A Fond du Lac man convicted of driving drunk eleven times has been sentenced to 4½ years in prison.
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has sided with a recent law-school graduate and Republican campaign manager in a dispute over a decision that denied him admission to practice law in the state. The justices’ decision Friday stems from Charles Nichols’ challenge ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is signaling his opposition to a bill that would allow Wisconsin residents to carry concealed handguns without obtaining a permit or going through training. Walker told reporters on Thursday that he was “comfortable” ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended a Green Bay attorney’s license for six months over misconduct that includes attempting to transfer money out of his firm’s trust account while in jail and advertising his legal services even though his license had been suspended.Read More »
TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gun advocates urged a state Senate committee Wednesday to approve a Republican-sponsored bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without permits or training, saying the measure would restore Wisconsin residents’ ...Read More »
TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Republicans moved closer to establishing tougher penalties for University of Wisconsin student protesters on Tuesday, advancing a bill that would suspend or expel students who disrupt speakers. The Assembly Committee on ...Read More »
Wisconsin's poverty rate reached a nine-year low in 2015, according to a new study.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker's administration hasn't given up on his push to have the state directly pay for its workers' health insurance instead of getting it through HMOs, telling Republican lawmakers who oppose the idea that the workers could face steep increases in premiums next year under the current system.
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SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Changes to Wisconsin’s welfare programs proposed by Gov. Scott Walker that won approval by the Legislature’s budget-writing committee on Thursday include: — Requiring able-bodied childless adults in the state’s main Medicaid program ...Read More »