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Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget would leave a "structural deficit" of about $1 billion, according to the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.

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Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling that overturned the state's Republican-drawn legislative districts.

Central Time

The state will supply $400,000 in grants to six nonprofits that provide entrepreneurial training and assistance to Wisconsin veterans. The funding was announced on Monday by Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dan Zimmerman as a way to encourage veterans to start businesses in the state.

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A program that provides federal subsidies to airlines that serve rural airports may be cut under President Trump’s budget proposal.

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A trio of bills at the Capitol would sharpen penalties for repeat OWI offenders and those whose drunk driving results in homicide.

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The idea started in a fourth grade classroom and has made its way to the state Capitol.

The Joy Cardin Show

A recent TV ad from incumbent Tony Evers in the race for state superintendent made reference to controversial allegations that made headlines last month about candidate Lowell Holtz.

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In the run-up to the April election for state superintendent of schools, Tony Evers defended public school performance and discussed steps to reduce administrative work for the state's teachers.

The Kathleen Dunn Show

It's not so much that previous presidential administrations were shining examples of transparency and cooperation with the media, but that the Trump administration has truly gone to new heights to undermine journalists trying to do their jobs, says Mark Pitsch, Wisconsin State Journal assistant city editor and president of the Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

The Kathleen Dunn Show

It's not so much that previous presidential administrations were shining examples of transparency and cooperation with the media, but that the Trump administration has truly gone to new heights to undermine journalists trying to do their jobs, says Mark Pitsch, Wisconsin State Journal assistant city editor and president of the Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

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A Wisconsin bill would increase mandatory minimum sentences and penalize individuals who don't use required ignition interlock devices in their vehicle.

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State superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz is suggesting Wisconsin schools are "artificially inflating" their graduation rates, but the state Department of Public Instruction says it doesn't have any evidence to support that claim.

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More people in Wisconsin disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president than approve. At a more local level, Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating is at 45 percent, little moved from where it sat in October. The Marquette University Law School poll was released Wednesday

The Kathleen Dunn Show

Perhaps not surprisingly, the line of questioning Monday for FBI Directory James Comey turned partisan, said Devlin Barrett, national security reporter for The Washington Post .

WPR News

Credit card skimmers, which can be attached or inserted into card readers at gas pumps or ATMs, are used by identity thieves to secretly collect consumers’ credit card information.

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Gov. Scott Walker says he has talked to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan about making the Republican health care overhaul better for older adults.

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A memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau shows choice schools will receive between $1,000 and $1,700 more in state funding per student in the second year of Walker’s budget than public schools.

Central Time

As Republicans push a new health care law forward to replace the Affordable Care Act, a lesser known bill is making the rounds in Congress. HR 1313 could allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing.

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More than 50 federal programs would be eliminated or see deep cuts under President Trump’s "America First" budget, and the cuts could have wide-ranging impacts for Wisconsin’s rural communities.

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More than 50 federal programs would be eliminated or see deep cuts under President Trump’s "America First" budget, and the cuts could have wide-ranging impacts for Wisconsin’s rural communities.

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