State of Wisconsin

Legislature passes lame duck bills limiting executive power

In a rare lame-duck session, the Wisconsin state Legislature passed a package of bills along party lines Wednesday morning limiting executive power and early voting.

Column

Evers, Democrats must build base to overcome Republican obstructionism

Only meaningful response to Republican stonewalling is to build broad, popular support for a progressive vision

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Under Walker’s new welfare package, recipients see increase in work requirements for food stamps, mandated drug tests

Governor believes assistance 'should be more like a trampoline and less like a hammock'

Column

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ aggressive actions reflect his power-hungry nature

Although apologies have been issued, agenda behind his biting words still remains

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State Assembly passes resolution making sexual harassment training mandatory

Wisconsin Legislature one of few across nation to adopt required training

Column

Misuse of word ‘terrorist’ from Assembly Speaker Vos underscores his inadequacy as leader

Name-calling is childish, especially from the mouth of a state representative

Letter to the Editor

Campus carry has been and will always be a bad idea

Legislation that allows for concealed possession of a firearm underestimates the complex nature of life at college

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Leadership center honoring former Gov. Tommy Thompson to open on UW campus

Legislators, university officials say center will bring together researchers, state policy makers

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GOP-backed legislation looks to address free speech rights on campus

One Wisconsin Now believes the bill silences student voices

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Some question benefit of Walker’s proposed tuition cut

Details not yet available, though experts, lawmakers already think other solutions might help more