The Legislature's budget committee approves freezing tuition at UW colleges for two years and cutting $152 million in funds from the next budget.
The budget committee also rejects, in a 10-6 vote, a proposal from Gov. Scott Walker to exempt rent-to-own businesses from the state's consumer protection laws.
Staff at the UW report eight koi fish were stolen from a pond in Botany Gardens. The fish, some of which have lived in the pond for 10 years, are together valued at $1,600.
The Associated Press reports that UW officials seek exemption from a state open records law in order to keep research data private until the information is published or patented.
Dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger is acquitted on three of four charges he faced for selling raw milk in Sauk County.
State Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) proposes eliminating several tax credits in exchange for reducing income tax rates for all Wisconsinites. The cuts - combined with those proposed by Gov. Walker - would total $770 million.
Compiled, in part, from local media.