A prison reform group that has called for closing the troubled Lincoln Hills juvenile prison is opposing a bipartisan bill in the Legislature to overhaul the state's juvenile-justice system.
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A multi-state carpenters union is organizing demonstrations outside Northwestern Mutual buildings in downtown Milwaukee in response to what it alleges is the use of unfair labor practices in the construction nearby of a new apartment tower for the insurance company. ...Read More »
The Republican-controlled state Assembly approved a welfare overhaul package Thursday championed by Gov. Scott Walker as part of his re-election year agenda that would give Wisconsin one of the toughest work requirements for food stamp recipients in the country.Read More »
President Donald Trump would veto a bipartisan Senate compromise that would help young "Dreamer" immigrants and build his coveted border wall, the White House threatened on Thursday, fueling doubts that any immigration proposal would survive showdown votes.Read More »
The Assembly was expected on Thursday to approve a proposal that would allow payments for apprenticeship training to be deducted from income taxes.
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Gov. Scott Walker's top aide is stepping down from his position leading the Department of Administration and will be replaced by the current chair of the Public Service Commission.Read More »