Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and other top Republicans announced the new Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus that Vos said will "offset some of the liberal thinking" on campus.
Political reporters Mara Liasson and Mark Niquette say Trump's first foreign trip as president is giving him a change to show the stance his administration plans to take with the rest of the world.
Walker's budget called for a 5 percent tuition cut for in-state students at the UW System schools starting in the 2018 school year.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily block a lower court order that would force Republicans to redraw Wisconsin's legislative map.
Wisconsin State Rep. Rob Hutton is one of the authors of a bill that would create a council to review occupational state licensures to revise or repeal them. He says, for a variety of reasons, many can't go through the required coursework or class time to obtain an occupational license.
At a public forum over the weekend, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson faced questions about congressional efforts to scrap the Affordable Care Act, and said some parts of a House-passed plan should be slowed to make sure Americans don't lose coverage.
Republican State Rep. Joe Sanfelippo is the primary sponsor of two juvenile crime bills that would expand the list of crimes a minor could be incarcerated for and extend the length of time a minor could be sentenced for a crime. He said the bills would target the serious and habitual offenders. He notes the juvenile code needs a complete overhaul because minors today commit more violent crimes.
Gov. Scott Walker is making an aggressive push to eliminate the state's portion of property tax bills in the 2017-19 state budget. For the average homeowner, the forestry mill tax cost about $26 in 2016.
During a press conference Friday in Chippewa Falls, Gov. Scott Walker said he hopes the Legislature resurrects his plan to freeze tuition at Wisconsin's technical colleges.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan tells the press why he supports the appointment of former FBI director Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into possible ties between the President Trump and Russia. I believe that the professionals of the Justice Department need to do their jobs independently, objectively and thoroughly, Ryan said.
The proposed law would limit the number of union members on the workers compensation council to reflect the proportion of union workers in Wisconsin.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-WI, co-introduced a bill with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI, to enhance cybersecurity in the wake of a global cyber-attack that hit 150 countries last weekend. The bill would create an intelligence review board that decides how the government goes about sharing information about software vulnerabilities.
Walker called for a two-year tuition freeze at the Wisconsin Technical College System. He also proposed increasing state spending on technical colleges by $5 million per year to offset the lost tuition revenue.
Gov. Scott Walker called for a two-year tuition freeze at the Wisconsin Technical College System. He also proposed increasing state spending on technical colleges by $5 million per year to offset the lost tuition revenue.
Anyone who is negligent in taking care of a child, for reasons other than poverty, could face penalties of up to 60 years in prison.
Democratic state lawmakers announced a package of bills Wednesday that would change requirements for how law enforcement officers are trained to use force in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said Wednesday that he's taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security.
Wisconsin’s economic development agency has improved its grant and loan program, but it still isn’t tracking whether its awards create or retain jobs according to a new audit released Wednesday.
Appointing people to thousands of federal positions is one of the most difficult jobs for a new presidential administration, but the Trump White House has been particularly slow to fill government vacancies, leaving some agencies hard-pressed to start work on carrying out the president's agenda.
Wisconsin Democrats are proposing a five-bill package of bills on health care in response to the U.S. House of Representative's passage of a bill to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act.