April 3, 2014 - 6:15pm
Gov. Scott Walker says that in many ways, Tom Petri has been "good for the state." Photo: Shawn Johnson/WPR.
Gov. Scott Walker says he's trying to stay out of the debate over what could be a high-profile Republican congressional primary in August between state Sen. Glenn Grothman and U.S. Rep. Tom Petri.
April 3, 2014 - 5:45pm
Gov. Scott Walker. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Legislature.
Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that aims to make oral chemotherapy more affordable by capping how much insurers can charge for the treatment.
April 3, 2014 - 3:00pm
Sen. Glenn Grothman speaking outside the state Capitol in 2010. Photo: WisPolitics.com (CC-BY-SA)
The outspoken state Sen. Glenn Grothman has announced he will challenge fellow Republican U.S. Rep Tom Petri for his seat in Congress.
April 3, 2014 - 12:15pm
Gov. Scott Walker is defending the choice of one of his longtime friends to be a vice president of the University of Wisconsin System.
April 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
A state investigation into a group that advocates for the disabled has turned into an issue in the Wisconsin governor's race. The probe is looking at whether the group Disability Rights Wisconsin violated patient privacy rights when it distributed a report from a psychiatrist who wrote about four...
April 3, 2014 - 10:15am
Despite a flurry of activity at the end of this legislative session, leaders from both parties say their candidates will be judged on legislation that passed three years ago.
April 2, 2014 - 6:45pm
Above, a frac sand mining operation in western Wisconsin. Photo: Carol Mitchell (CC-BY-NC-ND)
The League of Conservation Voters says that tides are turning against frac sand mining, after six of the seven candidates in local western Wisconsin elections who were endorsed by the league won their races.
April 2, 2014 - 5:00pm
Downtown Hurley, the county seat of Iron County. Photo: Bobak Ha'Eri (CC-BY)
Iron County officials say that while Tuesday's county board election may have been under heavy scrutiny, it was in no way a referendum on the proposed open pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills.
April 2, 2014 - 3:45pm
Above, the U.S. Supreme Court Building. Photo: Jeff Kubina (CC-BY-SA)
Advocates for campaign finance reform in Wisconsin are unhappy with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, but others see the ruling as a victory for free speech.
April 2, 2014 - 10:45am
Gov. Scott Walker, left, and Mary Burke, right.
While Gov. Scott Walker has touted changes in income tax withholding, Democrat Mary Burke says a tax reduction based on a projected budget surplus is too risky.