March 19, 2015 - 12:59pm
Gov. Scott Walker's administration has indicated that it's open to providing the state Department of Justice with more funding for investigating officer-involved shootings.
March 19, 2015 - 12:51pm
A committee of legislators rejected a contract from the state trooper's union in a party-line vote Thursday. During a public hearing, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said the contract's 17 percent pay increase was too high. "I can tell you right now, there is no way I could bring this...
March 19, 2015 - 12:07pm
A Madison judge has declined to block Wisconsin's new right-to-work law.
March 19, 2015 - 11:40am
A white police officer who was fired after fatally shooting of a black man in Milwaukee last year goes before a city panel Thursday afternoon, asking for his job back.
March 19, 2015 - 10:39am
Wisconsin ranked 40th in the nation in private-sector job growth from September 2013 to September 2014, according to the latest, detailed job numbers from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
March 18, 2015 - 8:11pm
Gogebic Taconite said possible interference by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency factored into its decision to step back from plans to mine in northern Wisconsin, but the federal agency says it had decided to not take any action regarding the company's plan to mine.
March 18, 2015 - 7:34pm
The Department of Natural Resources is starting to gather public input as it embarks on a yearlong study of the of the frac sand mining industry. After a citizen petition drive last fall, the Natural Resources Board gave the green light for a strategic analysis of the frac sand mining...
March 18, 2015 - 7:18pm
Some people at a Joint Finance Committee hearing in Brillion on Wednesday decried proposals in Gov. Scott Walker's budget plan that would overhaul Wisconsin's long-term health care system.
March 18, 2015 - 6:50pm
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is closing a chapter of the Chi Phi fraternity after a committee's investigation concluded that the chapter was participating in dangerous hazing rituals.
March 18, 2015 - 5:16pm
Public school funding under Gov. Scott Walker's state budget proposal dominated the discussion at a hearing hosted by state legislators Wednesday. The Joint Finance Committee is collecting public input at four such events.