- Recent state laws on domestic abuse, gun rights Updated: Feb-06-16 8:13 am
Specifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms:
- States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands Updated: Feb-06-16 8:12 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.
- Bradley's footage winds up in an outside group's ad Updated: Feb-02-16 6:38 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - An outside group posted an online campaign ad Tuesday using footage prepared by state Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley, raising questions about whether Bradley has broken her pledge not to coordinate with such groups even though it's legal.
- Challengers warn of politics in Wisconsin Supreme Court race Updated: Jan-27-16 9:52 pm
MILWAUKEE - The two rivals trying to unseat Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley warned of the influence of partisan politics on the state's highest court at a candidate forum Wednesday.
- GOP establishment moving a little closer to accepting Trump Updated: Jan-23-16 10:08 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Donald Trump and some mainstream Republicans are engaged in a long-distance flirtation. Both sides are coming to the realization that they'll need each other if the billionaire businessman becomes the party's presidential nominee.
- In Wisconsin, civil service change is another labor setback Updated: Jan-22-16 3:47 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker made a national name for himself among conservatives by redefining Wisconsin's labor landscape, eliminating public unions, wiping out closed shops and erasing local prevailing wages. Now, coming off a short-lived presidential bid, he's poised to deal state workers another blow by revamping the state's 110-year-old civil service system.
- State to finish budget with smaller-than-expected surplus Updated: Jan-21-16 2:10 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's budget surplus is shrinking due largely to slower-than-anticipated economic growth, according to projections state financial analysts released Thursday.
- Arizona, North Carolina governors wager on NFC Championship Updated: Jan-21-16 7:28 am
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has made a wager with North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on who will win Sunday's NFC championship game.
- Wisconsin Senate passes Planned Parenthood funding cut Updated: Jan-20-16 11:24 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Republicans took another step Wednesday in their push to defund Planned Parenthood, with the state Senate passing two bills that would cost the organization millions of dollars every year.
- Walker promises to help people find jobs, bolster education Updated: Jan-20-16 2:50 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker promised during his State of the State speech to help more people find work and attain college degrees faster as he works to bolster approval ratings that sank after his failed presidential bid.
- Democrats talk agenda ahead of Scott Walker's State of State Updated: Jan-18-16 4:43 pm
MILWAUKEE - Democratic legislative leaders said Monday that they want to hear bold plans from Gov. Scott Walker on strengthening the middle class and improving the state's infrastructure during his upcoming State of the State address.
- Gov. Scott Walker says MLK's legacy encourages focus on love Updated: Jan-18-16 3:47 pm
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy encourages people to focus on love instead of hate.
- Arizona, Wisconsin governors have friendly wager on NFL game Updated: Jan-16-16 5:01 am
- Supreme Court justice comes in third in campaign fundraising Updated: Jan-15-16 3:34 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley's two rivals have raised more campaign cash and began the new year with more money on hand, a campaign finance report released Friday shows.
- Things to know as legislators begin end-of-session push Updated: Jan-11-16 5:34 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin legislators are set to begin their push to the end of the session after the holiday break with debates in the Senate and Assembly on Tuesday. Here are some things to know as lawmakers return to the floor:
- Maryland, Virginia, Wisconsin governors make playoff wager Updated: Jan-09-16 1:08 pm