Politics - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

Right Now

WI Supreme Court Act 10 ruling upsets La Crosse district representative Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – On Thursday morning, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court gave final approval to Governor Scott Walker's Act 10 law, stripping most collective bargaining rights from state employees. More>>

WI Supreme Court Upholds Collective Bargaining, Voter ID, and Domestic Partner Registry Laws Video included

Protesters inside the Wisconsin State Capital Criticize Union Law, 2011 Protesters inside the Wisconsin State Capital Criticize Union Law, 2011

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld several laws affecting collective bargaining, voter identification requirements, and benefits for same sex couples, respectively. The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a 2011 law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers, the 2011 law that required voters to show photo identification, and a 2009 law that created a domestic partner registry providing some benefits to same sex couples. More>>

Ryan says he'll think about 2016 bid next year

Rep. Paul Ryan says he hasn't even begun to think over a Republican presidential bid in 2016. More>>

Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases


The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters. More>>

Dems push contraceptive bill ahead of election

Minnesota House Democrats hope to pass a bill next session requiring that employers provide contraceptives to workers. More>>

Endorsements see-saw in Republican Senate primary

The two-man race to decide which Republican will challenge Sen. Al Franken has split the party's former leaders. More>>

Honour ad: GOP governor rivals 'making excuses'

Business executive Scott Honour stresses the outsider theme in a new radio ad that accuses his Republican primary rivals of "making excuses" and "empty promises." More>>

State chamber issues statement on outsourcing

The Wisconsin state chamber of commerce is wading into the ongoing debate in the governor's race over outsourcing. More>>

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border


House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would... More>>

Wisconsin GOP reaching out to African-American voters

MADISON (WKOW) -- The Republican Party of Wisconsin (RPW) is making a concerted effort to reach out to African-American voters this election season. More>>

Burke attacks Walker over jobs promise

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke's latest television ad returns the focus of the campaign to Gov. Scott Walker's 2010 promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs over four years. More>>

Dems have money edge in key Minnesota races

Minnesota Democrats enjoy campaign cash advantages in all races for statewide office as the party seeks to keep its current grip on power. More>>

Walz reacts to VA compromise

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WXOW) --  Lawmakers in Washington have reached a bipartisan compromise to reform the VA. More>>

WisPolitics.com logo

Site Map

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2001 - 2014 WorldNow and KTTC, a Quincy station.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.