Mar 10th, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
Bill passes the Assembly amid protests as Gov. Walker draws fire from the White House and the Wisconsin 14 comes home
Mar 9th, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
GOP Senators hastily pass a bill that strips union rights but doesn't address the budget. Unions call for a general strike as the idea of compromise recedes.
Mar 3rd, 2011 by Jon Anne Willow
Walker vows pink slips Friday. But will those come from the over 8,000 jobs slated for elimination in his upcoming budget?
BREAKINGMar 3rd, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
Wisconsin Senate Republicans go for a nuclear option to bring back the 14 wayward Democrats. Will this work?
Mar 2nd, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
Scott Walker describes his budget "as a return to frugality" which will lead to economic freedom for millions of Wisconsin residents. Or will it?
Feb 28th, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
During appearances on national television and the local Sunday Insight, Walker stays consistent, defending the budget bill and telling the Wisconsin 14 to come home.
FEED CUTFeb 27th, 2011 by Jon Anne Willow
70,000 protesters believe the Capitol is their house. Will the police force them out? Will these so-far peaceful protests turn ugly? Watch here.
Feb 25th, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
Protesters spread out across the upper Midwest against proposed budget cuts, union concessions, tuition increases and right to work laws.
UPDATEDFeb 25th, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
In a lightning-fast vote early Friday, AB 11 passes 51-17, with 4 Republicans voting against. In Illinois, the senators are staying put.
Feb 24th, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
The freshman senator has no regrets. Calling from somewhere in Illinois, Larson shared strategy, possible compromises and a constituent's care package with TCD.
WalkerFeb 22nd, 2011 by Jon Anne Willow
In his "fireside chat," Walker urged Democratic Senators to return to Madison and vote, or 1,500 state workers could receive pink slips next week.
Feb 22nd, 2011 by Patti Wenzel
Democrats offer amendments, but Assembly GOP are mum. Down the hall, Senate Republicans pass a strict Voter ID bill while 14 Democrats remain in Illinois.