- Republican wants to impound cars if drivers lack license Updated: Nov-27-15 2:09 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Drivers without valid licenses who are pulled over by police would have to immediately surrender their cars under a bill proposed by a Republican legislator.
- Republicans propose term limits for Wisconsin lawmakers Updated: Nov-24-15 1:17 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin state lawmakers and the governor would be term limited under a long-shot proposal being circulated by three Republicans in the Legislature.
- Wisconsin Legislature focuses on reporting school crime data Updated: Nov-22-15 2:55 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Momentum is growing in the Wisconsin Legislature to require that data about crimes committed on school grounds be more readily available for parents and others to view alongside test scores and graduation rates.
- Wisconsin Republicans defend transgender restrictions bill Updated: Nov-19-15 5:18 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republicans pushed Thursday for Wisconsin to become the first state in the nation to prohibit transgender public school students from using a bathroom or locker room assigned to the gender with which they identify.
- Wisconsin legislator pleads guilty to drunken driving Updated: Nov-18-15 10:14 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A southeastern Wisconsin legislator has pleaded guilty to first-offense drunken driving.
- More limited bill to track school crime introduced Updated: Nov-17-15 4:11 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A second proposal to track crime in Wisconsin public schools has been introduced.
- Wisconsin Assembly passes campaign finance overhaul bill Updated: Nov-16-15 6:28 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Assembly gave final approval Monday to a pair of Republican-backed bills that would significantly alter the flow of money into Wisconsin political campaigns and dramatically change oversight of elections, campaign finance and ethics laws.
- Wisconsin Republicans push to lift nuclear plant moratorium Updated: Nov-16-15 4:58 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Republican legislator is renewing a push to lift Wisconsin's moratorium on new nuclear power plants, saying the state's manufacturers must have a reliable source of energy as burning fossil fuels grows more expensive.
- Walker: 'Wisconsin will not accept new Syrian refugees' Updated: Nov-16-15 4:37 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that Wisconsin won't accept any more Syrian refugees to relocate in Wisconsin because doing so poses a security threat in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks.
- Assembly sends campaign finance overhaul to Walker Updated: Nov-16-15 2:33 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill doubling campaign contribution limits and allowing candidates to coordinate with shadowy special interest groups without debate.
- Wisconsin Assembly plays France, US, national anthems Updated: Nov-16-15 2:17 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin state Assembly is playing both the French and U.S. national anthems to begin its session day.
- Wisconsin lawmakers propose Iran business prohibition Updated: Nov-15-15 1:14 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican legislators have introduced a bill that would prohibit the state from investing in companies that do business in or with Iran, saying the measure would help blunt President Barack Obama's nuclear accord with that country.
- Governor signs online driving courses bill Updated: Nov-11-15 1:56 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that would allow students at private driving schools to learn the rules of the road online rather than in the classroom.
- Legislator proposes free tampons in schools, state buildings Updated: Nov-09-15 6:24 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Tampons and sanitary napkins would be available for free in state buildings and publicly funded schools under a bill a Madison legislator has introduced.
- Budget committee approves $350 million in roads borrowing Updated: Nov-04-15 3:53 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Democrats provided majority Republicans the votes they needed Wednesday to approve $350 million in borrowing for major road construction projects across Wisconsin, avoiding delays that could affect some of the most heavily traveled parts of the state.
- Lawmakers: Oscar Mayer Madison plant closing 'gut wrenching' Updated: Nov-04-15 3:39 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin lawmakers are calling for action to prevent an Oscar Mayer plant in Madison from closing.
- Wisconsin Assembly passes bills targeting food stamp fraud Updated: Nov-03-15 8:57 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Assembly passed bills Tuesday that Republicans said would help reduce fraud in Wisconsin's food stamps and unemployment insurance programs, as Democrats argued the GOP is really advancing a hateful political agenda with the poor and jobless suffering as scapegoats.
- Assembly passes bill requiring photos on food stamp cards Updated: Nov-03-15 8:33 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Photos would be added to Wisconsin's food stamp electronic debit benefit card under a bill that's cleared the state Assembly.
- Assembly passes bill targeting unemployment fraud Updated: Nov-03-15 7:26 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill targeting unemployment insurance fraud.
- Assembly passes bill targeting food stamp replacement cards Updated: Nov-03-15 6:16 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill bringing greater scrutiny to food stamp recipients who request multiple replacement debit cards.
- Wisconsin Assembly honors Packers great Bart Starr Updated: Nov-03-15 3:03 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a resolution honoring Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr.
- Wisconsin lawmakers want schools to offer CPR training Updated: Nov-02-15 4:24 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Two Republican legislators have drawn up a bill requiring Wisconsin schools to provide CPR training in health classes for seventh and eighth graders.
- Bill would add crime data to report cards for schools Updated: Oct-30-15 1:28 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A bill being circulated in the Wisconsin Legislature would change the state's school report cards to include information on crimes committed at high schools, their events and on school buses.