September 9, 2014 - 8:25pm
Gogebic Taconite has announced that it may again have to readjust its plan for mining iron ore in northern Wisconsin after discovering more wetlands in the Penokee Hills than expected.
September 9, 2014 - 7:13pm
The U.S. Supreme Court has dictated that officers have to seek consent or a warrant before drawing someone's blood. Photo: Wyoming National Guard (CC-BY-ND).
The state Supreme Court is considering three cases this week that could help clarify state laws letting police draw blood from a suspected drunk driver without getting a search warrant.
September 9, 2014 - 6:33pm
Gov. Scott Walker says he has confidence in the leadership of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation after a newspaper revealed a dispute between two of the agency's top officials.
September 9, 2014 - 6:01pm
The Dirksen Federal Building in Chicago. Photo: Laurie Chipps (CC-BY-ND).
A federal appeals court heard arguments on Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a secret state investigation into possible illegal campaign coordination between Gov. Scott Walker and a conservative group.
September 9, 2014 - 4:38pm
Mary Burke with members of an electrical workers union in Milwaukee during an August campaign stop. Photo: Wis. AFLCIO (CC-BY-NC-SA).
Mary Burke is excoriating Gov. Scott Walker for his handling of the state's budget — saying that in the business world "he'd be fired" — in wake of new projections showing that the state faces a structural deficit of $1.8 billion.
September 9, 2014 - 3:53pm
This Wisconsin Chapter of the American Cancer Society is pushing for state legislation that requires more physical education for elementary students, following the society’s prediction that obesity could one day overtake tobacco as the leading cause of cancer.
September 9, 2014 - 3:26pm
USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon. Photo: USDA (CC-BY-ND).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is encouraging states to become more innovative when helping people who receive food assistance find work.
September 9, 2014 - 2:40pm
A consulting firm has declared that based on recent survey findings, Wisconsin has one of the best three-month jobs outlooks in the nation.
September 9, 2014 - 12:46pm
The Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago. Photo: Ken Lund (CC-BY-SA).
Federal court judges will consider arguments in Wisconsin Club for Growth's lawsuit against prosecutors that were leading a now-halted John Doe Probe, in a hearing slated for Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in Chicago's Dirksen Federal Courthouse.
September 8, 2014 - 10:46pm
The Legislative Fiscal Bureau estimates that Wisconsin's structural deficit has grown to $1.8 billion, due to revenues coming in at a slower rate than what was expected. Gov. Scott Walker, however, says that he isn't worried, and that revenue collections should pick up shortly.