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Rep. Chris Taylor and Sen. Jon Erpenbach are sponsoring the Compassionate Cannabis Care Act.

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Gov. Scott Walker said again Monday that he does not want a position in President Donald Trump's cabinet.

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The introduced bill would penalize so-called sanctuary cities up to $5,000 per day.

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Officials at rural schools say they're happy Gov. Scott Walker is proposing more money for Wisconsin's rural districts, but they say not all of it will make it to the classroom.

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In the race for State School Superintendent, the candidates come down differently on the future of Wisconsin’s Common Core standards.

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Wisconsin lawmakers receive salaries of $51,000 a year. But they can actually receive more than that through per diem allowances.

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Gov. Scott Walker appointed Daniel Zimmerman to lead the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, effective immediately.

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Republican legislative leaders plan to hire private attorneys to appeal a court ruling that found Wisconsin’s legislative districts are unconstitutional.

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Sen. Leah Vukmir, R-Brookfield, and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, R-New Berlin, introduced a package of bills Tuesday to expand the list of crimes that could land juveniles in the state's troubled youth prison and remove limits on the length of their stay.

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Gov. Scott Walker released some details Wednesday of his rural schools funding plan, which includes increasing and expanding aid that's targeted to the state's most rural, low-populated schools.

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Gov. Scott Walker is proposing to increase a tax credit for Wisconsin's working poor as part of his initiative to wean people off of state welfare programs.

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Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a resolution asking the Legislature to denounce Islamophobia and hate in Wisconsin.

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Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a resolution asking the Legislature to denounce Islamophobia and hate in Wisconsin.

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President Donald Trump's flurry of executive orders and decisions are scoring mostly wins, but at least one major loss, says the editor of the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard.

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A proposal in the state Legislature would legalize the possession of CBD oil, which has been used to treat some medical conditions.

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The Wisconsin State Capitol Building turns 100 years old this year. Gov. Scott Walker and former governors Scott McCallum, Tony Earl and Tommy Thompson gathered in the rotunda to celebrate.

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Federal funding to refugee resettlement programs has been halted by President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban. Trump's executive order placed a 120-day temporary ban on refugees entering the United States.

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Four candidates are vying for the seat being vacated by outgoing Interim Mayor Bruce Hagen in Superior, and they all agree that drug abuse is taxing northern Wisconsin. The candidates talked about options to treat addiction in a debate hosted by Wisconsin Public Radio on Monday evening.

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President Donald Trump has reached a decision on who he will nominate to the United States Supreme Court and is slated to announce his pick at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the White House. But one legal scholar says eight justices is enough, and it should remain that way permanently.

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David Clarke, the hard-line conservative Trump-supporting sheriff from Milwaukee County who runs and wins elections as a Democrat, is facing official investigations and plenty of criticism but still retains a base of support among voters.

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