State of Wisconsin

Proposed bill looks to implement student loan pilot program to get attorneys to rural Wisconsin counties

Committee also heard about bill seeking to establish victims clinic at UW Law School

State of Wisconsin

Latest state budget spending departs from recent trends, report finds

Spending imbalance is unusual but will not have long-term effects, expert said

State of Wisconsin

UW experts say repealing net neutrality would hurt economic growth, student entrepreneurs

Keeping internet open, democratic ensures small companies with limited financial capital have equal opportunities

State of Wisconsin

Dept. of Justice fears Eau Claire lawsuit could jeopardize Foxconn deal

Dispute concerns $1.5 million spent on Confluence Performing Arts Center in Eau Claire

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s homeless population decreases by 12 percent

Veterans, families with children experiencing homelessness also declined

State of Wisconsin

Former State Senate staffer received $75,000 in lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, discrimination

Sen. Spencer Coggs was accused in 2009 of sexual harassing staffer Jana Harris

State of Wisconsin

Proposal to drug test food stamp recipients moves forward

Critics, proponents argue over legality, Gov. Walker argues Wisconsin businesses will benefit

State of Wisconsin

Decision to deny conservative group at UW-Stevens Point raises questions of free speech

Administration later overturned Student Government Association's decision

State of Wisconsin

Prison reformists, lawmakers clash over proposal for tougher crime laws

Sen. Vukmir said bills would protect families, neighborhoods from violent criminals

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Elections Commission requests for additional staff members to help with election security, outreach

Commission also working with Department of Homeland Security to address security concerns