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The proposal to allow people to carry a concealed weapon would eliminate a training requirement for concealed carry in Wisconsin.

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Fifteen groups are asking superintendent hopefuls Tony Evers and Lowell Holtz to ensure teachers are allowed to tell students the scientific consensus is that human-caused climate change is real.

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Work permits include the written consent of a minor’s parents. They’re currently required, with some exceptions, for everyone under age 18.

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A federal grant program that's invested $24.5 million in recent years for projects that benefit Wisconsin communities would be cut under President Donald Trump’s budget proposal. Regional transportation officials say the need exceeds money available through a federal grant program.

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A new bill introduced by state Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, would create more sober living facilities for communities that have few or zero sober housing options.

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The Wisconsin Legislature’s budget committee approved several bills Monday aimed at treating people addicted to opioids. The bills include one bill that would create a small charter school to help high school students recover from addiction.

Central Time

A new bill introduced by state Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, would create more sober living facilities for communities that have few or zero sober housing options.

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Two Wisconsin lawmakers are introducing a bill that would close what one calls the "social host" loophole allowing adults to supply alcohol to minors in their homes.

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Two Democratic state lawmakers are introducing a bill that would require presidential candidates on the Wisconsin ballot to release their tax returns.

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Gov. Scott Walker says he'd like all Wisconsin schools to produce report cards for the public.

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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.

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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.

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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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