Rep. Deb Kolste, D-Janesville, will serve as the lead Democrat on three state Assembly committees, according to a news release.
As the partial federal government shutdown turns 2 weeks old, locals say there has been little effect on Rock County and the surrounding area—for now.
Rep. Bryan Steil of Janesville said ending the federal government shutdown is at the top of his agenda as he begins his two years of service.
Three candidates are vying to be Milton's next mayor. Mayor Anissa Welch is running for re-election against Loren Lippincott and Daniel Loofboro.
Rick Mullen, Harvey Smith, Rick Ehle and Mike Pierce will seek two spots on the Milton School Board in April, according to paperwork filed Wednesday.
A former Democratic state Assembly candidate is calling campaign fliers assailing her for playing "fast and loose" with campaign finance laws during the 2018 general election "shady and disgusting."
An ethics complaint filed against the campaign of former 31st Assembly District candidate Brittany Keyes and a slate of Wisconsin Democrats was dismissed last week.
Three Rock County Court judges whose seats are up for election next year have filed nomination papers with the state to appear on the spring ballot.
National Wildlife Federation officials are urging House Speaker Paul Ryan to reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund after a poll in the 1st District showed overwhelming support for it.
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.