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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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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