Posted: 10/15/2013 - Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke says she supports lowering taxes, but she's concerned about the long-term effects of Gov. Scott Walker's $100 million property tax cut racing through the Legislature.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a Republican bill that would increase the penalties for stealing cable television.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke says the state should provide Medicaid coverage to people who earn up to 138 percent of poverty, contrary to Gov. Scott Walker's approach as the federal health care law takes effect.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - UPDATE: Gov. Scott Walker has called a special election for Dec. 17 to fill the state Assembly seat most recently held by Jeff Stone, a Republican from Greendale.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan has added significantly to his campaign stockpile in the last three months, reporting $2.6 million cash on hand.
Posted: 12/13/2013 - UPDATE: Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that no longer requires doctors in Wisconsin to give patients as much information about available alternative treatments.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - The Wisconsin Assembly is set to pass a bipartisan bill that would offer wounded veterans discounts on hunting and fishing licenses.
Posted: 10/14/2013 - Wisconsin's budget year ended $89 million better than previously anticipated, money that will help pay for Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $100 million property tax cut.
Posted: 10/14/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker is requesting the Mexican Consulate open an office in Wisconsin because of the state's growing Hispanic population.
Posted: 10/14/2013 - UPDATE: Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel has formally announced he will run for Wisconsin attorney general.
Updated: 10/14/2013 - The son of a slain Sikh temple president plans to challenge former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan in next year's congressional election.
Posted: 10/14/2013 - Wisconsin government could be in for a shake-up after next year's elections.
Updated: 10/11/2013 - UPDATE: The UW System's board of regents approved a new pay plan Friday. It expands the range of salaries that can be offered to certain new hires.
Posted: 10/11/2013 - UPDATE: A state panel wants more information before moving ahead with possibly creating a self-insured plan for Wisconsin state employees.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is shying away from the federal government's offer to let states run shuttered national parks with their own money.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - Starbucks says it will ask customers and businesses to sign a petition calling for an end to the partial government shutdown that has forced hundreds of thousands of federal workers off the job.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - UPDATE: Facing a fresh deadline, House Speaker John Boehner says Republicans would vote to extend the government's ability to borrow money for six weeks -- but only if President Barack Obama first agrees to fresh negotiations on spending cuts. Under the Republican plan, the partial government shutdown would continue.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - UPDATE: A proposal trying to crack down on bullying that happens over the Internet, through text messages or on social networks has cleared a legislative committee.
Updated: 11/13/2013 - UPDATE: Recalling the governor and others from office in Wisconsin would be more difficult under measures the state Assembly plans to vote on Thursday.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - Longtime Democratic state Sen. Bob Jauch, of Poplar, will retire and not seek re-election next year.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - An outside Democratic group is airing television ads in 10 Republican-held congressional districts tying lawmakers to the tea party and the ongoing federal government shutdown.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - The federal government shutdown could leave America's craft beer brewers with a serious hangover.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - UPDATE: House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is demanding the GOP surrender the budget and debt limit fight unconditionally, but Republicans won't do it.
Sarah Palin reimagines Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" with direct jabs at Obamacare, drawing applause at CPAC.
On International Women's Day, MSNBC host Krystal Ball talks about the continuing fight to close the gender wage gap. About four in ten US households with kids include a mom as a primary breadwinner.