Elected officials often tout big-ticket highway projects as accomplishments, but a mixture of transportation funding woes and cost overruns have put them under more intense scrutiny in Wisconsin, with some officials arguing they aren't worth it.
Wisconsin and Minnesota have been negotiating to reinstate tax reciprocity since an agreement spanning more than 40 years ended in 2009. State officials in the two states disagree over whether a deal may yet be reached.
State lawmakers will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal that would eliminate the state treasurer's office.
The candidates in Wisconsin’s state superintendent race expressed their differing viewpoints on the impacts Act 10 has had on teaching and other hot-button issues at a WisPolitics forum held Monday in Milwaukee.
Wisconsin farmers are calling for more funding for infrastructure and schools in the new state budget during the Farm and Rural Lobby Day on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Gas tax indexing – pegging the tax drivers pay at the pump to inflation – helped Wisconsin pay for road projects for two decades before it was scrapped. The revenue that's been lost since then contributed to the state's current road funding woes.
Bayfield County is looking for more leeway from the state to protect water quality from potential farm runoff, but state officials say their hands are tied to the letter of the law.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled against an immigrants rights group in the group's effort to get more information about immigration detainees in Milwaukee County.
The Democrats have suffered huge losses since Barack Obama took office in 2009. The party now faces a tough decision about leadership and which direction it will go to regain white working-class voters.
More than 200 organizations from across the United States sent a letter to President Donald Trump this week, calling for a new focus on rural infrastructure needs.
A group of Green Bay area residents held a packed town hall meeting Thursday night at the city's downtown public library to give U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson a chance to hear from local constituents.
Congressman Ron Kind, a Democrat representing Wisconsin's 3rd Congressional District. He's co-sponsoring the All-Year ACCESS Act, which aims to bolster and grow the federal Pell Grant program.
The Atlantic's Molly Ball says there's a lot to compare between the Tea Party that emerged after the election of Barack Obama and the current resistance movement against Donald Trump.
Changes to federal guidance on transgender students’ bathroom use isn’t likely to change school policies already in place in Wisconsin, according to transgender advocates and school officials.
A Madison-based watchdog group says it has started to receive documents from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's time as Oklahoma Attorney General. But the group says Pruitt's former office has asked a judge to review other records, before their potential release.
A Madison-based watchdog group says it has started to receive documents from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's time as Oklahoma Attorney General. But the group says Pruitt's former office has asked a judge to review other records before their potential release.
Gov. Scott Walker is urging the U.S. Senate to hold a hearing on Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
On Wednesday, families who have lost loved ones with ALS told lawmakers that Wisconsin should join 33 other states and pass a so-called "right-to-try" law.
A bill introduced by State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald would allow existing wells to be replaced, repaired or reconstructed without a new permit from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Veterans urged Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday to reconsider a proposal included in his proposed 2017-2019 state budget.