Scott Fitzgerald: Scott Walker's office was involved with open records changes

Scott Fitzgerald: Scott Walker's office was involved with open records changes

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said he was at the table, along with Assembly leadership and staff for Gov. Scott Walker, for the drafting of a set of provisions passed by Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee that would gut Wisconsin's open records laws.

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Wisconsin Senate to take up state budget, reverse proposed open records changes

Wisconsin Senate to take up state budget, reverse proposed open records changes

The Wisconsin Senate is in session, set to take up the budget, a prevailing wage package, a 6 percent raise for state troopers and a new compe…

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Coming Attractions: Peter Mulvey & Paul Cebar, Welcome to Night Vale, Pert Near Sandstone

Coming Attractions: Peter Mulvey & Paul Cebar, Welcome to Night Vale, Pert Near Sandstone

Singer-songwriters Peter Mulvey and Paul Cebar and a live performance of the podcast Welcome to Night Vale are among recently announced acts c…

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Retirees, Democrats alarmed over proposed changes to state Retirement Systems

Retirees, Democrats alarmed over proposed changes to state Retirement Systems

The motion, passed by the legislative budget committee, would remove public input and leave the majority party in control. 

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Severe weather warnings in Dane County down in June, first half of 2015

Severe weather warnings in Dane County down in June, first half of 2015

There were two severe thunderstorm warning events and no tornado warnings in Dane County in June.

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Scott Walker ups presidential hype with 'Recall the Recall' video

Scott Walker ups presidential hype with 'Recall the Recall' video

A week away from his presidential announcement, Gov. Scott Walker is drumming up hype with a new online video focused heavily on his 2012 reca…

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Photos: Take a look at homes and gardens in the tiny houses village

Photos: Take a look at homes and gardens in the tiny houses village

The tiny houses village is located at 304 N. Third St. in Madison. Volunteers are invited to workshops held at the village on Sundays from 3-7 p.m.

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Occupy Madison's tiny houses village looking to add more homes and facilities

Occupy Madison's tiny houses village looking to add more homes and facilities

Since opening three tiny homes at a former auto body shop lot on East Johnson Street, Occupy Madison's village of tiny houses is working to en…

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Off the Wall: Jessica Calderwood at Artisan Gallery

Off the Wall: Jessica Calderwood at Artisan Gallery

"Off the Wall" is a weekly feature showcasing visual art at galleries, cafes and more around the Madison area.

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Bingeworthy: 'Advantageous' has an edge on indie sci-fi

Bingeworthy: 'Advantageous' has an edge on indie sci-fi

Netflix is pretty much the only place to see Jennifer Phang’s film, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival a few months ago.

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State Debate: Open records debacle still resonates among the commentators

State Debate: Open records debacle still resonates among the commentators

A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.

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Morning briefing: Walker office already acts as if records exemption is law

Morning briefing: Walker office already acts as if records exemption is law

Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

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Photos: Tony Robinson procession

Photos: Tony Robinson procession

A funeral procession, marking four months since Tony Robinson was shot and killed by a Madison police officer, stopped on Williamson Street an…

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Four months later, Madison is still healing from Tony Robinson shooting

Four months later, Madison is still healing from Tony Robinson shooting

Some say the atmosphere in the city around issues of race has calmed while others protested Monday to reiterate concerns.

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Jon Erpenbach: Blame Scott Walker for delayed state budget

Jon Erpenbach: Blame Scott Walker for delayed state budget

The Democratic state senator from Middleton said the process has been held up by the governor being out of town.

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On gay marriage, not everyone in Scott Walker's household agrees

On gay marriage, not everyone in Scott Walker's household agrees

Walker's wife and two sons were disappointed with the governor's hard stance on the Supreme Court ruling.

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