Follow all the latest developments as the Wisconsin state budget makes its way to Gov. Scott Walker's desk.
The Republican-controlled Legislature, acting two months late, has passed the state's next budget. It was the longest such delay in a decade, …
A provision added to the 2017-2019 state budget prevents cities, villages and towns from using condemnation to expand or build new sidewalks, bicycle lanes and trails.
What looked like a fast-approaching end to the showdown on the state budget, now more than 10 weeks past due, was thrown into question Tuesday…
The Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee approved the funding after Michael Keiser, developer of the Sand Valley Golf Resort, donated $25,000 to the state Republican Party in February, records reviewed by The Associated Press show.
The plan to track faculty teaching hours first surfaced in Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal, but was thrown out in April.
Projects to rebuild and expand Verona Road and U.S. Interstate 39-90 south of Madison should stay on schedule for the next two years.
Lawmakers next week will take up a two-year spending plan that includes tax cuts for wealthy families and business owners but rejects Gov. Scott Walker’s proposals to ease the tax burden on poorer families, under amendments adopted late Wednesday by the Legislature’s Republican-controlled budget committee.
State lawmakers are ramping up for what could be a massive flurry of action in coming days.
Changes to a $3 billion incentive plan for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group, a potential new $100 fee for electric vehicle owners and tax cuts that could benefit Wisconsin businesses are all teed up for consideration as the Legislature's budget committee hopes to complete its work this week.
Health insurance premiums for state workers won’t go up next year, but roughly a fifth of the 250,000 workers and dependents will need to change health plans and 1 percent will have to switch doctors.
As lawmakers continue to struggle over how to fund the state’s transportation budget, drivers are contending with bridges that have deteriorat…
Taxpayers will spend $1 billion more than the state receives in tax revenues for the first 15 years of the project, a state estimate shows.
Duey Stroebel blasted UW System President Ray Cross' request at a hearing last week for lawmakers to provide increased funding for UW in the state budget.
Wisconsin taxpayers could be cutting checks to electronics manufacturer Foxconn sooner than 2020 if the company starts hiring scores of employees this year, the state jobs agency chief told the Wisconsin State Journal on Tuesday.
Assembly Republicans have accepted Gov. Scott Walker's offer to use $200 million slated for tax cuts to instead pay for road projects, but Senate Republicans haven't signed on.
School boards would be able to rescind referendums and enrollment restrictions for the private school voucher program for students with disabilities would be eliminated.
A proposal that would require breweries and wineries to stop selling their products on-site and instead work through distributors is probably going nowhere, a key Republican lawmaker said Wednesday.
Assembly GOP leaders, in a memo made public Wednesday, also urge business groups to offer their own ideas to resolve the state budget impasse.
The new truck fee holds potential as a breakthrough to solve the budget impasse after Gov. Scott Walker, Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald discussed the per-mile truck fee idea on Wednesday.
Walker, Fitzgerald and Vos are trying to get state budget negotiations back on track after they derailed Tuesday.
Critics in the state's tourism, hospitality and manufacturing sectors are concerned highway tolling could deter tourists and add costs to transport goods.
Lawmakers agree to keep Gov. Scott Walker's proposed funding increase for schools under tentative plan.
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Wednesday he supports borrowing $350 million more for transportation.
The proposal likely would have prevented the 2015 passage of a measure to curtail public access to open records, said a spokesman for Sen. Steve Nass.
Those costs have been sore points for UW officials in a budget they have otherwise described in positive terms.
Senate Republicans discussed options for highway tolling Thursday but did not reach consensus on whether to support any of them.