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Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee pressed the state's Transportation Department leader to come up with a long-term solution to funding roads at a budget briefing Wednesday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee pressed the state's Transportation Department leader to come up with a long-term solution to funding roads at a budget briefing Wednesday, sharply questioning why Gov. Scott Walker has refused to consider any gas tax or fee increases as part of a plan to keep major projects on time....

Wisconsin's top health official told lawmakers Wednesday that 64,000 adults who lost food stamp benefits because they didn't meet a work requirement made a deliberate choice and "I don't think we kicked anybody off."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's top health official told lawmakers Wednesday that 64,000 adults who lost food stamp benefits because they didn't meet a work requirement made a deliberate choice and "I don't think we kicked anybody off."...

Gov. Scott Walker has appointed two new University of Wisconsin System regents
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker has appointed two new University of Wisconsin System regents....

Hundreds of law officers have escorted a fallen Wisconsin police detective from his funeral at a high school to a funeral home
WESTON, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on funeral for a Wisconsin detective killed in the line of duty (all times local):...

Democrats still don't have a viable candidate who can raise the money needed to challenge Gov. Scott Walker in 2018
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Former Democratic state Sen. Tim Cullen announced Wednesday he will not run for governor after all, leaving Democrats searching for someone to mount a serious challenge to Gov. Scott Walker....

Gov. Scott Walker is tweeting his opposition to raising gas taxes while Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee is discussing doing just that
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on the state agency briefings to the Legislature's budget-writing committee (all times local):...

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has settled a pollution case with 3M that won't require the company to pay any fines, which critics say will only encourage companies to ignore environmental regulations
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has settled a pollution case with 3M that won't require the company to pay any fines, which critics say will only encourage companies to ignore environmental regulations....

A political newcomer from a well-known Wisconsin family is not ruling out a run for U.S. Senate as a Republican
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A political newcomer from a well-known Wisconsin family did not rule out a run for U.S. Senate as a Republican on Wednesday, issuing a statement criticizing Democratic incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin but stopping short of announcing a candidacy....

Wisconsin state senators are considering a package of anti-crime bills, including a proposal to impose harsher penalties on youth who commit crimes
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Calling for change after the shooting death of a Milwaukee city housing inspector last week allegedly at the hands of a teenager during an attempted carjacking, a Republican state senator said Wednesday that "enough is enough" as she spoke at a public hearing on anti-crime bills....

Unemployment rates rose or held steady across all of Wisconsin's largest cities between January and February
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Unemployment rates rose or held steady across all of Wisconsin's largest cities between January and February....

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