task force to focus on issues related to student debt in Wisconsin.
Vice President Mike Pence visited Madison on Tuesday where he spoke in the Capitol at an event celebrating the state's voucher school program.
The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty predicts billions of extra dollars in local economic activity and tax revenue over the next 20 years if more students get public funding to go to private school.