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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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Gov. Tony Evers called it "doable" for Wisconsin to move to 100 percent carbon-neutral electricity by 2050. Evers signed an executive order last week, setting the goal and creating a new office in the Department of Administration to move toward carbon-neutral energy.

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The Public Service Commission has unanimously approved construction of a roughly 100-mile transmission line through southwestern Wisconsin. The Cardinal-Hickory Creek project is expected to cost more than $500 million and bring between $23 million and $350 million in economic benefits to Wisconsin over its 40-year lifespan.

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Former House Speaker Paul Ryan is moving his family from his hometown of Janesville to a house in a Washington, D.C., suburb less than a year after he retired from Congress saying he wanted to spend more time with his children.

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Utility providers and renewable energy groups say Governor Tony Evers’ plan to go carbon neutral by 2050 will require changes to business as usual. The governor’s goal comes as many utilities are already shifting away from electricity generated by fossil fuels.

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Foxconn Technology Group began construction Monday on its manufacturing plant in Racine County.

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Wisconsin will be carbon neutral by 2050 under a plan unveiled Friday by Gov. Tony Evers.

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Attorneys for a liberal group will be paid $200,000 by taxpayers because Republican state lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

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No Republicans have signed onto a letter supporting a paralyzed Democratic state lawmaker who wants to be able to call into some meetings when he isn't able to get there in person.

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Student groups at University of Wisconsin System campuses say state lawmakers don't need to introduce legislation protecting free speech at universities and colleges because the Board of Regents already passed policies punishing students who disrupt speakers in 2017.

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Gov. Tony Evers and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday rolled out a proposal to expand background checks on gun sales in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Brian Hagedorn was ceremonially sworn in on Wednesday, marking the beginning of his 10-year term.

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The Mitchell Park Domes Task Force has approved a $66 million plan to renovate the domes and park.

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Republican legislators are re-introducing a bill that would punish students who interfere with campus speeches and presentations with suspension and expulsion.

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Several Wisconsin farmer groups say they agree with Gov. Tony Evers' call for the Trump administration to end the country's trade war with China.

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The Republican leader of the state Senate said Tuesday he doesn’t know how states can curb mass shootings and downplayed the chances of two proposals from Wisconsin Democrats aimed at doing so.

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Wisconsin Republican lawmakers are circulating a package of bills designed to improve access to mental health services in the state.

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Gov. Tony Evers says a newly created $75 million transportation grant funding program will be administered fairly to all parts of state.

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin visited northern Wisconsin this week to tour work aimed at reducing the spread of invasive species on the Great Lakes.

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State election officials fear local clerks are vulnerable to cyberattacks because they're using outdated operating systems that aren't receiving security updates.

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