Both states have adopted laws that prohibit doctors from performing abortions unless the provider has admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
The latest two representatives to announce they will vacate their seats are Democrat Sandy Pasch of Shorewood and Republican Dean Kaufert of Neenah.
A few years ago, Wisconsin voters banned same sex marriage. Now an effort to undo that decision is taking shape.
The state Legislature is heading into the final weeks of its two-year session. A few divisive issues apparently will not surface; among them, new restrictions on abortion.
State lawmakers plan to tackle issues related to jobs, abortion and drunken driving in the fall session.
Wisconsin has never required voucher schools to account for their operations as public schools must. Things would change under a bill up for a hearing Thursday at the State Capitol.
State Republicans passed their big economic agenda in early 2011, but have not yet seen the desired results, according to JR Ross, editor of WisPolitics.com.
Wisconsin employers could not ask workers or job applicants for their personal social media accounts, under a bill before a state Senate committee.
Nearly 50 Wisconsin legislators are urging Congress to reform the country’s immigration laws.
Several bills under consideration in Madison would make it more difficult to get an abortion in Wisconsin.