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Wisconsin state senators passed bills Tuesday that would send $500,000 per year on homeless shelters and ban firefighting chemicals containing PFAS. But Senators did not take up a half-dozen other anti-homelessness bills that passed the Assembly last summer, and their PFAS bill fell short of what Gov. Tony Evers had asked for.

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Wisconsin state Senators have scheduled votes Tuesday on two of Gov. Tony Evers' cabinet appointments, along with one of the governor's bills to address homelessness. But much of the rest of the governor's agenda – or his "homework" as Evers called it – is absent from the Legislature's agenda.

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A bill introduced by a state legislator who is wheelchair-bound would allow Badgercare to cover technology that would make wheelchairs more adaptable.

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Gov. Tony Evers announced Sunday he wants state lawmakers to pass a package of bills aimed at curbing youth vaping and educating the public about vaping's potential dangers.

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Bayfield County is taking steps to regulate deer farms in an effort to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease, a fatal neurological illness in deer.

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Milwaukee law enforcement announced preliminary security plans for the Democratic National Convention

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State Supreme Court Candidate Judge Jill Karofsky lays out why she should be elected to the bench. She noted her experience as a judge in Wisconsin and her commitment to advocating for victims.

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DNC Chairman Tom Perez says President Donald Trump has broken his promise to provide people with better, more affordable health care.

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Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan is endorsing Bernie Sanders for president, giving the Vermont senator a boost in the battleground state three months before its primary.

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Wisconsin experts and industry advocates agree the deal is a step in the right direction, but they hope "Phase 2" does more.

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As the Illinois Legislature considers making daylight saving time permanent, it could create complications with the clock across the border in Wisconsin.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden continued to lead the field of Democratic presidential contenders in the latest poll of Wisconsin voters by Marquette University Law School.

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The Eau Claire City Council has mandated that homeowners replace lead water lines on their property when they're found during utility upgrades on city streets. Officials are offering up to $2,000 in financial assistance to offset costs to homeowners as the city works to replace 829 lead pipes on private property in the city.

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State Assembly lawmakers are poised to vote on whether to override Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of a bill that would decrease state training requirements for nurse aides.

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State Assembly lawmakers attempted and failed Wednesday to override Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of a bill that would have decreased state training requirements for nurse aides.

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President Donald Trump applauded the U.S. military and defended his actions in Iran at a rally Tuesday night in Milwaukee.

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Downtown Milwaukee streets are packed with supporters ahead of President Donald Trump's rally.

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A Wisconsin appeals court has granted a stay of an earlier court order that could have immediately purged more than 200,000 voters from Wisconsin's registration list. The state appeals court also stayed an order that would have held three members of the Elections Commission in contempt.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court won't hear an expedited appeal of a ruling that could purge more than 200,000 names from Wisconsin's voter registration list, leaving the case in the hands of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals for now.

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Foxconn Technoogy Group's innovation centers and North American headquarters In Milwaukee have not happened yet.

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