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The chasm between Wisconsin’s top Republicans on transportation funding seemed to widen Wednesday, as Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald opened the door to more borrowing to pay for roads, while Assembly Speaker Robin Vos took a hard-line stand against it.

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University of Wisconsin-Stout's chancellor is addressing concerns from some over a $425,000 donation to the school from the foundation of a well-known conservative backer.

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A new report shows Wisconsin’s wealthiest residents would benefit the most from the flat tax proposed by Assembly Republicans, with nearly a fifth of the tax cut going to people who make at least $1 million a year. Their average tax cut would be about $79,000 by 2029, a reduction of nearly 49 percent.

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Tim Marema, editor of the Daily Yonder and Vice President of the Center for Rural Strategies, says that the Trump administration is too narrowly focused on agriculture when it comes to spurring rural economic development.

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Tim Marema, editor of the Daily Yonder and vice president of the Center for Rural Strategies, says the Trump administration is too narrowly focused on agriculture when it comes to spurring rural economic development.

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State Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, said she believes Milwaukee could take a cue from Racine’s success. Community Oriented Policing, or "COP," houses are part of a set of bills Taylor plans to roll out during the current session.

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State Rep. Michael Schraa, R-Oshkosh, is proposing a pilot program aimed at helping repeat drunken driving offenders keep their jobs. Schraa calls the pilot "WIS GREAT," which stands for Walking in Sobriety, Growth Recovery Employment and Transformation.

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An Assembly Republican plan to revamp Wisconsin’s tax code includes a provision that would increase taxes on so-called "little cigars."

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State lawmakers plan to reject Gov. Scott Walker's pitch to move state employee health plans to a self-insurance model.

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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's loan authority was suspended two years ago after a critical audit outlined problems with loan distribution and tracking, lawmakers voted Tuesday to bring that program back.

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Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga stood by his gas tax plan Tuesday in the face of opposition from Gov. Scott Walker. Kooyenga took issue with Walker's claim that the plan is actually a tax increase - not a cut.

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A group of Democratic plaintiffs is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a ruling that struck down Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn legislative map as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.

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Some say it's out of character for Republicans to replace the Affordable Care Act with a system that bears any resemblance to single-payer health care, which Republicans historically oppose.

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Gov. Scott Walker proposed an additional $2 million over the next two years for DNA testing kits at Wisconsin crime labs.

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A Madison family relies on Medicaid to treat cover their son's medical bills. Now, the family and other disability rights advocates are speaking out against the GOP's American Health Care Act bill, saying it would be devastating to Wisconsin families and across the United States.

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Gov. Scott Walker said Monday the state would continue to cover people with pre-existing conditions after leaving the door open last week to a change that would let insurance companies raise rates for those customers.

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Some Wisconsinites say they would be willing to pay a little bit more at the pump if it meant better roads, but Gov. Scott Walker and Assembly Republicans remain at odds over transportation funding after Walker criticized their plan to increase taxes on gasoline to pay for roads.

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Deputy Chairman of the Democratic National Committee Keith Ellison has a statewide plan for Wisconsin Democrats to succeed.

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Parents and disability advocates spoke outside the state Capitol on Saturday during a rally to criticize politicians for advancing cuts to Medicaid in the GOP health care bill that passed the House of Representatives on Thursday.

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Wisconsin public schools could see less Medicaid money for health screenings and special education under the American Health Care Act.

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