Military veterans who attend schools in the University of Wisconsin System could soon have a better chance of finishing their degrees on time thanks to a bipartisan Assembly bill. More>>
Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) is writing a book. More>>
The state Joint Finance Committee approved pulling money from the state's environmental management fund to cover sand mining inspections. More>>
The Legislature's budget committee delayed a vote on whether to have every high school junior in Wisconsin take the ACT college entrance exam. More>>
Public safety workers could collectively bargain over their health insurance premiums, but not other costs of their plan under action taken by the state Joint Finance Committee. More>>
The Legislative Joint Finance Committee voted to increase the amount of time a retired state worker must wait to be re-hired for a state job. More>>
It would be harder to recall a local Wisconsin elected official from office under a proposal up for a hearing before a legislative committee. More>>
Legislation introduced last week would give election observers more access to the interaction between voters and poll workers. More>>
A well-known Democratic Party of Wisconsin adviser is leaving his position. More>>
Wisconsin Tea Party members shot flaming arrows and shotguns at a stack of paper as large as the tax code, saying it should be simplified. More>>
The President of Wisconsin Family Action tells 27 News that Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI1) has not answered the group's request that he clarify his stance on gay adoption.
A bipartisan group of legislators introduced a bill that would make some changes to Wisconsin's troubled economic development agency. More>>
A national sales tax for online purchases could mean tax relief for you. More>>
New data released by the Department of Workforce Development shows Wisconsin added 53,334 jobs during Governor Scott Walker's first two years in office.
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A group that challenged the 2011 redistricting of Wisconsin's Legislative and Congressional Districts has agreed to drop its push for Republican Records. More>>
Students in the University of Wisconsin System will get a two-year tuition freeze. More>>
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State Treasurer Kurt Schuller said he was "stunned" when the Joint Finance Committee voted to essentially gut his agency Wednesday.
Democratic lawmakers are proposing an ambitious plan to overhaul the way the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation(WEDC) operates, which includes removing Gov. Scott Walker as WEDC Board chairman. More>>
Governor Scott Walker is holding an emergency meeting of the WEDC after an audit and recent 27 News investigation found problems with the agency. More>>
A Republican state senator says he has concerns about adding more workers to collect delinquent taxes because he says Wisconsin Revenue Department workers are "mean and heartless." More>>
The state Assembly has passed a Republican bill that would ensure repeat drunken drivers spend time behind bars. More>>
The Wisconsin Legislature has passed a bill that would exempt from taxes military income for a soldier killed in combat. More>>
The state Assembly has approved a Republican bill that would allow bars and liquor stores to sue underage patrons or their parents for $1,000. More>>
A man respected worldwide as a religious and political leader spoke to the Wisconsin State Legislature Tuesday afternoon.
Gov. Scott Walker says the IRS's screening of conservative political groups seeking tax-exempt status is "more than just a political scandal." More>>
The Legislature's budget committee wants to see more details from the Department of Corrections about its plan to hiring additional staff before handing over the money. More>>
A Republican member of the Legislature's budget committee says he doesn't know if he's convinced enough of his colleagues to reject a proposal freeing rent-to-own businesses from Wisconsin's consumer protection act. More>>
The parents of a Wisconsin soldier killed in Afghanistan are backing a bill that would forgive state taxes for military members killed in combat. More>>
Unemployed people in Wisconsin would have to double their searches for work from two to four a week or lose their benefits under a proposal up for a vote. More>>
A new report shows Wisconsin is projected to collect roughly half a billion dollars more in state revenue than originally thought. More>>
The state Natural Resources Board is set to vote next week on a scope statement for rules implementing Republican changes to Wisconsin's mining regulations. More>>
One state over in Wisconsin, many wonder if a similar bill will someday pass here. More>>
One young woman is hoping her story will convince lawmakers to adopt a small budget provision that would have big implications for thousands in Wisconsin. More>>
Governor Walker urges review of the standards for involuntary mental health commitments, in wake of Lafayette County triple homicide More>>
A bill that would put $25 million in state money into Wisconsin startups passed its first hurdle in the Assembly despite controversy surrounding Gov. Scott Walker's jobs-creation agency. More>>
A bill that would put $25 million in state money into Wisconsin startups is up for a vote in a legislative committee. More>>
Some state lawmakers are working to protect your privacy by limiting the use of drones. More>>
The Joint Finance Committee approved a change to the state's residency rule. More>>
Democrats were hoping to cut the agency's future budget, but a republican led majority said the funding will stay. More>>
Minnesota is positioned to become the 12th state to approve gay marriages following a historic vote in the state House. More>>
Republican lawmakers on the Joint Finance Committee passed a measure to prohibit local governments from banning large soft drinks and other high-calorie food and drink. More>>
Democratic lawmakers on the Joint Legislative Audit Committee are wasting no time blasting the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation at a pubic hearing Thursday morning. More>>
A bipartisan group of Wisconsin lawmakers is scheduled to unveil legislation that would ban the use of drones in Wisconsin. More>>
The state Assembly is set to vote on a bill Wednesday that would not require doctors to give patients as much information about available alternative treatments. More>>
The Wisconsin Legislature has approved a bill to protect sanitation workers from reckless drivers. More>>
A state bill is moving forward that limits the type of food that can be bought with food stamp benefits. More>>
Assembly passes bill requiring registered sex offenders to notify schools when they will be on school grounds. More>>
The man hired to help the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation with its public image resigned late Monday after 27 News made inquiries about his status as a tax scofflaw.
A legislative committee will vote this week on a bill that would ensure repeat drunken drivers spend time in jail. More>>
The state Senate is set to discuss a bill that would expand definitions in state law of what constitutes illegal food stamp trafficking in Wisconsin. More>>
The Wisconsin state Senate will vote on a bill with bipartisan support that would allow dentists to charge more for certain services by changing existing private contracts. More>>
Baxter Healthcare was originally listed on Wisconsin's tax delinquency web site as owing $5.6 million. More>>
Some city departments may have to scale back on future projects. More>>
Governor Scott Walker is calling a special meeting of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Board to discuss the problems revealed in an audit report on the agency last week. More>>
It seems clear at least some of the money originally designated for the UW System will go towards public schools and tax relief in the next state budget.
A bill circulating in Wisconsin's State Legislature would allow sexual assault victims to be accompanied by trained advocates during any step in the criminal justice process. More>>
Some high profile Wisconsin Republicans are up in the Wausau area this weekend for the annual GOP Convention. More>>
Steve Freese, Executive Director of Circus World Museum in Baraboo is one of the guests on Capitol City Sunday this weekend. More>>
Wisconsin Family Action is calling on Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) to explain why he now supports gay adoption.
A new bill being circulated in the state Legislature would rework Wisconsin's vehicle lemon law. More>>
Tenant-rights advocates are upset over a fast-tracked State Assembly bill that would loosen a number of regulations on landlords.
The Assembly Committee on the Judiciary held a public hearing Thursday on a bill that would impose mandatory minimum jail sentences on anyone who gets more than six OWI's. More>>
In the wake of a stinging audit of his premier job-creation agency, Gov. Scott Walker says he's open to lawmakers' calls for a follow-up audit. More>>
University of Wisconsin System officials are telling legislators they expect to have $1.2 billion in reserve by the end of June. More>>
A Wisconsin state lawmaker is looking for co-sponsorship on a bill that would require veterinarians to report all cases of animal abuse to law enforcement or humane society officers. More>>
Congressman Mark Pocan met with area business owners Wednesday afternoon to discuss the impact the Affordable Care Act will have on small businesses. More>>
A new nonpartisan audit shows a series of problems with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. More>>
Circus World in Baraboo says its financial outlook isn't as bad as the state makes it look. More>>
Two state senators have re-introduced a bill that would require special interest groups who put out campaign issue ads to report their donors and spending. More>>
A bill that would limit the amount of junk food that Wisconsin FoodShare recipients can buy with their Qwest Cards passed the Assembly Committee on State Affairs Tuesday.
The Joint Finance Committee unanimously voted to remove a proposal from Gov. Scott Walker's budget that would have handed over operations of the Circus World Museum to the state.
A Republican-sponsored bill that would give tax credits to parents of students in private schools has been introduced in the legislature. More>>
JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Congressman Paul Ryan says he has changed his opinion and now supports gay men and women adopting children.
WI lawmaker pushes for harsher penalties on those who harass members of the Legislation and their families. More>>
A Republican lawmaker wants a fetus at any stage of development to be considered a minor child.
The Republican-authored proposal passed in the legislature's budget committee on a party line vote. More>>