State of Wisconsin

Republicans, Gov. Evers disagree on spending of surplus budget

$620 million budget surplus, Evers wants to spend surplus on public schools, Republicans want to reduce property taxes

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin legislature not likely to legalize marijuana despite bipartisan bill, economic benefits unclear

Recreational use of marijuana faces uphill fight in Republican majority legislature, Wisconsin senator said

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A closer look at Evers’ red flag gun law proposal

Extreme Risk Protection Orders have been shown to be successful in limited gun violence in other states — Wisconsin should be next

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Republicans wonder if a majority of Wisconsinites should count in elections

Evers' cabinet picks show he is committed to representing all Wisconsinites — not just those who voted for him

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Removing ‘retardation’ from state code signals progress toward respect, bipartisanship

Despite great political polarization, there are still common sense solutions both parties should support

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.

State of Wisconsin

Federal judge will consider suspension of Wisconsin voter ID law

Lawmaker says voter ID is common sense measure but expert says it deters legal voting