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As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm

Posted: 07/06/2015 - Worried about "Republican on Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump from the debate stage altogether.

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Wisconsin Senate to take up budget, contracts on Tuesday

Posted: 07/06/2015 - The Wisconsin Senate will take up the state budget, a 6 percent raise for state troopers and a new compensation plan for thousands of other state workers that contains no general wage increases on Tuesday.

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UW-Madison to take biggest hit under state budget

Updated: 07/06/2015 - New documents show the University of Wisconsin-Madison will take a nearly $59 million hit this budget year under a total $250 million cut to the UW System in the state budget.

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Walker says open records restrictions will be dropped

Posted: 07/05/2015 - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he and GOP legislative leaders have agreed to completely remove a part of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back the state's open records laws.

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Walker says he'll change government records exemptions

Posted: 07/03/2015 - A spokeswoman for Gov. Scott Walker says he will work with Republican leaders in both chambers to change budget provisions that would exempt nearly all government records from the state's open records law.

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Whistleblower asks Obama to appoint VA watchdog

Posted: 07/02/2015 - Wisconsin whistleblower Ryan Honl has asked President Barack Obama to go outside the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a chief watchdog for the agency.

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NEW INFORMATION: Wisconsin legislators planning extraordinary session

Updated: 07/02/2015 - Republicans who control the Legislature are looking to call an extraordinary session to deal with the state budget and bills that would repeal the state's prevailing wage for construction workers and prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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Democrat Sanders to bring his message to Madison

Posted: 07/01/2015 - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is hoping for the biggest crowd yet in his longshot bid to upset expected nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton when he speaks in the reliably liberal Madison.

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After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

Posted: 07/01/2015 - President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law.

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Walker aide sues prosecutor who conducted John Doe probe

Posted: 07/01/2015 - An aide to Gov. Scott Walker who was caught up in a secret investigation into illegal campaigning is suing the prosecutor who conducted the probe, saying he and others infringed on her civil rights by raiding her home and seizing her personal emails.

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