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State Sen. Tom Tiffany and state Rep. Nick Milroy were among those who said Tuesday that they are considering running for Congress to replace resigning Rep. Sean Duffy. Both parties were scrambling ahead of a planned special election.

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Gov. Tony Evers is encouraging students and parents to have an emergency preparedness plan as part of their back to school planning.

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A new state law aimed at giving GOP lawmakers more oversight of the Democratic attorney general hit a major roadblock Tuesday, leading to stalled action on a state lawsuit and clashes between lawmakers.

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With signs the trade war between the United States and China are deepening, economists say Foxconn will continue to suffer, but in Wisconsin there could be some benefits.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently awarded more than $160 million to support broadband internet access across Wisconsin. The funding will help providers maintain, improve and expand high-speed internet access for around 21,000 homes and businesses.

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U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy has announced his last day in office will be Monday, Sept. 23.

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Hotel assignments for delegates were released this week with 26 of the 57 delegations will be assigned to hotels in Rosemont or Lake County, Illinois. The Illinois-based Democrats are from states with larger delegations including Florida, California and Pennsylvania.

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An analysis of special interest group fundraising in 2019 by the liberal-leaning Wisconsin Democracy Campaign shows Democratic groups have raised five times as much money as Republican groups.

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A state-run marketing campaign aimed at getting more millennials to move to Wisconsin will continue, despite Gov. Tony Evers and state lawmakers not funding it in the state budget.

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The number of students in Wisconsin who are fully immunized declined in the last school year, part of a long-term trend of increasing personal conviction waivers.

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Gov. Tony Evers has issued an executive order aimed at addressing contamination from chemicals known as PFAS that are found in products like firefighting foam and nonstick cookware.

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A panel of federal judges has ruled Democrats who challenged Republican-drawn political boundary maps do not have to pay attorneys' fees and costs the GOP incurred in defending against a gerrymandering lawsuit.

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In the system of checks and balances, the third branch is key. Made up of the supreme, appellate, circuit and municipal courts — the judicial branch — interprets the laws. But how are those interpreters, or justices, put on the bench?

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A pair of dueling bills are aiming to increase the number of emergency mental health hospital beds in northern and western Wisconsin, but the state lawmakers introducing them say politics has soured what should be a bipartisan effort to address regional mental health needs.

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The lengths that diabetics go to get needed insulin is outlined in a new government report showing nearly a quarter of adults last year asked their doctor for cheaper medication.

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State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski says a new group will propose ways the state can help residents save more for retirement.

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A bipartisan proposal designed to help Wisconsin's fledgling hemp industry has been modified to appease concerns of law enforcement.

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Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' pick to head the Wisconsin Department of Health Services has won approval from a Republican-controlled legislative committee.

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Monday's decision by Planned Parenthood to withdraw from Title X rather than comply with new Trump administration rules restricting what health care providers can say about abortion doesn’t affect Wisconsin. The state’s Planned Parenthood clinics lost their $3.5 million Title X funding five months ago.

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A new set of bills at the state Capitol is aimed at stemming a rising tide of elder abuse in Wisconsin.

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