Five years after the divisive debate over Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law known as Act 10, local government officials remain split along ideological lines on whether it’s working in their communities.
Only two Wisconsin superdelegates have endorsed.
Racine County pulled all of its juvenile offenders from the youth prison over prison workers' response to a sexual assault.
The bill would lengthen the life of a Middleton tax incentive district that covers the area around the Beltline-U.S. Highway 14 interchange.
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The full Assembly will vote on a proposal to limit the amount of property taxes school districts can raise to offset the cost of school vouchers.
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Monona Mayor Bob Miller says lowering the marijuana fine would lessen the disproportionate impact on low-income people, but the city's police chief says the move would send the wrong message to children.
Walker gives the real estate mogul a vote of confidence five months after urging other candidates to coalesce against him.
Republicans moved within a step Thursday of cutting millions of dollars from Planned Parenthood, pushing a bill that would limit Medicaid reimbursements for abortion providers through the state Assembly and on to Gov. Scott Walker.
Five years ago today, Republican Gov. Scott Walker introduced legislation that would effectively end collective bargaining for public employees and unmoor Wisconsin from its progressive roots. In his own words, it was the day he "dropped the bomb." The bill that later became Act 10 launche…
A proposal introduced by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos could face opposition in the Senate.
In the five years since Act 10 was signed by Gov. Scott Walker, union membership in Wisconsin has plummeted.
Public school teachers were the face of the opposition to Gov. Scott Walker's Act 10 -- and they could end up absorbing some of the longest lasting changes resulting from the controversial law.
Wisconsin's cities, towns and counties have reaped savings in the five years since Act 10 became law. But a leading public-worker union official says it also is causing a slow erosion in the quality of the state's municipal workforce -- and the services they provide.
Wisconsin's political fault lines existed long before Act 10, but the law that hobbled public sector unions and launched Gov. Scott Walker as a national conservative star may be most remembered years from now for bringing those fissures into high relief.
Wisconsin's economic growth has continued to lag its neighbors and the nation in the five years since the passage of Act 10. But property taxes have flat-lined and unemployment is at its lowest level in 15 years.
In "Two Minutes with Mitch" local radio personality Mitch Henck gives his two cents on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' win over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin accused Republicans of local control hypocrisy in the wake of a bill that would limit local municipalities' ability to regulate popular online sites that allow people to offer their houses for short-term rentals.
Wisconsin State Journal photographers picked their favorite photos from the historic protests of February and March 2011.
A collection of Wisconsin State Journal front pages during the historic Capitol protests of February and March 2011. Gov. Scott Walker's plan to curb nearly all collective bargaining rights for most public workers drew record-size crowds to Madison.
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The state Senate passed a bill that would open up more forest land in a state conservation program to logging and allow more of those lands to be closed to the public on Tuesday.
The Assembly passed a number of bills Tuesday. They include:
The state Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would create a new process for groups to obtain special license plates.