Sen. David Craig, R-Town of Vernon, said in a statement that he, his wife and six children "need a break from public life" and that he is pursuing work in the private sector.
A number of Republican senators are closely watching Dawn Crim as her department faces criticism over how quickly it is handling its duties.
The resolution comes three months after Evers tweaked numbers in the 2019-21 biennial budget to boost education spending by $84 million.
The proposal comes days after Gov. Tony Evers used his veto power to increase spending by about $84 million more on education than the Republican-controlled Legislature intended.
Sen. Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, one of three skeptical Republicans who kept the $81 billion budget's prospects in limbo this month, announced his "yes" vote Wednesday.
A second GOP senator said he would vote against his party’s two-year spending plan, placing the roughly $81 billion package in peril as both h…
A flag flap ensued after Tony Evers ordered the rainbow flag flown over the Capitol during Pride Month. Critics have forgotten it was a Republican governor who signed Wisconsin's law banning LGBTQ bias.
Some Republicans were not ready to recommend the cabinet appointee after a Wednesday hearing, citing concerns with a 2005 child abuse charge along with her professional qualifications.
The study, conducted by the conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty and the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy, determined that the expansion would shift $600 million per year in costs to people covered by private insurance.
The measure is set for a hearing in the Legislature's budget-writing Joint Finance committee Wednesday morning.
Wisconsin Democrats rejoiced on Wednesday at the news that House Speaker Paul Ryan will not seek re-election in November — but the road to a Democratic victory in the 1st Congressional District is still an uphill one.
With House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he would not seek re-election, attention in Wisconsin turned to speculating about which Repub…
With Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan deciding against re-election, the focus Wednesday turned to other Republicans who could run for the southeast Wisconsin congressional seat that Ryan has held for 20 years.
Abortions will not be covered by health insurance plans for Wisconsin state employees, with few exceptions, under a bill signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday.
Sen. David Craig, R-Town of Vernon, is sponsoring the bill and said it protects the rights of property owners.
Local government officials are concerned about a Republican proposal that would limit their ability to regulate workplace issues.
Lawmakers also approved measures to limit the scope of the convention to the passage of an amendment requiring a balanced federal budget and to determine who would represent the state at such a convention.
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Republicans want to pursue a pro-business agenda in the fall and spring, but internal tensions could stall agenda.
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.
A group of Republican lawmakers on Thursday introduced a package of legislative proposals aimed at making the state Department of Transportation more efficient and accountable.
A state lawmaker who believes the earth is 6,000 years old said on Thursday the blowback he's received for his beliefs demonstrates the need for legislation regulating speech on college campuses.
"I think the law we have right now is a good law. I'm comfortable with that," Gov. Scott Walker said when asked about a bill that would eliminate licenses and state-mandated training to carry concealed firearms in Wisconsin.