State of Wisconsin

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in academic freedom, free speech case

Supreme Court will come to decision by June

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Lawyer pay raise initiative seeks support ahead of Supreme Court hearing

UW law professor Michele LaVigne called lawyer's low pay 'sheer craziness'

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Annual ‘State of the Air’ report finds particle pollution levels improving, ozone pollution worsening in Wisconsin

More than four in 10 Americans – 133.9 million – live in counties that have unhealthful levels of either ozone or particle pollution, where their health is at risk

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Wisconsin workplace wellness programs focus on health information, not changes to environment

Though these programs are well intentioned, experts are concerned by lack of long term benefits to employees

Politics

With Paul Ryan announcing retirement, Democrats and Republicans gauge potential of ‘blue wave’

The races for governor and Ryan's district could be more competitive than past elections

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Paper from Wisconsin Coalition Against Homelessness could be influential in next state budget

Coalition looks to improve workforce development for Wisconsin's homeless population

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Gerrymandering gives way to lack of bipartisan legislation, Whitford says

Whitford currently waiting on Supreme Court decision for Wisconsin's gerrymandering case

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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'

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Ryan to retire upon fulfillment of current term, plans to devote more time to family

Republicans, Democrats to fight for open seat in more competitive state election

State of Wisconsin

Walker ready to send troops to border, supports Trump’s ‘aggressive action’

Walker's view is met with opposition from Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan