to sign bill Friday changing Wisconsin civil service
Scott Walker plans Friday to sign a Republican-backed bill
to overhaul Wisconsin's civil service system.
Assembly approves bill expanding landlord rights
Landlords would have more power to evict tenants for
criminal activity under a bill the state Assembly passed
Thursday that dramatically expands the rights of rental
researchers to study Zika virus in monkeys
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison plan to
use monkeys to study the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
passes bill outlawing hunter harassment
state Assembly has approved a bill that would prohibit
people from bothering hunters in the woods.
accused of trying to join extremists found competent
psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to
join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand
to stand trial in Wisconsin motorcycle shop standoff
Wisconsin man accused of starting a hostage standoff at a
motorcycle shop has been bound over for trial.
OKs relaxing emission regs, tweaks renewable program
Republicans on the Legislature's powerful budget committee
approved a bill Wednesday that would relax portions of
Wisconsin's sulfur dioxide regulations and rework utilities'
obligations to pay into the state's renewable energy
decry ban on county executives in Legislature
bill that would bar county executives from serving
concurrently in the Wisconsin Legislature was criticized as
partisan politics in an Assembly committee public hearing
preps for Democratic presidential debate
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee planners, grounds crew and
students have been putting in some long days to make sure
everything is set for this week's Democratic presidential
to vote on WIAA open records laws
Assembly committee is slated to vote Wednesday on a bill
that would subject Wisconsin's high school athletics
association to open records and meetings laws.
to commemorate man killed by police withdrawn
Madison City Council member has withdrawn her resolution
commemorating the teenager shot and killed by a police
OKs bill expanding library collection powers
state Senate has approved a bill that would give libraries
more power to collect overdue fines.
approves water development, property rights bills
Shoreline property owners would have more leeway to dredge
and build structures on bodies of water under legislation
the Wisconsin Assembly advanced Tuesday despite concerns
from minority Democrats that the proposals would harm the
$570M to be used for faster Internet in rural Wisconsin
More than $570 million in government subsidies will be used
to bring faster Internet service to rural Wisconsin.
hurt when 25 vehicles crash in Milwaukee suburb
Six people were injured when 25 vehicles crashed in nine
separate accidents on a Milwaukee area highway.
approves bill allowing Christmas trees in churches
state Assembly has passed a bill prohibiting government
officials from banning live Christmas trees in churches and
the state Capitol rotunda.
approves sexual assault victim amnesty bill
state Assembly has passed a bill ensuring that sexual
assault victims and others who report such crimes can't be
cited or disciplined for underage drinking.
Senate approves managed forest overhaul
state Senate has approved a bill that would re-shape
Wisconsin's managed forest program. Program
participants get property tax breaks if they keep their land
open to the public and follow timber management plans.
OKs uniform sex offender restrictions
Wisconsin Assembly has signed off on a bill creating uniform
restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live.