Gov. Scott Walker appointed a new Department of Corrections secretary on Wednesday, the agency's third leader in less than three years as it struggles to recover from allegations of abuse at Wisconsin's youth prison.Read More »
A former Wisconsin youth prison inmate who was brain damaged in a suicide attempt alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday that staff ignored warning signs and failed to prevent her from hanging herself, marking the second federal action in a week over the treatment of inmates at the prison.Read More »
The state Department of Corrections wants Gov. Scott Walker to spend millions of dollars in the next budget to add nurses and security staff at Wisconsin's troubled youth prison, but the new positions wouldn't be enough to satisfy federal law.Read More »
By Mark Anderson Dolan Media Newswires MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Department of Commerce on Wednesday charged Eden Prairie-based Modify My Loan US LLC and its principals with allegedly defrauding about 200 homeowners through its loan modification business. The department said ...
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By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin could save at least $266 million a year by clamping down on fraud in public assistance programs, tweaking overtime policies and implementing efficiency ideas state agencies have been developing, according ...Read More »