Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel ripped the Democratic gubernatorial candidates' proposals to release inmates from Wisconsin prisons Monday, calling the plans irresponsible and dangerous.Read More »
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 »
The Legislature's budget committee on Tuesday approved state funding for five of six Elections Commission staff positions that have been supported by a federal grant that's going to run out soon, dismissing Gov. Scott Walker's recommendation to cut all six of them.
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Gov. Scott Walker last week revealed his proposals for the 2017-2019 budget, which calls for more money for drug courts and pay progression for certain government lawyers while proposing eliminating certain review and advisory boards.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker has appointed an assistant district attorney to fill a spot on Polk County’s circuit court bench. Walker on Tuesday appointed Polk County Assistant District Attorney Daniel Tolan to serve on the Polk County Circuit Court. Tolan replaces Judge ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to reopen a long-stalled investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 campaign against a recall effort, permanently ending a probe that had dogged the Republican even as he launched a brief presidential bid last year.Read More »
The billionaire owner of a company that makes lead formerly used in paint gives Wisconsin Club for Growth $750,000 to help buck up Gov. Scott Walker and GOP senators during a political crisis — the recall elections in 2011 and 2012.Read More »