March 8, 2014 - 9:00am
No building within a two-mile radius of the state Capitol could be taller than the base of the Capitol dome under a measure being considered by Wisconsin lawmakers.
March 8, 2014 - 9:00am
Officials with the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa said they're losing hope of working with the state in dealing with a proposed iron mine near their reservation. The tribal chairman said he hopes they'll have better luck with the federal government.
March 7, 2014 - 12:30pm
Two native American tribes say if Gov. Walker gets more time to decide on a Kenosha casino, his decision still ought to be "no."
March 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
Wisconsin utilities say the price of natural gas has jumped this winter and customers can expect to keep paying more for a while.
March 6, 2014 - 10:30am
Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce's Scott Manley Photo: Shawn Johnson / WPR
The state's largest business group says voters won't support raising the minimum wage if they know it could cost jobs, but Democrats say the research used to back that claim is questionable.
March 5, 2014 - 5:00pm
Democrat Mary Burke is preparing to run her first TV ad in the race for governor to counter an ad launched against her by the Republican Governors Association. Both commercials make dubious claims about job numbers in Wisconsin.
March 5, 2014 - 10:30am
Pearl Street Brewery Brewmaster Joe Katchever and Sales and Marketing Director Tami Plourde at their brewery. They're just two of the state's 9,891 craft beer employees, according to the Brewers Association. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR
Wisconsin's brewers are hopeful that a proposed state beer commission could strengthen their industry as a whole.
March 4, 2014 - 10:45pm
Gov. Scott Walker's proposed tax cuts cleared their biggest legislative hurdle on Tuesday, passing the state Senate with just one vote to spare.
March 4, 2014 - 4:15pm
A chalkboard in a welding class at Green Bay West High School. Photo: Patty Murray / WPR News
The Green Bay Area School District wants to give a jump start to kids thinking of jobs in manufacturing. Beginning in the fall, one of Green Bay's high schools will start a welding program in partnership with private companies. When school starts up again in September, juniors and seniors at Green...
March 3, 2014 - 4:45pm
Critics of a proposal in the state Legislature weakening so-called "living wage" ordinances say it undermines local control, but the Republican author of the measure said it enhances local control because only those who support higher wages should pay.