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Milwaukee County Wants Alternatives to Youth Incarceration

Milwaukee County Wants Alternatives to Youth Incarceration

After the legislature failed to fund new facilities, Milwaukee County continues to explore alternatives to locking kids up.

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Milwaukee County Wants Alternatives to Youth Incarceration

After the legislature failed to fund new facilities, Milwaukee County continues to explore alternatives to locking kids up.

“Tougher On Crime” Bills Make No Sense

Sen. Jon Erpenbach blasts recent "Tougher on Crime" legislation. Argues for increased education funding.

Trade War Wounds May Heal Soon

Job losses may be slowing and new trade agreements are offering hope.

Body Cam Bill Passes State Legislature

Bill creates uniform rules for use of body cameras throughout the state.

Bill Preventing Sexual Assault Kit Backlog Stalls in Senate

GOP amendments muddy passage of the bi-partisan legislation.

GOP Tax Cut Passes Assembly

Plan costs state $248 million annually, saves average Wisconsin income tax filers $106 annually.

State Assembly Pushing For Constitutional Convention

State GOP is pushing the legislature to join others around the country in an attempt to ratify controversial amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

Bipartisan Water Quality Bills Pass

Though, they do not make it through the sharply divide legislature without some disagreement.

Milwaukee Republican Field Office Vandalized

State GOP says they're not leaving.

GOP Tax Cut Passes Senate

Assembly takes up bill today, despite Evers' call for money to go to schools.

Will School Choice Help Reelect Trump?

Democratic attacks on choice and charter schools favored by minority voters could backfire.

Airport Wins $600,000 Federal Grant

Grant will be used to rehabilitate a runway at Mitchell International.

Cullen Healthy Heart Run/Walk a Success

24th Annual Steve Cullen fundraiser raised more than $500,000 for heart research.

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14 Election Winners, Losers

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Mystery Deepens on Leaked Police Video

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Poll Shows Surprising Support for MPS

Most think MPS needs more funding and would back it in the referendum, poll shows.

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Will School Choice Help Reelect Trump?

Democratic attacks on choice and charter schools favored by minority voters could backfire.

A Report Card for Milwaukee Schools

State data shows charter and choice schools typically outperform traditional public schools.

The Republicans’ Gerrymander Scheme

The polls, the data, the legalities. How Robin Vos hopes to triumph.

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Last Call for the Legislature

The rush to end session and go home for the year results in some ugly legislation.

Fight Looms Over Tough-on-Crime Bills

Republican bills would jail more people. Democrats resist, align themselves with Trump.

Redistricting Fight Is One Year Away

So why are Evers and Democrats putting spotlight on it now?

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