State Rep. Mark Spreitzer, D-Beloit, has been re-elected as Assembly Democratic Caucus chairman for the 2019-20 legislative session.
Several local lawmakers have stiffened their support for legalizing marijuana following the Tuesday passage of all marijuana advisory referendums statewide, including Rock County.
Local Democratic lawmakers were optimistic that Tony Evers’ electoral victory would pave the way for bipartisanship in state government despite Republican legislative majorities.
Voters passed a $2.8 million nonrecurring operational referendum for the Delavan-Darien School District on Tuesday night, and the superintendent called it a “huge step forward" for the district.
Rep. Don Vruwink, D-Milton, will have a second term in the state Assembly after beating out challenger Gabriel Szerlong on Tuesday.
Sugar Creek voters agreed to raise the town's tax levy by $240,000 annually for five years to support road maintenance.
Voters in the Big Foot Union High School District on Tuesday approved two referendums—one to build new athletic facilities and a second to pay for a school resource officer and various upgrades.
The Evansville School District will begin planning construction projects in coming weeks after two referendum questions passed Tuesday.
The district passed a $40.6 million capital referendum with 70 percent of the vote. The district's $1.25 million recurring referendum passed with 68 percent of the vote.
Voters Tuesday chose to re-elect the No. 2 Republican in the state Assembly to continue representing the legislative body’s 32nd District.
Voters in Rock and Walworth counties overwhelmingly passed advisory referendums calling for an end to the dark store legal theory.
Voters in the Beloit Turner School District approved a $26 million facilities referendum.
Sixty-nine percent of Rock County voters said Tuesday they supported legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Wisconsin.
Village of Darien voters made it clear Tuesday that they are in favor of splitting off from the Delavan-Darien School District.
A town of Delavan advisory referendum to build a new fire station passed overwhelmingly.
Voters picked Jacki Gackstatter to be Rock County Clerk of Courts.
Whitewater Unified School District voters on Tuesday approved an operational referendum to preserve district programs and class sizes.
Here are things voters may need to know for Tuesday's big vote.
With a slate highly competitive and publicized races up and down the ballot Tuesday, state and local officials are anticipating what could be a surge of voters.
A Beloit-area man announced a week before Tuesday's election that he will challenge state Sen. Steve Nass as a write-in candidate.
Steve Preston, a Janesville native who served as a cabinet secretary under President George W. Bush, is set to become the new head of Goodwill International.
Candidate for U.S. Senate Leah Vukmir met with reporters Wednesday at Diamond Assets, an electronics and technology trade-up firm in Milton.
Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday his plan to tighten restrictions for childless adults on Medicaid will spur economic growth and prepare recipients for the workforce.
Chelo Dassow is challenging incumbent Jacki Gackstatter in the race for Rock County clerk of courts.
A question on Tuesday's ballot asking Rock County voters if marijuana should be legal for Wisconsin adults is advisory, meaning it will have no bearing on law. But the results could spark support for a law in the state Legislature.
The Beloit Turner School District is going back to voters again with a referendum that would lay the groundwork for a new elementary school and upgrades to the middle and high schools.
The Brodhead School District is asking voters to exceed revenue caps for operating expenses.
The Evansville School Board will float two referendum questions Tuesday, one of which will seek money for a new middle school.
The Edgerton School District will ask voters Tuesday to approve two referendum questions to address facility and operational needs.
In the wake of staff cuts and a school closure, the Delavan-Darien School District is pitching a $2.8 million operational referendum that would reinforce its fund balance and shore up its budget.
The town of Delavan is asking voters what they think about a $4 million fire station.
Rock and Walworth counties aren’t the only Wisconsin taxing entities floating advisory referendums this fall on the so-called dark store legal theory.
Using "Band-Aid fixes" for town road maintenance can't last forever, Sugar Creek Town Board Chairman Dale Wuttke said.
As part of its plan to improve school safety, the Williams Bay School District on Tuesday will ask voters for permission to exceed its revenue cap by $90,000 annually to help pay for a school resource officer.
Democratic incumbent Don Vruwink will face Republican Gabriel Szerlong to represent the district that covers parts of Rock, Walworth, Jefferson and Dane counties.
Big Foot Union High School District voters will decide two referendums Tuesday: whether to spend $7.8 million for new athletic facilities and whether to spend $350,000 for three years to address various other projects.