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Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation they say could lead to lower electricity bills.

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The key to creating better school lunches may start with the environment of the cafeteria, chef Justin Johnson said. It's more about letting students know they'll be consistently served with good and good-for-you food for a variety of palates and dietary needs, he said.

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Law enforcement, school officials and people with personal ties to Wisconsin’s opioid epidemic spoke Thursday at a legislative hearing on a package of bills that are part of a special session on drug addiction.

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With state aid on the decline and tax rules keeping towns from raising more money locally, some municipal leaders are finding the only viable road maintenance option they have is turning pavement back into gravel.

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Caroline Light, the author of the new book, "Stand Your Ground: A History of America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense," traces the history of how these laws evolved in the United States and where the desire for lethal force came from.

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Sen. Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, wants Wisconsin to call for a so-called "balanced budget amendment" to the U.S. Constitution, which would ban the government from spending more than it takes in.

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Heavy trucks are a huge contributor to the wear and tear of Wisconsin's highways, but as the state grapples with how to pay for infrastructure maintenance, policymakers have welcomed trucks with open arms.

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Wisconsin representatives react to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night.

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People who call for aid for overdose victims are protected from drug possession prosecution by Wisconsin's Good Samaritan law.

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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.

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The election for Democratic National Committee chair was framed as a race between candidates who represented two different factions of the Democratic Party.

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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.

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State lawmakers will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal that would eliminate the state treasurer's office.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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