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GOP approves $37m in pay raises for prison workers

May. 21, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee signed off on a Republican plan Tuesday that would give prison workers nearly $37 million in raises in an effort to retain and recruit more guards. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' state budget had earmarked about $23.7 million for prison...

The Latest: Budget panel leader: Barracks plan not dead

May. 21, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Legislature's finance committee's state budget deliberations (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A key Republican leader on the Legislature's finance committee says Gov. Tony Evers' plan to add new barracks at two Wisconsin prisons isn't dead. Evers' state budget calls for...

Evers touring more flood damage Tuesday

Mar. 26, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers is touring additional areas impacted by spring flooding in Wisconsin. The governor plans to visit Fond du Lac and Darlington Tuesday and meet with local officials. Several hundred people were evacuated from their homes because of ice-jam flooding along the Fond du Lac...

2019 Wisconsin boys all-state basketball team

Mar. 25, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

2019 ASSOCIATED PRESS BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Jalen, Johnson, jr., Glendale Nicolet COACH OF THE YEAR — Jeff Boos, Sun Prairie FIRST TEAM Patrick Baldwin Jr., 6-9, soph., Sussex Hamilton Johnny Davis, 6-5, jr., La Crosse Central (unanimous) Marcus Domask, 6-6, sr.,...