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Stories with person: Fred Risser
  • Electronic voter registration bill clears election committee 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 5:41 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin residents would be able to register to vote online under a bill that passed the Senate's elections committee Wednesday along party lines.

  • In Wisconsin, civil service change is another labor setback 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 3:47 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker made a national name for himself among conservatives by redefining Wisconsin's labor landscape, eliminating public unions, wiping out closed shops and erasing local prevailing wages. Now, coming off a short-lived presidential bid, he's poised to deal state workers another blow by revamping the state's 110-year-old civil service system.