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Senate Democrats Elect New Leadership

Senate Democrats Elect New Leadership

Sen. Melissa Agard will lead 11 Democrats, just one third of the Senate.

The State of Politics: Democrats Retain Capitol ‘Firewalls’
The State of Politics

Democrats Retain Capitol ‘Firewalls’

Barnes sets record, the most telling campaign quote and Northwest Wisconsin turns red.

Legislative Democrats Review Losses, Strategy

Legislative Democrats Review Losses, Strategy

Party lost 4 more seats, hopes for compromise on some issues with Republicans.

Republicans Don’t Win Veto-Proof Legislature

Republicans Don’t Win Veto-Proof Legislature

Had to flip five Assembly seats and one Senate district and fell short.

Republicans Seek Veto-Proof Legislature

Republicans Seek Veto-Proof Legislature

GOP supermajority possible if they flip one senate district, five assembly seats now held by Democrats.

Republicans Hope to Flip Three Legislative Seats in Northern Wisconsin

Republicans Hope to Flip Three Legislative Seats in Northern Wisconsin

Gerrymandering could help them gain supermajority and veto-proof Legislature.

State Senate Minority Leader Janet Bewley Involved In Fatal Crash

State Senate Minority Leader Janet Bewley Involved In Fatal Crash

27-year-old mother and her 5-year-old daughter killed in collision.

The State of Politics: Historic Turnover Will Change Legislature
The State of Politics

Historic Turnover Will Change Legislature

Retirements, redistricting and members pursuing higher office could transform Legislature.

Milwaukee Suburbs Key To Controlling Assembly

Milwaukee Suburbs Key To Controlling Assembly

Dems target suburban districts, Republicans try to gain a veto-proof majority in the Assembly

Bill Would Prohibit Free Campaign Rallies

Bill Would Prohibit Free Campaign Rallies

Trump, Clinton campaigns still owe Eau Claire, other cities for security, sanitation costs.

City of Shell Lake receives $250,000 state grant to support renovation of medical center
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City of Shell Lake receives $250,000 state grant to support renovation of medical center

WEDC investment to help fund new construction of a new primary and specialty care clinic and renovation of Indianhead Medical Center building

Choose Life Program Still a Mystery

Choose Life Program Still a Mystery

President says group had nothing to do with bill that would give it $500,000 from the state.

Murphy’s Law: State Helps Fund Murky Pro-Life Group
Murphy’s Law

State Helps Fund Murky Pro-Life Group

What exactly does Choose Life Wisconsin do with the money it gets?

Right-Wing Legislators Propose Spending $500,000 a Year on Misinformation Campaign Targeting Wisconsin Women
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Right-Wing Legislators Propose Spending $500,000 a Year on Misinformation Campaign Targeting Wisconsin Women

Would Require State Taxpayers to Subsidize Fake Women’s Health Centers

Bipartisan Group Calls For More School Funds

Bipartisan Group Calls For More School Funds

Blue Ribbon Commission on school funding included legislators from both parties.

Governor Walker Signs Bills to Create and Expand Outdoor Recreation, Attract Talent to Wisconsin, and Improve Medical Assistance
Governor Walker Signs Bills on Improving Family Access to High-Quality Child Care, Creating Transitional Jobs Program for Wisconsin Veterans, and Increasing Funding for Watershed Protection Grants
Court Watch: GOP Legislators Push Harsher Bail Rules
Court Watch

GOP Legislators Push Harsher Bail Rules

State constitutional amendment opposed by defense lawyers, supported by City of Milwaukee.

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

Republican assembly districts are up to 96% white, senate districts as high as 95% white.

With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families
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With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families

Industrial Acid Mining Bill Will Put Public Health at Risk for Generations

Leah unveils 100+ Wisconsin endorsements
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Leah unveils 100+ Wisconsin endorsements

Elected officials, grassroots activists and business owners unite behind Leah

The State of Politics: A Tale of Two Millennials
The State of Politics

A Tale of Two Millennials

Two young Assembly reps in each party, two very different tales.

Representative Vos Re-Elected Assembly Speaker
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Representative Vos Re-Elected Assembly Speaker

“I’m humbled to receive this vote of confidence from the 64-member Assembly majority, the largest GOP majority in 60 years.”

Governor Scott Walker Signs Legislation Into Law to Expand Teacher Loan Program
GOP lawmakers circulate bill to block state money for Milwaukee streetcar
Many Killed by Teens Illegally Carrying Guns

Many Killed by Teens Illegally Carrying Guns

Laws make possession illegal, but 6% of MPS teens reported having guns.

New Radio Ads, Mail Pieces Thank Legislators for Prevailing Wage and Budget
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New Radio Ads, Mail Pieces Thank Legislators for Prevailing Wage and Budget

Legislature Shows Yet Again It Has The Courage To Do What's Right for Wisconsin Taxpayers

State Jobs Agency Not Serving Northern Wisconsin?

State Jobs Agency Not Serving Northern Wisconsin?

High unemployment counties get little help and the main project has generated just 40 of 665 promised jobs.

The State of Politics: Stories From the State Capitol
The State of Politics

Stories From the State Capitol

Six vignettes tell the story of how the Senate passed the Right-to-Work bill.

The State of Politics: New Legislators Learning the Ropes
The State of Politics

New Legislators Learning the Ropes

25 new members of the state Assembly could change state politics. But first they need to learn all the rules and rituals.