The Republican-controlled Senate fired the state agriculture secretary on Tuesday, and the Democratic governor who appointed him watched quietly a row behind lawmakers before using profanity to blast the process.Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers finished their push on Thursday to close the state’s troubled youth prison and enact Gov. Scott Walker’s child-tax rebate, sending bills that would accomplish both goals on to the governor ...Read More »
Following the introduction of an amendment that would scale back proposed changes to discovery procedures, a bill that would overhaul various parts of the state’s civil-litigation rules is now scheduled to go before a Senate committee on Wednesday.Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate has passed the $66 billion state budget, sending it to Gov. Scott Walker who promises swift action. The Senate passed it Thursday night on a party line ...Read More »
Minutes after starting the Senate’s budget hearing, members broke into recess after a group of shouting protesters halted any chance for debate. State troopers arrested more than a half-dozen protesters, a few of whom had locked themselves to portions of ...Read More »
DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — After a monthslong blockade, Senate Republicans have agreed to let at least 19 of President Barack Obama’s non-controversial judicial nominees win confirmation in the waning days of the congressional session in exchange ...
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