lawmakers to consider rent-to-own plan
The Legislature's finance committee is set to decide whether to
exempt rent-to-own stores from Wisconsin's consumer protection laws.
committee to decide on DOJ solicitor general
The Legislature's budget committee is poised to decide whether
to create a solicitor general's office within the state Justice
zones to close during Memorial Day weekend
Wisconsin motorists won't have to worry about possible traffic
delays when traveling during the Memorial Day weekend.
budget committee to take up DNA upon arrest
The Legislature's powerful finance committee is expected to
review Gov. Scott Walker's plan to take DNA from anyone arrested for
a felony and anyone convicted of any crime.
Republicans want rent-to-own out of budget
Two Republican state senators want the Legislature's finance
committee to delete wording in Gov. Scott Walker's executive budget
that would exempt rent-to-own businesses from Wisconsin's consumer
improves in nearly all Wis. counties
Unemployment rates improved in nearly all 72 Wisconsin counties
Crosse's Oktoberfest to scale back to 4 days
CROSSE La Crosse's Oktoberfest is scaling back from nine days to
four days in 2014.
committee to weigh in on proposed UW funding
The Legislature's budget-writing committee is expected to
approve Gov. Scott Walker's plan to freeze University of Wisconsin
System tuition for two years and slash a planned spending increase
for system schools.
committee to again tackle DOT deficit plan
The Legislature's budget-writing committee is scheduled to renew
discussions over a proposal aimed at closing a $63.5 million deficit
in Wisconsin's roads fund.
home sales increase 9 percent in April
Housing sales increased 9 percent last month, continuing a
rebound that now includes 22 consecutive months of growth.
core education standards to be discussed
Advocates and opponents of common core standards for teaching
math and English in Wisconsin were gathering for a joint hearing
before the Legislature's education committees.
man claims $1M Powerball prize
A Milwaukee man has claimed a $1 million prize from Saturday's
record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot drawing.
Wis. farmer ignored licensing laws
Prosecutors are trying to show a jury that a Wisconsin raw milk
farmer showed blatant disregard for state licensing laws.