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State and federal lawmakers are pressing for standards to protect the public from PFAS contamination of groundwater.

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Gov. Tony Evers is looking to give state unemployment benefits a bump in his upcoming state budget and lower qualifying barriers.

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A Dane County judge on Monday heard a coalition of union groups’ case against December’s lame duck session of the state Legislature.

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A dispute over the insurance carried by a Canadian energy firm will be heard by the state’s highest court Tuesday. The fight stems from one county’s requirement that Enbridge, Inc. obtain special pollution insurance as part of the company’s plans to triple the amount of oil being sent through a pipeline running across Wisconsin.

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Gov. Tony Evers said on Friday that Republican state lawmakers' lack of support for state building projects could cause private donors to question their own support.

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Republican legislators have hired their own attorneys to represent them in a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin abortion restrictions.

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Wisconsin Republicans have asked a Wisconsin appeals court to block a Thursday ruling that overturned all of the laws and appointments passed in December's lame-duck session of the Legislature.

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As states like Wisconsin get ready for Medicaid work requirements there’s concern over how many could lose health coverage and what an increase in those without insurance could mean for hospitals.

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A judge has struck down the laws Wisconsin Republicans passed in December's lame duck session of the Legislature, restoring powers to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, if only temporarily.

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The State Building Commission on Wednesday rejected every project included in Gov. Tony Evers’ capital budget, setting up another big debate between the Democratic administration and conservative lawmakers.

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In the second of two interviews with candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court, we speak with Appeals Chief Judge Lisa Neubauer. She is running against Appeals Judge Brian Hagedorn on April 2 to fill the seat being vacated by Justice Shirley Abrahamson.

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In the first of two interviews with candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court, we speak with Appeals Judge Brian Hagedorn. He is running against Appeals Chief Judge Lisa Neubauer on April 2 to fill the seat being vacated by Justice Shirley Abrahamson.

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An arm of Planned Parenthood is spending $120,000 to help the campaign of Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer.

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Businesses that move out of Wisconsin would no longer be able to deduct relocation expenses from their state taxes under a proposal moving forward at the Capitol.

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Wisconsin legislators are set to vote on whether to lift restrictions on the state's elk hunt.

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Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul has withdrawn Wisconsin's support for laws in Indiana and Ohio that limit abortion access.

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Western Wisconsin chancellors say the proposed state budget for the UW System should help fill a worker's shortage.

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Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul says the state has made progress raising awareness of the dangers of opioids but needs to do more with drug take-back programs and continue to reduce the amount of painkillers doctors prescribe.

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Advocates and lawmakers on Tuesday renewed a longtime push to strengthen drunken driving laws in Wisconsin.

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Milwaukee is planning to provide doulas to 100 Milwaukee women living in the 53206 zip code.

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