"Several senators expressed an interest in changing senate rules to ensure that future budgets are completed on time and not subject to artificial delays by one house of the legislature," Fitzgerald said in a statement.
Walker's re-election campaign and the Wisconsin Republican Party are spreading the word through online advertising and billboards.
The would still be available at rest stops.
As part of the state budget process, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau is required to produce a "Earmark Transparency Report" outlining earmarks i…
Walker agreed to certain vetoes to win the votes of hold-out senators.
Three Republican state senators struck a last-minute deal with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday, allowing the state budget to pass after an 11-week delay.
“I’m still confident we’ll have a budget by the end of the summer," Gov. Scott Walker said.
Wisconsin is one step closer to enacting a state budget, with the approval of the state Assembly granted late Wednesday night.
Walker told reporters on a call from his trade mission to Japan and South Korea he still expects the budget will be signed by "the end of the summer" — in other words, by Sept. 22. The two-year spending plan is now more than two months overdue.
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…
Lawmakers on Wisconsin's budget-writing committee voted to scrap Gov. Scott Walker's planned income tax cuts, sales tax holiday and adjustments to the Earned Income Tax Credit.
A portion of any funds recovered under the audit would be used for fraud and error reduction efforts, public health programs, community programs and services for sex-trafficking victims.
Instructors would be required to report the number of hours they spend teaching to UW administrators, and would be rewarded for teaching more than the standard academic load.
Owners of small businesses in Wisconsin would no longer pay property taxes on machinery, tools and patterns not used for manufacturing under a tax package approved Wednesday by the Legislature's budget-writing committee.
After a months-long stalemate, Republican lawmakers have reached a deal on funding Wisconsin's roads that includes about $410 million in borrowing, new fees for electric and hybrid vehicles, construction delays and sweeping modifications to quarry regulations.
State lawmakers are ramping up for what could be a massive flurry of action in coming days.
Lawmakers on the state's budget-writing committee plan to complete work on Wisconsin's two-year spending plan this week, after stalling for more than two months.
Lawmakers on the state's budget-writing committee voted on Monday to approve the largest funding boost to Wisconsin's K-12 schools since before Gov. Scott Walker took office.
Details of the education package are still unclear. "For the most part, stay tuned," said Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette.
The state's portion of Wisconsin's property tax would be eliminated under a measure approved Thursday by the state's budget-writing committee.
After a hiatus spanning more than two months, the Legislature's budget committee returned on Thursday to resume work on the spending plan.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he expects to sign the state budget into law within a month now that he and legislative leaders have arrived at a deal "in principle."
The state Legislature's Republican majority remains fractured as the clock ticks on the state budget and a deal to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Assembly Republicans are "at a loss" at the news a budget deal offered by Gov. Scott Walker this week hasn't won the support of Republicans in the state Senate.
The Senate's 19 Republican lawmakers spent the afternoon discussing the budget, including an offer from Gov. Scott Walker intended to break a weeks-long impasse over transportation funding.