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Wis. Supreme Court rules Madison bus passengers can carry concealed weapons

The state Supreme Court today ruled 5-2 passengers on Madison buses can carry concealed weapons. The court sided with gun advocates and Wisconsin Carry, which...

Walker declines to fully back GOP health care bill as some raise concerns

Gov. Scott Walker said today he's glad House Republicans are looking to repeal the Affordable Care Act since "Obamacare is collapsing." But he did not...

TUE PM Update: Fiscal Bureau releases analysis of Walker’s budget; reaction to House GOP...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The guv's budget would cut off the domestic partners of deceased public employees from purchasing health...

MON PM Update: Millis resigns from Elections Commission to return to lobbying

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Elections Commission member Don Millis has resigned from the board because he is poised to begin...

Voters approve $1.35 billion in building borrowing last year, study says

Voters in public school districts last year approved $1.35 billion in borrowing for building, the highest in at least 20 years, according to a...

Stockbridge-Munsee plans to withhold nearly $1 million payment to state

The Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe says it's planning to withhold a nearly $1 million payment to the state, claiming state officials are violating tribal compacts by...

THU PM Update: Wis. congressional Dems slam AG Sessions; Pence to visit Janesville Farm...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Dems on the state's congressional delegation are slamming Attorney General Jeff Sessions for not disclosing his...

Dem bill would boost tax exemptions for middle class, repeal manufacturing and ag credit

A group of Dems today unveiled a tax package that would dramatically boost tax exemptions for the middle class while phasing out the manufacturing...

Krug working on amendments to high-capacity wells bill

State Rep. Scott Krug, R-Nekoosa, says he's working on two amendments to legislation that's been introduced to govern the replacement, reconstruction or transfer of...

WED PM Update: Pence to visit Janesville Fri.; GOP bill would require municipalities cooperate...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker confirmed to reporters today Vice President Mike Pence will visit Janesville on Friday. Walker,...

WNA opposes Walker plan to change some official publishing requirements

The Wisconsin Newspaper Association has produced ads for members to oppose the guv's plan to give state agencies the option to meet some official...

Elections Commission warns clerks about proposed budget changes

The state Elections Commission today warned local clerks the guv's budget proposal would have "significant impacts on critical services" the agency provides such as...

One Wisconsin Now requests investigation into Holtz’s email use

Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now is requesting two DAs investigate superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz's email use following records the group released. But Holtz dismissed...

Senate committee backs constitutional amendment to eliminate state treasurer’s office

A state Senate committee today voted 3-1 to back a constitutional amendment that would eliminate the state treasurer's office. GOP Sens. David Craig, Duey Stroebel...

Assembly panel passes ‘right to try’ bill

The Assembly Committee on Health today signed off on the "right to try" bill that would help those with terminal illnesses access treatments that...
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