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Senate Background Check Debate Starts Next Week

Posted: 04/12/2013 - The first hurdle cleared with deceptive ease, the Senate turns to the heart of the battle over curbing gun violence next week when it considers a proposal to expand required federal background checks to gun shows and online firearms sales.

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Bill to Ban use of Aborted Fetal Tissue Circulated

Posted: 04/10/2013 - A Republican-sponsored bill that would ban the sale or use of aborted fetal tissue for research in Wisconsin is being circulated in the Legislature two years after it failed to pass.

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Walker Supports Bill Affecting Milwaukee County

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker says he supports a bill that would reduce the authority of the Milwaukee County Board and require a vote next year on cutting salaries for county supervisors in half.

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Froedtert Hospital Employee tests Positive for TB

Posted: 04/05/2013 - Froedtert Hospital officials say around 40 patients and 100 workers will be offered free tuberculosis tests after a staffer was diagnosed with an early stage of TB last week.

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State Lawmakers Propose Private School Tuition Tax Credit

Updated: 04/05/2013 - Parents who send their kids to private school may receive a tax credit in the future. A Republican-backed proposal is being floated in the legislature as an alternative to Governor Walker's $73 million voucher expansion plan.

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Walker says Evers Win Doesn't Affect Vouchers

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker says he disagrees with state superintendent Tony Evers' assessment that his re-election victory on Tuesday means voters disapprove of private voucher school expansion.

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Walker Says he May not Appoint Dane County Judges

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker says he may no longer bother with filling vacancies for judicial openings in Dane County after a second appointee of his was ousted by voters.

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Wis. GOP Proposes Unemployment Benefit Changes

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A group of Republican legislators has forwarded a package of changes to Wisconsin's unemployment benefit rules to a state council for consideration.

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20 Percent Turnout Expected for Tuesday Elections

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Turnout is projected at 20 percent for Tuesday's elections across Wisconsin, which includes statewide races for Supreme Court justice and state education chief.

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Bill Changes Public Worker Retirement Calculation

Posted: 03/22/2013 - Pension payments to public workers in the Wisconsin Retirement System would be based on the average of their last five years' salary instead of three under a bill being circulated in the state Assembly.

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Former Walker Aide Due for Restitution Hearing

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Timothy D. Russell pleaded guilty to stealing more than $20,000 from a nonprofit group that Walker appointed him to lead back when Walker was the Milwaukee County executive.

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