July 16, 2014 - 9:30pm
Gov. Scott Walker, shown during a recent visit to All-Color Powder Coating, Inc. in Oregon. Photo: Shawn Johnson/WPR News.
In the governor’s race today, Democrats called on Gov. Scott Walker to drop the state's appeal of the gay marriage ruling, while Walker attacked Democrat Mary Burke for outsourcing jobs.
July 16, 2014 - 4:30pm
Deputy Health Services Secretary Kevin Moore says there are multiple reasons why so many people who were removed from Medicaid rolls did not sign up for insurance on the health exchange. Image courtesy of WPT.
Less than a third of Wisconsin residents who lost Medicaid coverage found replacement health care by purchasing private plans on the federal exchange.
July 16, 2014 - 1:45pm
The chambers of the Wisconsin State Senate in Madison. Photo: Richard Hurd (CC-BY).
A biennial legislative report card from the Wisconsin Professional Police Association gives high marks to both Democrats and Republicans for their support of bills to improve public safety and defend the union bargaining rights of law enforcement officers.
July 15, 2014 - 8:30pm
Attorney General Eric Holder said that he expects the U.S. Department of Justice will get involved in the federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's voter ID law.
July 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Hotel Northland in Green Bay, one of the many historic locations that will benefit from the tax credit's restoration. Photo: Chris Rand (CC-BY-SA).
The moratorium on Wisconsin's historic preservation tax credit, which was put into effect after costs associated with the credit skyrocketed, has been lifted — albeit only for buildings that were previously designated as being "historic."
July 11, 2014 - 6:45pm
Spending on the governor's security details has increased considerably since Scott Walker took office. Photo: Wisconsin National Guard (CC-BY-ND).
The state spent about $2.2 million on security details for Gov. Scott Walker, first lady Tonette Walker, and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch last year — three times the amount that was spent on security under the Doyle administration in 2010.
July 11, 2014 - 5:00pm
U.S. Foreign Service Officer John Tefft speaking in the Ukraine, where he served as ambassador through last year. Photo: U.S. Embassy Kyev Ukraine (CC-BY-ND).
President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that he is nominating John Tefft, who was born and raised in Madison and graduated from Marquette University, to be the next U.S. ambassador to Russia.
July 11, 2014 - 2:30pm
So far, four counties have put a referenda regarding Medicaid funds on the November ballot. Photo: N. Shepard (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Health care advocates say they hope as many as 20 Wisconsin counties will hold advisory referenda this fall on whether the state should accept all available federal funds for the BadgerCare health program.
July 11, 2014 - 1:45pm
Above, a frame from a Walker campaign attack ad highlighting Mary Burke's role in granting federal funds towards attracting Abbott Laboratories to Wisconsin.
Pleasant Prairie came close to landing a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant as an indirect result of a land deal that’s been criticized by the Walker administration.
July 11, 2014 - 12:45pm
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has advised the Government Accountability Board not to give certain documents to auditors. Photo: Wispolitics (CC-BY-SA).
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has advised the Government Accountability Board, which is currently undergoing a sweeping audit, not to hand over documents pertaining to ongoing investigations to audit bureau officials.