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The number of DNA analysis cases pending at Wisconsin crime labs for more than 90 days has been cut by nearly half in 2019. The decrease comes as state Attorney General Josh Kaul and Gov. Tony Evers advocate for additional crime lab funding and positions.

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Republican state lawmakers and abortion opponents are calling on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to sign four abortion bills he has promised to veto.

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State lawmakers voted Thursday to approve bills toughening drunken driving laws in Wisconsin, along with measures dealing with the state's youth prison and electric scooter regulation.

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A Northwoods job training center for disadvantaged young people will remain open after the Trump administration reversed course on plans to close or privatize more than 100 Job Corps sites.

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A second Republican state senator says he will vote against the GOP-written budget, leaving Republicans with no room to spare to pass the two-year spending plan in its current form.

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When the Democratic National Convention comes to Milwaukee next summer, organizer Joe Solmonese said he wants to show the world what Wisconsin has to offer.

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Newly elected University of Wisconsin Board of Regents President Drew Peterson says his main priorities for the UW System is an increase in internships for undergrads and more resources for mental health services on campus.

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Republican state Sen. Steve Nass says he will vote "no" on the state budget, making it more difficult for Republicans to approve the two-year spending plan.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court is ready to hand down a ruling in a lawsuit challenging Republican's lame-duck laws limiting Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers

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Republican Rep. Mike Rohrkaste lauds a Republican-backed budget that cuts many of Gov. Tony Evers' priorities and earns critique from Democratic Sen. Jon Erpenbach.

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Wisconsin’s ginseng farmers now face tariffs of 38 percent and up on their exports to China, and the escalating trade war has the potential to reshape a key economic pillar of central Wisconsin agriculture.

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Friends and colleagues of longtime Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson described her Tuesday as one of the sharpest minds they'd ever known, saying her intelligence, tenacity and empathy helped pave the way for generations of women who followed in her footsteps.

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State lawmakers on Tuesday approved proposals to combat homelessness in Wisconsin and create exceptions to so-called "step therapy" prescription drug prescribing protocols in the state.

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While a bill to protect students from "lunch shaming" works its way through the state Legislature, the city of Cudahy is considering changing its policy to do the same.

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Wisconsin's economic development agency has determined that Madison-based medical diagnostics firm Exact Sciences Corporation doesn't have to repay any tax credits, after the company pledged to return $61,000 for jobs created outside of the state.

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Democratic Party of Wisconsin chairman Ben Wikler says health care will be "front and center" in the party's campaign to defeat President Donald Trump.

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The governor, state lawmakers, and members of the LGBTQ community are pushing for more state laws to protect and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

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The Feed Emergency Enhancement During Disasters, or FEEDD, Act would give the United States secretary of agriculture the ability to move up the date for certain producers to harvest or graze cover crops this year.

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A bipartisan group of Wisconsin lawmakers wants to expand eligibility for a forgivable loan program for trainee teachers after changes made four years ago led to a drop in loans awarded.

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A bipartisan group of Wisconsin lawmakers wants to expand eligibility for a forgivable loan program for trainee teachers after changes made four years ago led to a drop in loans awarded.

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