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UPDATE: No UW tuition cut for 2017-19, freeze will remain in place Video included

Republican state lawmakers have agreed to delete Governor Walker's request to cut UW System tuition by five percent, but will vote continue a tuition freeze for the next two school years.


Wisconsin food banks fear Trump's proposed SNAP cut Video included

Officials at food pantries across Wisconsin are hoping their members of Congress will work to delete a portion of President Trump's 2018 budget.


UPDATE: 2016 marks worst year for job growth under Gov. Walker Video included

Wisconsin added just 11,590 private sector jobs in 2016, good for a growth rate of just 0.5 percent, according to data released Friday by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.


UPDATE: Board for UW Tommy Thompson Center would be selected primarily by Republicans

Two days after announcing the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership would be created at UW-Madison to develop "bipartisan" policy solutions, GOP lawmakers introduced a budget motion that ensures the center's Board of Directors would be hand-picked solely by Republicans.


Trump budget would cut federal crop insurance program by 36%

Wisconsin farmers would see their subsidy for crop insurance limited to $40,000 per year beginning in 2019 under President Trump's budget proposal.


Ryan, Baldwin have very different views of the CBO report on the AHCA Video included

As Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI-1) emphasized the budget savings contained in the CBO report on the American Heatlh Care Act released Wednesday, Sen. Tammy Baldwin slammed the projected loss of insurance for 23 million Americans.


Madison unemployment rate at lowest level since December 1999

Unemployment in the City of Madison fell to a rate of just 2.0 percent in April, marking the lowest level since December 1999 when the rate was at 1.9%.


UPDATE: JFC expected to vote on UW budget on Thursday Video included

Republicans who lead the Joint Finance Committee say they expect to vote on the UW System budget on Thursday.


Republican infighting getting more public, continues to delay state budget process

In total control of state government for more than six years, Republican leaders are now fighting among themselves - and that fight has become very public.


Wisconsin farmers await details of President Trump's proposed cut to their subsidies Video included

As Wisconsin farmers deal with a slow start to the 2017 growing season, they are anxiously awaiting details of President Trump's budget proposal that reportedly includes a cut to farm subsidies.


As poverty declines in WI, experts worry Trump budget would cause it to rise again Video included

President Trump's proposed 2018 budget includes eye-opening cuts, which one economist believes could reverse Wisconsin's recent decline in poverty.


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