The dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison

Area budget committee members prepare for debate

Lawmakers on the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee are responding to Gov. Walker’s budget proposal.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during the Freedom Summit, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Walker brings back $15 million in SeniorCare cuts

Walker’s 2015-17 budget proposal recycles a plan from his 2011-13 budget that would require SeniorCare enrollees to first sign up the for fe…

Gov. Scott Walker delivers his State Budget Address in Madison Feb. 3, 2015.

Walker proposes cutting more than 400 state positions

In his budget address Tuesday the governor said he wants to eliminate 200 vacant positions along with hundreds more in the Department of Nat…

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivers his state budget address at the Wisconsin state Capitol in Madison, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

Walker backs off removing ‘Wisconsin Idea’ from UW mission

Walker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said in an email late Wednesday afternoon that the change was a drafting error and the Wisconsin Idea will…