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Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin called on Republicans to call former national security adviser John Bolton to testify in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Monday, saying it was "gut check time" for senators who had sworn oaths to defend the U.S. Constitution.

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Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Monday the Legislature would not call a special session to address Wisconsin’s dairy crisis.

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Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Monday the Legislature would call a special session to address Wisconsin’s dairy crisis.

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Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order on Monday creating what he calls a nonpartisan redistricting commission in Wisconsin. Evers announced he would sign the order in his State of the State address last week . "People should be able to choose their elected officials, not the other way around...

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A new state office will focus on assisting rural communities in economic development. Professionals in small cities in Wisconsin say it could give their communities a boost.

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At least $150 million will be available to the state due to the downsizing of the Foxconn project, according to a new estimate by the Legislature's nonpartisan budget office.

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Up to $150 million could be available to the state due to the downsizing of the Foxconn project, according to a new estimate by the Legislature's nonpartisan budget office.

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Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul is continuing to push a GOP lawmaker to move forward with a bill that would change how sexual assault kits are processed in Wisconsin, but the lawmaker says the push is all about politics, not policy.

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Wisconsin state government is expected to take in $818 million more in tax revenue than previously expected according to a new estimate by the Legislature's nonpartisan budget office. The announcement spurred immediate suggestions from Republicans and Democrats on how to use the money with time running out in the legislative session and an election on the horizon.

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The head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. says there has been "tremendous" amounts of communication with Foxconn, however she doesn't have a sense of whether the company met its job goals in 2019 to receive state tax incentives.

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Evers signed an executive order Thursday, calling the Legislature into special session next week to consider a package of bills aimed at helping the dairy industry and farmers across the state.

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Jarrett Adams, who was wrongfully convicted of a crime for which he served 10 years in prison and was later exonerated , is returning to Wisconsin as an attorney, inspired to change the stigmas surrounding the state's incarcerated populations.

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Gov. Tony Evers used his second State of the State address on Wednesday to call lawmakers into a special session to address the struggles faced by Wisconsin dairy farms, which are closing at historic rates. He also announced an executive order to create a nonpartisan redistricting commission.

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Gov. Tony Evers is laying out his policy agenda and goals for the year in his second State of the State speech to the Legislature.

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A conservative law firm wants the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's order putting on hold a ruling that would have forced the removal of up to 209,000 people from the state's voter rolls.

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The state Assembly is poised to vote Tuesday on proposals related to groundwater contamination, violent assault of nurses and Wisconsin's opioid epidemic.

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The state Assembly voted Tuesday on proposals related to groundwater contamination, violent assault of nurses and Wisconsin's opioid epidemic.

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Wisconsin Sen. Mark Miller, D-Monona, announced Tuesday that he won't seek re-election in November. Miller led Senate Democrats in 2011 during their unsuccessful attempt to stop former Republican Gov. Scott Walker's Act 10 legislation.

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Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is creating new partnerships to increase awareness about a crime that can be hard to spot because it takes place in the shadows of society.

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice plans to review a series of sexual assault investigations from the Wisconsin National Guard after a federal report found many were conducted improperly.

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