Keep up with the latest developments in the negotiations over the contentious state budget.
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.