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GOP senators not sold on raising eligibility limits for school choice vouchers Video included

More parents could get state financial help to send their kids to private schools under a budget proposal being floated by Assembly Republicans, but the Senate GOP caucus isn't sold on the idea.


Milwaukee County Sheriff says he's not running for US Senate

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he's not running for U.S. Senate next year and called a political action committee set up by some of his conservative loyalists a "scam."


Porchlight could absorb homeless vets losing housing elsewhere Video included

Nearly 50 homeless veterans are being forced out of two state-run housing programs due to federal budget cuts, which means other transitional housing programs may face greater demand now and in the future.


State Superintendent Tony Evers files to run for governor

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Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is the latest candidate stepping up to potentially challenge Republican Governor Scott Walker in 2018.


UPDATE: Wisconsin Senate leader says Foxconn incentives won't be in state budget deal Video included

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Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) told 27 News Thursday that any incentive package negotiated to lure iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to Wisconsin will be separate from the 2017-19 state budget.


UPDATE: Assembly GOP agrees to Walker road proposal; Senate Republicans want more details Video included

Wisconsin Assembly Republicans told Gov. Scott Walker Thursday they have accepted the terms of a revamped transportation budget proposal he presented to legislative leaders one day earlier. Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) informed the Governor's office hand-delivered letter. 


Bill would require DNR wardens to have reasonable suspicion to enter private lands Video included

A bill requiring DNR conservation wardens to have reasonable suspicion to go on private lands brought out emotional and passionate testimony during a public hearing at the State Capitol Wednesday.


Senate Republicans unveil full state budget proposal, urge Assembly GOP to get on board Video included

Governor Scott Walker supports a Republican Senate proposal aimed at ending the state budget impasse, but he will first need Assembly GOP leaders to drop some of their demands in order to get it passed.


Bill would prohibit agreement that allows UW doctors to perform abortions for Planned Parenthood Video included

An arrangement that allows doctors and residents-in-training from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to perform abortions at the local Planned Parenthood clinic is being challenged at the State Capitol.


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