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Wisconsin lawmakers and agriculture officials have been calling for federal action on Canada's new policy since Grassland Dairy Products dropped 75 Wisconsin farmers. Trump promised to look into the issue immediately.

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Dane County Executive Joe Parisi told the Madison Cap Times that while he considered the race, it was an easy decision not to run.

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Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that prohibits local governments from requiring contractors working on public projects to use collective bargaining agreements.

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On Monday, Gov. Scott Walker signed into law a bill that legalizes possession of a marijuana extract used to treat seizures.

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Wisconsin is seeking a federal waiver to begin drug testing some Medicaid recipients.

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Rep. David Steffen, R-Howard, plans to introduce a bill Wednesday to allow Wisconsin to pursue a contract to build a new prison and replace the aging Green Bay Correctional Institution in the village of Allouez.

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A Wisconsin Democrat says a series of Republican-backed bills designed to address homelessness in the state don’t do enough to address the roots of the state’s problem.

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Wisconsin state parks could charge flexible admission prices under Gov. Scott Walker's proposal for the next two-year state budget.

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Milwaukee officials are considering ways to better protect city employees who work in the field. But, allowing the workers to carry weapons does not seem to be an option.

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A new bipartisan bill in the Wisconsin Legislature would provide assistance to veterans and their families as a way of encouraging them to get into agriculture. The "Wisconsin Veterans Farm Bill of 2017" was introduced this week by Rep. Evan Goyke , D-Milwaukee, and Sen. Patrick Testin , R-Stevens...

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Enjoy paying taxes? You may be surprised. So does most of America, Vanessa Williamson said. She’s a fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., and the author of a new book: "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes." Williamson acknowledges that the...

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Patience Roggensack will preside over the court's 5-2 conservative majority for two more years.

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Only half of Wisconsin's Congressional delegation have confirmed they're using a two-week recess from work in Washington, D.C., to hold town hall-style meetings with constituents. Town hall meetings have been tumultuous for some lawmakers in recent months, as issues have riled voters on both sides of the aisle.

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Republican lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled four bills aimed at combating homelessness in Wisconsin. The four bills include a plan to increase coordination between state agencies that offer services to the homeless and a proposal authorizing the state to pilot a program for the chronically homeless.

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A Wisconsin freshman congressman has introduced a bill that would cut back on recesses for Congress.

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A proposal in the Capitol would add child support payment compliance to a list of eligibility requirements for food stamps in Wisconsin. The state had a similar requirement on the books until 2007, when lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle removed it.

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The state's top public defender said he has reservations about a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at elevating victim's rights, known as Marsy's Law.

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The decision by state lawmakers to set aside Gov. Scott Walker's transportation budget has left county, city and town government leaders wondering what's next, especially since they would have been among the biggest winners in the governor’s proposal. While local governments may still see increased...

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The son of former Wisconsin Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager's says he's going to run for his mother's old job.

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Wisconsin lawmakers may enact new internet privacy rules that the federal government just repealed.

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