State of Wisconsin

Report finds Wisconsin incarceration rates surpass all neighboring states

Experts suggest Wisconsin spends less money on punitive methods, redirect funding toward rehabilitation

State of Wisconsin

Walker signs new council aimed at combating homelessness into law

Rep. Jim Steineke said bill is "turning point" in how state address homelessness

State of Wisconsin

Lawsuit filed against Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers

Lawsuit claims Tony Evers refused to follow REINS Act as State Superintendent

State of Wisconsin

Lawmakers introduce bill to increase minimum wage for Wisconsin workers

Study shows one in four Wisconsin workers have poverty-wage jobs

State of Wisconsin

Reeling in crime: Legislators aim to net would be “catfish” impersonators

Assembly bill to criminalize texting, phone use while driving passes 6-3

State of Wisconsin

Community reacts to Walker executive order targeting anti-Israel businesses

Some worry about state taking actions that penalize companies for acting on conscience

State of Wisconsin

Legislators, elementary school students lobby to replace ‘Columbus Day’ with ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

Sen. Taylor said changing the federal holiday will ‘correct history’

State of Wisconsin

Bill would no longer require state agencies to purchase renewable energy

Wisconsin falling behind in energy innovation, duty to preserve the environment

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin communities make efforts to address local pollinator, honeybee decline

Report shows Wisconsin as one of few states experiencing over 60 percent honeybee decline in 2014-15, UW environmental educator says community solutions, education will save pollinators

State of Wisconsin

Walker appoints first female head of state agriculture department

Special election will be held in January to replace Sen. Sheila Harsdorf's seat