President Barack Obama's Labor Day visit to Milwaukee is said to be a White House event, not a campaign rally, but it's still expected to impact Wisconsin's race for governor. More>>
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke won't take the stage with President Barack Obama on Monday when he speaks at the Labor Day rally in Milwaukee. More>>
Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development (DWD) delayed the release of a key report on state job growth until a 27 News story aired which highlighted the delay on Thursday. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin's final revenue numbers for Fiscal Year 2014 show the state collected about $281 million less than expected.The state took in $13.95 billion in FY2014, about $137.5 million less than it did in 2013 and, more important for budget purposes, about $281 million less than what the Legislative Fiscal Bureau had projected in January of this year.Top Senate Democrats sent out a letter to their colleagues earlier this week predicting a shortfall between $100 to $250 million... More>>
The Green County Board of Canvass voted Wednesday to go ahead with recount numbers without 110 missing votes as they reassessed numbers in the 17th District State Senate race. More>>
MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Democratic challenger Mary Burke has her biggest lead to date over Gov. Scott Walker (R) among likely voters in the latest Marquette University Law School political poll conducted over the past weekend.Burke leads Walker 49-47 percent among 609 likely voters, while Walker holds a 48-44 percent lead among all 815 registered voters polled.Burke trailed Gov. Walker 48-45 percent among likely voters in the May MU Law poll, but then pulled ahead by one point 47-46 percent in Ju... More>>
MADISON (AP) -- Leaders from southeastern Wisconsin and Democratic state lawmakers say Gov. Scott Walker should immediately approve the Menominee tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha because it would put people back to work.They came together Wednesday at the State Capitol to put pressure on Walker to approve the casino. The Bureau of Indian Affairs gave its OK for the casino a year ago but Walker has until Feb. 19 to sign off on it.Walker said in a letter to lawmakers on Tuesday that he's movi... More>>
More than 100 ballots are missing in the recount in Wisconsin's 17th Senate District Democratic primary. More>>
CHICAGO (WKOW) -- Dozens of supporters and opponents of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban converged on the U.S. 7th District Court of Appeals Tuesday morning to hear attorneys for the state and eight plaintiff couples make their arguments to a three-judge panel. The overwhelming sense from people on both sides of the argument afterwards was that the judges were not buying the state's rationale for keeping the ban in place."You never know what the court's gonna do, but I was pleased by the gen... More>>
The Walker campaign released a new advertisement Sunday afternoon called "Wisconsin's Comeback." More>>
Democrat Mary Burke is the first woman to win a major party nomination for Wisconsin governor, but you wouldn't know that from her campaign.
KENOSHA (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker said he played no role in soliciting donations from a mining company to a key conservative group that ran ads supporting him during the 2012 recall attempt.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Walker made the comments Saturday at a Kenosha campaign event.Court documents released Friday by a federal appeals court show that prosecutors believe Walker solicited donations for conservative group Wisconsin Club for Growth to get around campaign finance limits and... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Friday was the deadline for candidates to request a recount from last week's primary election, and it looks like there will at least be one in 17th Senate district. More>>
SHEBOYGAN (WKOW) -- State Senator Joe Leibham announces on Friday he will not ask for a recount in the primary election for the 6th Congressional District seat.Senator Leibham trails Senator Glenn Grothman by 219 votes after the official canvass.Leibham says he has informed Grothman of his decision.In a statement released Friday afternoon, Leibham says, "I am humbled to have been a candidate for the 6th District and I am proud of the positive campaign we conducted. I value the confidence expr... More>>
Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan's book tour brought him back to his home state on Thursday.
A coalition of media and open government groups are pressing a federal appeals court to release nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign. More>>
Sheboygan County's results are finally in, and they give Glenn Grothman a 219-vote lead over Joe Leibham in the hotly contested GOP primary for Wisconsin's lone open congressional seat. More>>
Ernie Wittwer is declaring victory over Pat Bomhack in the 17th Senate District Democratic Primary, but the race is likely far from being over.
MADISON (WKOW) -- The only private properties being marketed through a Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) land development program are owned by people or companies with executives have that donated extensively to the campaign of Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin). More>>