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The state Senate voted Wednesday to send Wisconsin's next two-year spending plan to Gov. Tony Evers' desk.

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The Wisconsin Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the state budget, following shortly on the heels of approval by the state Assembly late Tuesday evening.

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Wisconsin's growing meth epidemic presents new challenges to law enforcement, state Attorney General Josh Kaul said Tuesday in Wausau.

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Dozens of students, teachers and school advocates rallied at the state Capitol on Tuesday, urging Republican lawmakers to move closer to Gov. Tony Evers' proposal for school funding.

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The leader of Wisconsin's jobs agency that negotiated the Foxconn Technology Group deal is stepping down later this year, around the time that he could be replaced by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a conservative advocacy group in a case that will shift oversight of some school policies from the state schools superintendent to the governor.

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Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly are poised to pass their version of Wisconsin's state budget Tuesday, though it's not yet clear how they'll change the plan to get Senate Republicans onboard.

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Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly are poised to pass their version of Wisconsin's state budget, unveiling an amendment Tuesday that would tweak a study that could lead to toll roads in Wisconsin and let Tesla sell its cars directly to consumers.

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Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly passed their version of Wisconsin's state budget Tuesday night, tacking on a provision to let Tesla sell its cars directly to consumers in an effort to lock down GOP votes.

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Milwaukee Police say fatal car accidents are down, but city wants legislation to allow for red light cameras

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Earlier this month Republicans on the Legislature’s budget committee voted for increases in title and registration fees which is expected to put more than $483 million into transportation, about $200 million less tha Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal by rejecting components like an increase to the gas tax and fees on heavy trucks.

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Earlier this month Republicans on the Legislature’s budget committee voted for increases in title and registration fees which is expected to put more than $483 million into transportation, about $200 million less tha Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal by rejecting components like an increase to the gas tax and fees on heavy trucks.

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The United States and Canada say they’ve made great strides to restore and protect the Great Lakes over the last three years. Yet, stakeholders agree more work needs to be done.

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As the full state Legislature prepares to take up the state budget, Wisconsin’s transportation secretary continues to push for a gas tax increase to fix the state’s roads, calling it the "fairest and most sustainable" way to generate money for road projects.

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The state Supreme Court is poised to release a ruling on whether the governor or the state schools superintendent controls Wisconsin school policy.

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Wisconsin's Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed four abortion bills passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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Gov. Tony Evers' administration is proposing new groundwater quality standard recommendations for 27 substances determined to be a threat to public health, including compounds known as PFAS.

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Some Wisconsin dairy leaders worry increased scrutiny around immigration is having an impact on the immigrant labor force on which the industry depends.

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A federal job center in Wisconsin's Northwoods became a political battleground over a Trump administration plan, abandoned last week, to close it down. For the young people enrolled there, Blackwell Job Corps Center is really just a chance at improving their lives.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Republican state lawmakers and upheld their actions during December’s lame-duck session of the state Legislature.

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