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Gov. Tony Evers says two new, state-run youth prisons will be built in Milwaukee and Outagamie County as part of a statewide plan to replace Wisconsin's embattled youth prison.

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Transportation officials in Wisconsin say Gov. Tony Evers' budget proposal should start a discussion in the Legislature about raising needed revenue for road repairs.

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The Wisconsin Election Commission says its statewide review of elections in the past year have turned up two dozen cases of suspected voter fraud or irregularities.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan said Monday the federal government overstated the number of people with criminal histories who were arrested during a statewide U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid last September.

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A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center on Wisconsin Strategy has concluded Wisconsin could generate jobs and improve public health by transitioning its energy system away from fossil fuels.

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Democrats have chosen Milwaukee to host their 2020 national convention.

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Gov. Tony Evers is proposing to restore $3.5 million to the University of Wisconsin-Extension under the next budget and boost the number of county agriculture agents.

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The University of Wisconsin System will begin using new software to track student progress, attendance and financial needs in hopes of improving undergraduate retention rates and graduation rate gaps between students of color and their counterparts.

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Gov. Tony Evers included $45 million in his budget proposal to expand rail service between Milwaukee and Chicago on the busy Amtrak Hiawatha line.

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Two congressional members from Wisconsin have introduced a bill designed to train more doctors in the state — in the hopes they’ll stay. The federal legislation seeks to lift residency caps that affect some hospitals training doctors.

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State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says Gov. Tony Evers' capital budget proposal is alarming.

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A top aide to Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday he believes that all of the state permits issued to tech giant Foxconn have been reviewed by the Department of Natural Resources and deemed "appropriate."

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Gov. Tony Evers unveiled a capital budget Thursday that calls for $2.5 billion in new building projects around the state, an amount larger than any budget proposed by former Gov. Scott Walker.

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Cole appeared at a hearing before the state Senate's sporting heritage committee on Thursday. The hearing is a prelude to a committee vote on whether the full Senate should confirm him.

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Expansion of the Wisconsin Center District in downtown Milwaukee will not be included in Gov. Tony Evers' capital budget when it's released next week.

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Lawmakers who represent people living in southwestern Wisconsin expect a normal budget process despite a divided government.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn pledged Wednesday during a panel discussion at the Milwaukee Press Club to put his personal views aside while on the bench.

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Gov. Tony Evers' two-year budget calls for the Legislature to fully fund the school breakfast program along with the school milk program.

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole is assuring business leaders the agency will work to create a consistent regulatory environment

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Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday announced $30 million in state money for an exhibition hall renovation project in Madison.

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