June 2, 2014 - 11:30am
Wisconsin coal-fired power plants would be able to choose how to reach new emissions targets under the federal proposal. Photo: Seth Tisue (CC-BY-SA)
Wisconsin's coal-fired power plants may have to cut carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 30 percent from 2005 levels over the next 15 years, as part of a federal proposal made on Monday by the EPA.
May 29, 2014 - 12:15pm
Sen. Ron Johnson says that he's all for drawing down U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan, but doesn't think that President Obama's timeline for doing so will help the nation-building process.
May 28, 2014 - 8:45pm
Sen. Tammy Baldwin says that she approves of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce the number of troops in Afghanistan by the year's end, although she expressed concerned about Al Qaeda's ability to re-establish a foothold there.
January 31, 2014 - 2:15pm
The "myRA" is designed as a low-cost, low-entry fee retirement plan. Photo: 401(K) 2012 (CC-BY-SA)
Meet the myRA, a new retirement savings plan designed as a low-cost, low-entry fee plan to get people thinking about their financial futures.
January 29, 2014 - 4:45pm
Governor Scott Walker will meet President Obama when the president visits Wisconsin Thursday, but Walker's Democratic challenger, Mary Burke, will be out of town.
January 28, 2014 - 9:45pm
File: President Obama, vice President Biden and Speaker John Boehner during 2013's State of the Union address.
President Obama's State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery.
January 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
A new poll shows President Obama's job approval rating slumping in Wisconsin, just ahead of Tuesday's State of the Union and a visit by the president to a manufacturing plant in Waukesha.
Tyler Forks, near the proposed GTAC mine site.
Six northern Wisconsin tribes have written a letter to President Barack Obama asking the federal government to stop mining activity. The August 28 letter to Obama asks to have the Department of the Interior prepare legal action to protect the ceded territory of northern Wisconsin. It cites the...
Credit Henry Patton (CC-BY-NC-SA)
President Obama addressed the nation Tuesday night on the possibility of increased American involvement after poison gas attacks in Syria's civil war. (File: Damascus, Syria, in 2011)
After a primetime address on 9/10 from President Obama on the potential for American involvement – diplomatic or military – in Syria, WPR pulled together statements from Wisconsin's Congressional delegation. Rep. Sean Duffy (R) (9/10/2013) “Following tonight's speech, I have moved from 'no' to '...