Milwaukee County could receive $26 million to help replace buses as part of Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget. The money from the state would come from the nearly $64 million 2016 settlement with Volkswagen. More than 100 buses in Milwaukee are eligible to be replaced as a part of the settlement...
Gov. Scott Walker said research shows older, dual-parent households fare better than single parent households.
Attorney General Brad Schimel says the state has been plagued by a shortage of assistant district attorneys for more than a decade.
Some party leaders say Walker's budget doesn't do enough to address Wisconsin's $1 billion transportation shortfall.
Gov. Scott Walker's budget address given Wednesday at the state Capitol in Madison focused largely on education and jobs. But Thursday in Milwaukee Walker expanded on other elements of the budget, including his plans to improve two juvenile correctional facilities and increase admission at some state parks.
While President Donald Trump certainly has received push back for his decisions and the pace in which he’s made them, some Wisconsin Republicans are getting behind President Trump's fast start.
The state Senate has passed a bill legalizing CBD oil, which has been used to treat some seizure disorders in children.
After years of scientific research and several delays, a widely used pesticide that's been on the market for more than half a century, but only recently found to have lasting effects on children's brains, was set to take the first steps towards being taken off the market by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Gov. Scott Walker unveiled a two-year $76 billion budget Wednesday that laid the blueprint for his likely 2018 re-election campaign, calling for a new round of tax cuts and a tuition cut, along with increased spending on public schools and the University of Wisconsin System.
Wisconsin's Group Insurance Board voted Wednesday 10-1 to adopt a self-insurance model for state and local government employees, sending the controversial plan on to the state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee for final approval.
Governor Scott Walker delivered the biennial budget address before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Assembly and Senate at the Capitol.
The governor's proposal would reduce funding for important student organizations and services, opponents say.
UW-Madison’s proposal to offer first-generation transfer students free tuition has potential, but there are some more hurdles to affordability and students’ success, says an analyst.
The immigrant advocacy groups Voces de la Frontera is planning its second annual strike. Last year’s strike drew roughly 20,000 people to the state Capitol. This year’s strike is a protest against the travel ban signed by President Donald Trump.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker unveiled a few more elements of his 2017-2019 state budget proposal Tuesday morning, including a $4 million increase in funding for programs offering alternatives to incarceration for nonviolent drug offenders.
Walker announced more details about his plans for funding changes to the UW System during an event Tuesday at UW-La Crosse. The state would provide $35 million to cover the cut, which is estimated to save the average student $360 for a year's tuition.
Democratic state lawmakers say they hope to see Republicans "own up" to mistakes if the GOP wants any help from the minority party during deliberations this spring.
President Donald Trump's comments for the federal judge who reversed his immigration order drew criticism from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
Twenty-two of Wisconsin 129 hospitals were fined by the state for not complying with a 2008 law that required emergency room staff to offer rape victims emergency contraception, or "morning after pills," according to a report from the Wisconsin State Journal.
Twenty-two of Wisconsin 129 hospitals were fined by the state for not complying with a 2008 law requiring emergency room staff to offer sexual assault victims emergency contraception, also commonly referred to as the "morning after pill," according to a report from the Wisconsin State Journal.