- Ideology not only differences for Supreme Court hopefuls Updated: Feb-13-16 1:43 pm
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election arrives Tuesday with the same overt partisanship that has characterized the court itself in recent years, but a look past the campaign ads finds more differences in the candidates than just ideology.
- Corrections chief resigns amid youth prison investigation Updated: Feb-12-16 6:09 pm
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Department of Corrections Secretary Ed Wall has resigned amid an investigation into abuse allegations at the state's youth prison, the governor's office said Friday as news emerged that the FBI had taken over the inquiry.
- Walker appoints new UW regents Updated: Feb-12-16 4:48 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker has appointed three new University of Wisconsin regents.
- House bill would allow drug testing for food stamps Updated: Feb-11-16 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON - A key House Republican is renewing a GOP push to allow drug tests for low-income food stamp recipients, a move to help states like Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker has sued the federal government to permit screening.
- Viewers' Guide: Post-NH, a tense Clinton-Sanders rematch Updated: Feb-11-16 11:57 am
WASHINGTON - Grudge match.
- Lawmakers push committee to review John Doe investigations Updated: Feb-10-16 6:34 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican lawmakers are pushing a bill that would allow them access to documents from closed John Doe investigations involving Gov. Scott Walker.
- Senate approves online voter registration bill Updated: Feb-09-16 11:17 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow Wisconsin residents to register to vote online, putting the state on track to join 30 other states that offer online registration.
- TV ads hit airwaves ahead of Wisconsin Supreme Court primary Updated: Feb-08-16 4:31 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Television ads are hitting the airwaves as Wisconsin's Supreme Court race heads into its final week before a primary whittles the three-candidate field down to two contenders.
- Recent state laws on domestic abuse, gun rights Updated: Feb-06-16 8:13 am
Specifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms:
- States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands Updated: Feb-06-16 8:12 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.
- Bradley's footage winds up in an outside group's ad Updated: Feb-02-16 6:38 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - An outside group posted an online campaign ad Tuesday using footage prepared by state Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley, raising questions about whether Bradley has broken her pledge not to coordinate with such groups even though it's legal.
- Challengers warn of politics in Wisconsin Supreme Court race Updated: Jan-27-16 9:52 pm
MILWAUKEE - The two rivals trying to unseat Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley warned of the influence of partisan politics on the state's highest court at a candidate forum Wednesday.
- GOP establishment moving a little closer to accepting Trump Updated: Jan-23-16 10:08 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Donald Trump and some mainstream Republicans are engaged in a long-distance flirtation. Both sides are coming to the realization that they'll need each other if the billionaire businessman becomes the party's presidential nominee.
- State to finish budget with smaller-than-expected surplus Updated: Jan-21-16 2:10 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's budget surplus is shrinking due largely to slower-than-anticipated economic growth, according to projections state financial analysts released Thursday.
- Arizona, North Carolina governors wager on NFC Championship Updated: Jan-21-16 7:28 am
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has made a wager with North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on who will win Sunday's NFC championship game.
- Walker promises to help people find jobs, bolster education Updated: Jan-20-16 2:50 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker promised during his State of the State speech to help more people find work and attain college degrees faster as he works to bolster approval ratings that sank after his failed presidential bid.
- Democrats talk agenda ahead of Scott Walker's State of State Updated: Jan-18-16 4:43 pm
MILWAUKEE - Democratic legislative leaders said Monday that they want to hear bold plans from Gov. Scott Walker on strengthening the middle class and improving the state's infrastructure during his upcoming State of the State address.
- Gov. Scott Walker says MLK's legacy encourages focus on love Updated: Jan-18-16 3:47 pm
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy encourages people to focus on love instead of hate.
- Arizona, Wisconsin governors have friendly wager on NFL game Updated: Jan-16-16 5:01 am
- Supreme Court justice comes in third in campaign fundraising Updated: Jan-15-16 3:34 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley's two rivals have raised more campaign cash and began the new year with more money on hand, a campaign finance report released Friday shows.