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  • Second fight over union rights comes to Wisconsin

    The fight over union rights returns to Wisconsin this week, four years after a debate that sparked massive protests and catapulted Gov. Scott Walker onto the national political stage, setting up his likely presidential run. In 2011, the battle was over...
  • Madison mayor criticizes right-to-work bill

    Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is criticizing Wisconsin Republican lawmakers for putting a right-to-work bill on a fast track. Soglin held a news conference Saturday to condemn the bill. WKOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1BBCAWz ) reports Soglin said by fast-tracking...
  • Gov. Walker backs push to make Wisconsin right-to-work state

    Gov. Scott Walker backed a surprise move Friday by Republican legislators to quickly vote on making Wisconsin a right-to-work state, an action the likely 2016 presidential candidate initially said should be delayed to avoid re-igniting massive pro-union...
  • Federal highway spending in Wisconsin dipped over 5 years

    Federal aid for Wisconsin highways dropped by 3.6 percent, nearly $28 million, over the five years ending in 2013, according to data obtained by The Associated Press, exacerbating the state's woes in finding money for road projects. Wisconsin's loss...
  • Walker comes out in support of right-to-work bill

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will sign a right-to-work bill that's being rushed through the Legislature next week. Walker's spokeswoman Laurel Patrick issued a statement Friday saying that if the bill passes, Walker will sign it. Republican Senate...
  • Wisconsin considers right-to-work bill, renewing war with unions

    CHICAGO The prospect of a renewed fight between Republicans and organized labor in Wisconsin have increased with an announcement that senators will vote next week on making Wisconsin a so-called right-to-work state. Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a...
  • Wisconsin Senate leader lays out timeline for right-to-work

    The debate over whether to make Wisconsin a right-to-work state will begin next week in the state Senate, but the Assembly won't take it up until the following week. Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Friday that a public hearing...
  • Lawmakers unions sound off on Wisconsin right-to-work vote

    Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald abruptly announced Friday the Senate will take up contentious right-to-work legislation in an extraordinary session next week. Assembly leaders say they'll take up the bill after the Senate passes it. Right-to-work...
  • Stroebel collects 67 percent of 20th Senate District vote

    Former state Rep. Duey Stroebel credits hard work and a good message for his win in Wisconsin's 20th Senate District. Stroebel collected about 67 percent of the vote in Tuesday's special primary election, easily beating Ozaukee County Board Chairman...
  • Correction: Wisconsin Senate-Primary story

    In a story Feb. 17 about the special election to fill a vacant seat in Wisconsin's 20th Senate District, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Republican Duey Stroebel is a state representative. He is a former state representative. A corrected...
  • Republicans oppose 17 percent pay hike for troopers

    Wisconsin state troopers would see an average pay increase of 17 percent under terms of a contract negotiated with Gov. Scott Walker's administration, a deal that Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday would be rejected because the proposed raises...