MADISON (WKOW) -- Since April of 2012, 27 News has striven to bring you an in-depth look at the week's big stories on our public affairs show Capitol City Sunday. This weekend's episode is the 100th and to celebrate we will take a look back at its most memorable moments.
Friends of Scott Walker has filed a complaint with television stations regarding the airing of Mary Burke's campaign add.
More than 3,000 retired public sector workers returned to work for a public employer last year, while drawing pensions from their old jobs More>>
Several Republican-authored bills concerning elections are still moving through the Legislature as it heads into the final weeks of this session. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- A Senate committee has voted to expand the amount of time lobbyists can give personal donations to candidates running for office in Wisconsin. The Senate Elections Committee voted 3-2 Thursday to pass a bill that allows lobbyists to begin giving donations to candidates on April 15. More>>
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said a number of senators had problems with the bill, and it likely will not go any further. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Even as the nation's second-largest city is moving to ban electronic cigarettes where tobacco smoking is prohibited, Wisconsin lawmakers are considering doing just the opposite. More>>
Government watchdog groups are opposing a pair of Republican sponsored campaign finance bills. More>>
WASHINGTON, D. C. (WKOW) -- The Obama Administration will allow health insurance polices that don't meet the minimum coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act to be renewed until October 1, 2016. More>>
Police evacuated the Wisconsin Capitol building in Madison on Wednesday morning, while firefighters investigated a sounding alarm. More>>
Democrat Mary Burke touts her business record and attacks Governor Walker in her first television ad in the race for governor.
WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan blames Russian President Vladimir Putin for his country's invasion of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. More>>
Assembly Republicans have voted unanimously to remove Representative Bill Kramer as Majority Leader. More>>
ST. PAUL, Minnesota (WKOW) -- A Minnesota House committee has approved a plan that would legalize medical marijuana. But the bill still faces a long road in the Legislature. More>>
The state Senate approved Gov. Scott Walker's $504 million tax plan on Tuesday. More>>
Governor Walker signed a bill Monday to strengthen Wisconsin's newborn screening program. More>>
Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer faces allegations he sexually harassed at least two women last week while in Washington D.C. for a fundraiser.
Chris Miller announced Monday he is a candidate for Wisconsin’s 50th State Assembly District, which includes all or parts of Juneau, Sauk and Richland counties. More>>
The latest television as released by the Republican Governors Association, like the first, focuses on Mary Burke's time spent as state commerce secretary under Democratic Governor Jim Doyle. More>>
MADISON, Wisconsin (WKOW) – Republicans in the state assembly are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to oust Rep. Bill Kramer from his role as majority leader. More>>
PLATTEVILLE, Wisconsin (WKOW) – The UW-Platteville College Republicans teamed up with the Grant County GOP to host a Lincoln Day Dinner on Sunday at the campus's Ullsvik Hall.
If the vehicle you just bought turns out to be a lemon you'll have less time after this weekend to seek damages from the manufacturer and you won't be able to sue for as much money.
A report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer has been accused of sexual harassment and may resign his post as soon as Saturday.
MADISON (WKOW) -- Earlier this week, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel introduced a new military budget that includes lower pay raises for service members, cuts to their housing benefits and an increase in their health insurance co-pays. But Sen. Ron Johnson says until all federal workers suffer the same fate, the military should hold off on such cuts.
Mike Sheridan is reportedly mulling a run for the seat being vacated by retiring Democratic Sen. Tim Cullen. More>>
The American Civil Liberties Union has asked a federal judge to issue a preliminary injunction blocking Wisconsin's gay marriage ban while the organization's lawsuit challenging the prohibition continues.
A bill is moving forward that could make first time OWI offenders appear in court. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Lawmakers on the Assembly Committee on the Judiciary heard emotional testimony Thursday morning from relatives of both the victims and suspect in a 2012 Door County murder. More>>
Democratic lawmakers held a Thursday morning news conference and called on state Republicans to act on a bill requiring universal background checks for all gun sales in Wisconsin. More>>
A Senate Public Safety committee approved a bill Thursday that would establish a standard process in Wisconsin for seizing guns in domestic abuse cases. More>>
MADISON, Wisconsin (WKOW) -- A Republican senator has pulled back on his plans to scale back local governments' ability to regulate sand mines. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- The head of the largest Wisconsin-based fast-food chain says he supports raising the state minimum wage to $10.10 for adults. Culver's CEO Craig Culver says he would support a two-tier minimum wage increase, in which adults would earn $10.10/hour and people under the age of 18 would earn $8.00. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) made the first major promise of his reelection campaign Wednesday, telling the Wisconsin Realtors Association that he would continue to keep property tax rates down so that the average homeowner would be paying less in 2018 than they were in 2010. More>>
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker started making his top agency officials and staff members sign a pledge they wouldn't do illegal campaign work during regular business hours, which is illegal, just two months after agents raided the home of one his aides. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- 15 of the top 20 legislative fundraisers in 2013 were Republican candidates or groups according a new report released by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Wednesday morning. More>>
The Wisconsin Education Association Council and the American Federation of Teachers-Wisconsin have talked about merging for more than a year as membership declines due to Act 10. More>>
FITCHBURG, Wisconsin (WKOW) -- The Fitchburg City Council has decided to extend sewer service to an area just off the Highway 14 interchange with Lacy Road. That would bring the land there into the so-called urban service area and lay the groundwork for development. More>>
The state Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in two lawsuits challenging the state's 2011 law requiring photo ID at the polls. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- With more than a month to go before the sign-up deadline, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) officials say more than four million people have now signed up for private health insurance plans through the federal and state marketplaces set up under the Affordable Care Act - more commonly known as Obamacare. More>>
Gov. Scott Walker says he has created a "clear distinction between things that are political and official" in the governor's office. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- The Republican Governor's Association (RGA) is calling Mary Burke a hypocrite for recent comments she made criticizing Gov. Scott Walker for setting a "low bar for campaign ethics." More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder surprised some people when he announced federal opposition to same-sex marriage bans. More>>
U.S. Congressman from Paul Ryan of Wisconsin says the Republican Party should spend less energy pointing out problems and spend more offering solutions. More>>
For the first time, Governor Scott Walker's democratic challenger responds to last week's release of the John Doe emails
The White House says the United States is reviewing its relationship with Uganda because of the African nation's new anti-gay law.
Governor Scott Walker calls the release of thousands of emails and documents related to the John Doe investigation "old news." More>>
Friday, Governor Scott Walker addressed the release of documents from the John Doe investigation.
A candidate for Wisconsin attorney general says he's skeptical of making first-offense drunken driving a crime. More>>