MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee signed off on four more legal settlements under the state's lame-duck laws in a whirlwind meeting...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a legislative resolution supporting new F-35 fighter jets at an Air National Guard base in Madison (all times local):
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of lawmakers launched another push Friday to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin, introducing a bill that would allow patients to use the drug if they register...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin budget negotiations (all times local):
Democrats say they are going to fight to increase funding for K-12 schools after...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers say a Republican effort to curtail the power of incoming Gov. Tony Evers may be illegal, is "embarrassing" and amounts to "political shenanigans."
State Sen. Jon Erpenbach, of Middleton, and Rep. Chris Taylor, of Madison, told reporters Friday that Republicans are more concerned with consolidating their power than governing.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats are reminding people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
The annual open enrollment period began Wednesday and runs through Dec. 15 for coverage that starts at the beginning of 2018. The period is much shorter this year; in the past it has run through Jan. 31.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans took their first votes Wednesday on a bill that would lift the state's nearly 20-year moratorium on sulfide mining, pushing the measure through committee and clearing the way for a full Senate vote.
MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats, still stinging from unexpected and deep losses in the 2016 election, voiced optimism Friday at the kickoff of their annual state convention that they can defeat Republican Gov. Scott Walker and re-elect U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin next year.
"We are not afraid," said Democratic state Sen. Jon Erpenbach. "Bring on 2018."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are calling on Republicans to let the public weigh in on whether Wisconsin should join 28 other states that have legalized medical marijuana.
Rep. Chris Taylor and Sen. Jon Erpenbach have introduced a bill that would let Wisconsin residents vote in an advisory referendum on whether marijuana should be legalized for medical use. They've introduced another bill that would actually legalize the drug for that purpose.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature are circulating a bill to legalize medical marijuana.
The proposal by state Sen. Jon Erpenbach and Rep. Chris Taylor comes after Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he would be open to the idea. Republicans have typically been against any attempts to legalize marijuana.
Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he is against medical marijuana. And Gov. Scott Walker also says he opposes it.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The federal government has confirmed staff at Wisconsin's largest veterans home mishandled liquid oxygen and were told not to document the incident.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has substantiated a complaint alleging staff at the home in King allowed liquid oxygen, which is highly flammable, to leak into the ventilation system, The Capital Times reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/2hxliVD).
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Legislative leaders have formed a committee to consider sweeping changes to burial site protections after a Republican bill that would have allowed quarry owners to excavate Ho-Chunk Nation effigy mounds died last session.
The committee's membership includes the president of the company that wants to excavate the mounds as well as a Ho-Chunk representative, which could translate to tense meetings as the panel considers whether to grant developers more leeway.