Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel on officer-involved shooting in Madison: Wisconsin Department of Justice working to complete investigation; working with Tony Robinson's family and 'provided them with as much information as possible without jeopardizing the quality and integrity of the investigation' - statement
Editor's note: The right-to-work bill passed by Wisconsin lawmakers bans labor contracts requiring workers to pay union fees, the Journal Sentinel reports. The controversial bill was approved after 24 hours of debate in the state Assembly. State Democrats say the bill is an attack on workers, and Republicans say the bill would help businesses and is about freedom for workers. - Stephanie
Wisconsin /wɪsˈkɒnsən/ is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state comprises 72 counties.
Wisconsin's geography is diverse, with the Northern Highland and Western Upland along with a part of the Central Plain occupying the western part of the state and lowlands stretching to the shore of Lake Michigan. Wisconsin is second to Michigan in the length of its Great Lakes coastline.
Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland" because it is one of the nation's leading dairy producers, particularly famous for cheese. Manufacturing and tourism are also major contributors to the state's economy.