Lobbyists spent thousands of hours trying to influence lawmakers on the state budget and the mining bill during the first six months of 2013.
The Wisconsin Budget Project is calling for using an expected budget surplus for a bigger rainy-day fund instead of more tax cuts.
After Republicans in the state legislature reduced borrowing in Gov. Scott Walker's capital budget by $250 million, Walker has started talking about how the cut will affect state building projects.
Milwaukee remains under temporary court order to stop fighting the state budget's relaxing of local public employee residency requirements.
Local governments now have less of a say where cell phone towers are built because of provisions tucked in the state’s biennial budget.
Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks the state budget's weakening of residency requirements will survive a new challenge from Milwaukee.
Law enforcement agencies are applauding Governor Scott Walker’s decision to veto allowing bail bondsmen to operate in Wisconsin.
Governor Scott Walker is defending his budget vetoes the day after he signed the two-year spending plan.
Governor Scott Walker has vetoed a tobacco-use surcharge for public workers that he had included in the budget in February.
Gov. Scott Walker didn't veto a measure in the new budget that makes it harder for citizens to challenge high-capacity well permits.