Legislators also authorized an outside study of how to improve services provided by the legislative agencies.
State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, a Democratic candidate for governor, says she doesn't believe people will find anything objectionable in a character reference letter she wrote for a legislative attorney found guilty of possession of child pornography.
But the state's Department of Justice says the Foxconn law "will pass constitutional muster."
Apparently some things about the state's open records law need fixing.
Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, wants to allow anyone with a concealed carry permit to bring guns into Wisconsin schools.
Budget provision would allow the state to charge Medicaid nursing home costs to the estates of surviving spouses.
Records show United Sportsmen of Wisconsin knew it did not have tax exempt status before getting a Department of Natural Resources grant.
The Legislative Council says the proposal may violate the separation of powers.
The Legislature’s budget committee voted Thursday to recommend scaling back a planned expansion of the state’s GPS monitoring program, citing …
A nonpartisan state agency has weighed in on a controversial rule approved in late March by Gov. Scott Walker, agreeing with some unions that the rule will restrict collective bargaining rights for public employee unions to base wages only.
It’s easy to see why going along with Gov. Scott Walker’s new rules requiring unions to be recertified by their members each year is a fool’s errand. The not-so-easy — but better — way to see it is as exactly what a flailing labor movement needs.
Senate majority leader acknowledged the efforts to return the 14 Democratic senators who fled the state to Madison came off as “comical” and would have become a public relations “disaster” if any lawmakers had been hauled back to Madison in a squad car.