The chair of a Minnesota Senate committee that oversees the Department of Human Services told the agency's acting head Tuesday that she or her successor need to figure out how they'll repay the federal government for $25 million in apparent overpayments to two tribes for substance abuse treatment programs, and not come to the Legislature to ask for more money.
Wisconsin Republicans who continue to largely dismiss Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' call to pass gun safety legislation introduced a series of bills Tuesday designed to bolster mental health services in the state, a move they said was not in response to recent mass shootings.
Wisconsin elections officials scaled back a plan Tuesday to buy scores of new loaner computers for local clerks using outdated systems open to cyberattacks, saying the proposal is too expensive when they don't have a firm grasp on how many clerks really need new computers.
Over and over, Michigan environmental regulators sounded alarms as they reviewed a proposed large, open-pit ore mine in the Upper Peninsula near the Menominee River, prized for walleye fishing and a major tributary to Lake Michigan.