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The Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. Photo Credit: WI Dept. of Veterans Affairs

State Democrats request funding for veterans programs

MADISON- The Republican-led legislature is nearly a month overdue on passing a budget bill, and in the meantime, crucial programs need funding. An audit...
President Donald Trump has announced that trans people will not be allowed in the military

Transgender people banned from the military by Trump

WASHINGTON- President Trump announced over Twitter Wednesday that the U.S. Government will "not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in...
Preparation for the China Lights festival will soon be underway

China Lights to return to Hales Corners

HALES CORNERS- After a lovely festival in 2016, which drew over 100,000 visitors last year, the China Lights light show is coming back to the...
Trump's nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals' Wisconsin vacancy believes that the Bible should precede U.S. law.

Trump nominates professor who says Bible precedes the Constitution to Wisconsin court

WASHINGTON, DC- President Trump has nominated a controversial nominee for a Wisconsin vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Amy Coney...
Three weeks late, the state GOP still has not passed a budget

Walker offers $200 million in funding, but still no budget plan

MADISON- Nearly three weeks late on passing the state budget, Governor Walker has offered up $200 million to help pay for transportation funding. The...
The ACLU is working to keep Sheriff Clarke accountable. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)

ACLU working to hold David Clarke accountable

MILWAUKEE COUNTY- With anti-immigrant sentiments running high, the Trump administration has been encouraging local law enforcement jurisdictions to work more closely with federal immigration officials....
Wisconsin's labor movement has been under attack since Walker first took office

Appeals court upholds ‘right to work’ law

MADISON- Delivering another blow to Wisconsin's besieged labor movement, a federal appeals court upheld Wisconsin's right to work law. The law was passed in...
A state of emergency has been declared for Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth counties.

State of emergency declared for 3 southeast counties

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN- With heavy flooding occurring in southeast Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency for three counties. Racine, Kenosha, and...
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos continues to stand firm against any compromise with Walker and the Senate

Nearly two weeks late, state GOP still divided on budget

MADISON- Nearly two weeks have passed since the new financial year began, and state Republicans still can't reach an agreement on the budget. An...
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