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State of Wisconsin

Legislative budget committee approves UW System financial reporting

A state committee voted unanimously for standards to improve system transparency

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US district judge suspends John Doe investigation

Judge orders halt to John Doe investigation on grounds it violates group's free speech rights.

State of Wisconsin

Water quality report finds Milwaukee area watersheds contaminated with human fecal matter

Failing infrastructure could be to blame for contamination documented over four years

State of Wisconsin

Emails show UW System regents’ concerns over hiring of former top Walker staffer

One regent called the appointment of former top Walker official "scary"

State of Wisconsin

State GOP convention endorses Walker for presidential run

Delegates also favored Sen. Glenn Grothmann for vacant 6th congressional district seat

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State of Wisconsin

DPI issues framework to improve school safety

To ensure Wisconsin schools remain safe environments for learning, the Department of Public Instruction announced a new framework Monday to improve school safety. The

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Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin’s voter ID law

A federal judge struck down the state’s voter ID law Tuesday, saying that requiring photo identification at the polls to vote places a disproportionate

State of Wisconsin

Marathon County man convicted of $1 million mortgage fraud scheme

A Marathon County court convicted Jay Fischer of multiple criminal charges Friday including conducting a more than $1 million fraud with transactions made through

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State of Wisconsin

Legislative audit committee approves UW System financial reporting policy

The Legislature’s Joint Audit Committee unanimously approved the University of Wisconsin System’s proposed financial reporting policy Thursday, opening it up to final legislative approval

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Walker named to TIME 100 list of influential people

TIME magazine named Gov. Scott Walker, a possible 2016 GOP presidential candidate, to its TIME 100 annual list of the most influential people in

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