Four counties apply to build youth detention facilities

Four counties have submitted applications to build detention facilities for less-serious juvenile offenders. The grant applications were due by noon Monday, and Brown, Dane, Milwaukee and Racine Counties applied. Under a bill Gov. Tony Evers signed Friday delaying the closure

Evers has until Friday to act on budget

Gov. Tony Evers has until Friday to act on the state budget lawmakers sent him last week. Evers can allow it to become law without his signature, use his partial veto authority, or reject the document outright. Assembly Speaker Robin

Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 28

On this week’s episode,’s JR Ross and WisconsinEye’s Steve Walters discuss the state budget, the state Supreme Court ruling DPI must clear rules with the governor, Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of four abortion-related bills and WEDC Secretary and CEO

Vos: Medical marijuana could return as Assembly bill

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos today said he wants the Assembly to look at legislation that would legalize medical marijuana when the body returns from its summer break in the fall. The Rochester Republican told reporters that he has long been

Hogan planning to leave WEDC in fall

WEDC CEO Mark Hogan today said he will step down from his role in the coming months. Hogan confirmed his plans at the Milwaukee Rotary Club this afternoon but failed to provide a specific date for departing the state’s jobs