Latest updates from the Battle of Wisconsin is the Badger State's outlet for the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity Watchdog state-level news and investigative reporting.

Here's a roundup of's latest reports from Madison and around the state:

Gov. Scott Walker is not backing down in his effort to close the state's yawning budget gap and bring the exceptionally generous public employee compensation in line with that received by Wisconsin taxpayers.

Wisconsin Senate Republicans may not need at least one Democrat to pass Walker budget after all.

Political analysts claim they were unaware during the 2010 campaign that Republican Walker planned to challenge Wisconsin's powerful public employee unions head on.

What is a reasonable work accommodation?

Employees with disabilities may have more options than ever before

‘We need a place to take a shower and feel welcomed’

Tenderloin linkage center opens one month after Mayor Breed’s emergency declaration

100 years of the San Francisco Opera

Centennial season opens with world premiere of ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ by John Adams