Candidates for a local assembly seat tackled the issues Monday night. More>>
After months of rumors and assumptions by many who are involved in Madison city politics, 8th District Alder Scott Resnick has officially announced his candidacy for mayor. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board (GAB) will discuss several changes Monday afternoon to rules governing the conduct of election observers, including a provision that would allow those observers to take still photos and record video at polling locations.Republican leaders on the Assembly and Senate election committees believe state statute does not prohibit the use of cameras and that any such restriction should be determined by the legislature, not the GAB.But GAB... More>>
Wisconsin officials are considering lifting the ban on camera usage by election observers. More>>
The Republican leader of the state Senate says replacing Common Core education standards as Gov. Scott Walker wants will be "difficult." More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- As city leaders look for a place to house up to 250 undocumented children there are questions being raised about just how long those kids would have to stay here as they go through the legal immigration process. Mayor Paul Soglin says those illegal immigrants would be in Madison 30 to 60 days, but a local immigration attorney says that timeline doesn't seem realistic. Mayor Soglin is trying to help the federal government by taking in children detained after trying to illegal... More>>
Referendum question to appear on Nov. 4 ballot More>>
A coalition of five media groups is appealing a federal judge's order refusing to unseal the entire record in a lawsuit filed by Wisconsin Club for Growth against prosecutors investigating the conservative group, Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and others. More>>
Governor Scott Walker released statement calling for the Wisconsin State Legislature to repeal Common Core More>>
John Burke, the president of Trek Bicycle Corp. and the brother of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, says Republican Gov. Scott Walker's latest campaign ad is false and should be taken down. More>>
The Fond du Lac Republican asked for the investigation after a media report drew a link between companies that have business before Congress and the amount of stock he owns in those companies. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Governor Scott Walker intends to award more than $28 millionGovernor Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin ) intends to award more than $28 million in grants to the Wisconsin Technical College System to train workers in multiple high demand fields, his office announced Thursday morning.The Department of Workforce Development will administer the grants as part of its Fast Forward worker training program."Our administration has made worker training a top priority, allocating more than $13... More>>
Voters learned more about the candidates for Rock County Sheriff Wednesday night. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- On the same day Gov. Scott Walker's campaign released an ad painting Mary Burke as millionaire who outsources jobs to China, his top economic official said some companies need to outsource jobs in order to make money. More>>
Democrats in the Wisconsin state Senate are asking Gov. Scott Walker and fellow Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to drop defense of the state's gay marriage ban.
MADISON (WKOW) -- The exponential growth of new jobs at medical software giant Epic Systems in Verona is providing both great opportunity and challenges for the local economy. More>>
A federal appeals court has rejected Wisconsin's initial bid to join Indiana in seeking a full-court hearing on the two states' bans on gay marriage. More>>
Governor Scott Walker is defending the high cost of security for himself, the First Lady and the Lieutenant Governor. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Over 170 Palestinians living in Gaza have now died in the ongoing Middle East violence between Hamas and the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) that started on July 8th. The impact of the violence is being felt by hundreds of people living in south central Wisconsin that are either from that region or have family living there. More>>
Wisconsin attorneys want all 10 judges on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to consider upholding the state's gay marriage ban.
MADISON (WKOW) -- Gov. Walker announced Monday morning the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will lift the moratorium it imposed just three weeks ago on the Historic Preservation Tax Credit. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Democrat Mary Burke has raked in over $40,000 in donations for her run for Governor from companies she awarded money to as Secretary of Commerce. More>>
Security costs for Governor Walker, the First Lady and the Lieutenant Governor are in the millions.
MADISON (WKOW) -- The Wisconsin companies that outsourced jobs after receiving financial incentives from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) made 85 percent of their state political donations to the campaign of Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) from 2011 to 2013.
At least two companies that received financial awards from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) later outsourced jobs to foreign countries, with one of those companies receiving a second WEDC award after outsourcing those jobs. More>>
State leaders in manufacturing and agriculture say immigration reform is essential to their businesses.
OREGON (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker says he knew his 19 year-old son Alex would serve as an official witness at the same-sex marriage of a family member in Waukesha County on June 9th, but would not say whether he considers that marriage to be legal. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- In a new campaign ad, Governor Scott Walker goes after his Democratic opponent Mary Burke over a $12.5 million decision she made as Wisconsin commerce secretary.
The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign(WDC) on Tuesday released numbers from its study on donations to Wisconsin political candidates in 2013 that came from individuals out-of-state. More>>
GREEN BAY (AP) -- A government attorney is trying to persuade a federal judge in Green Bay to toss out U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's lawsuit challenging rules forcing congressional members and their employees to seek government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- A Wisconsin oil pipeline will triple its capacity from 400,000 barrels a day to 1.2 million barrels by the year 2016, but environmentalists say its being done out of the public eye. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Brett Hulsey's entry into the Governor's race could shake up the Democratic field. But political scientist Ken Mayer said it's not likely to. "I dont think this is a serious challenge for the nomination," said Mayer, a professor of political science at the UW-Madison. Hulsey announced his candidacy for Governor on Monday. Mayer said Hulsey is among the most liberal members of the state assembly, where he was first elected in 2010. But he said Hulsey lacks name recognition ar... More>>
A bill that would allow the use of electronic cigarettes indoors in Wisconsin cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee in a 3-2 vote on Thursday. More>>