Todd Richmond, The Associated Press

Todd Richmond

The Associated Press

Madison, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Todd:

Wisconsin Democrats look to force clergy reports of sexual abuse learned in confession

Another bill would would erase the statute of limitations for people who were sexually abused as children to file civil lawsuits. → Read More

Hagedorn swearing-in this week on Wisconsin Supreme Court illustrates power of appointments

New justice shows how governors have used power to reshape Wisconsin courtrooms with like-minded appointees. → Read More

‘Unprecedented’ Midwest CWD meeting yields no new approaches

MADISON, Wis. — Midwestern wildlife officials wrapped up what was hailed as an unprecedented conference on chronic wasting disease Thursday without coming up with any new tactics for fighting the s… → Read More

Midwest wildlife officials meet to strategize chronic wasting disease response

MADISON, Wis. — Midwest wildlife officials gathered Wednesday to discuss how they might better combat chronic wasting disease, which has been spreading through the region’s deer herds with no end i… → Read More

Midwest wildlife officials discuss chronic wasting disease

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Midwest wildlife officials gathered Wednesday to discuss how they might better combat chronic wasting disease, which has been spreading among the region's deer herds. → Read More

Trump to tout trade, economy in formerly blue Wisconsin

President Donald Trump loves to reminisce about his upset Wisconsin win in the 2016 election after Democrat Hillary Clinton took the state for granted. → Read More

Trump to tout trade, economy in formerly blue Wisconsin

President Donald Trump loves to reminisce about his upset Wisconsin win in the 2016 election after Democrat Hillary Clinton took the state for granted. Once part of the Rust Belt's blue wall meant to keep Trump out of the White House, Wisconsin now counts as a pivotal state for the president' → Read More

Trump to tout trade, economy in formerly blue Wisconsin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump loves to reminisce about his upset Wisconsin win in the 2016 election after Democrat Hillary Clinton took the state for granted. He's determined not to make the same mistake himself. Once part of the Rust Belt's blue wall meant to keep Trump out of the White House, Wisconsin now counts as a pivotal state for the president's reelection chances in the view… → Read More

Trump to tout trade, economy in formerly blue Wisconsin

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump loves to reminisce about his upset Wisconsin win in the 2016 election after Democrat Hillary Clinton took the state for granted. He's determined not to make the same mistake himself. Once part of the Rust Belt's blue wall meant to keep Trump out of the White House, Wisconsin now counts as a pivotal state for the president's re-election chances in the view of… → Read More

Fuel makers launch ad criticizing Trump ethanol mandates

The ad claims that President Trump promised a "win-win energy policy for all Americans. But for small refineries, unchecked ethanol mandates are job killers, hurting the backbone of our manufacturing economy." It goes on to say: "President Trump, only you can fix this." → Read More

Fuel makers launch ad criticizing Trump ethanol mandates

An association representing oil refineries launched a television ad in four swing states Monday criticizing President Donald Trump's moves to expand the use of ethanol in gasoline. The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers' 30-second spot will run statewide through July in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Wisconsin. The group didn't immediately say how much it was spending on the buy.… → Read More

Wisconsin passes budget after Tesla proviso woos key senator

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Republicans passed a state budget Wednesday after winning a key legislator's support with a provision to allow Tesla to open dealerships in the state - a goal long pursued by the lawmaker, who sells rebuilt Tesla vehicles and parts. Sen. Chris Kapenga, a self-described "gearhead," acknowledged that he asked leadership to include the Tesla dealership language in the… → Read More

Tesla provision helps get Wisconsin legislator behind budget

Wisconsin Republicans won a key legislator's support for the state budget Wednesday after inserting provisions that allow Tesla to open dealerships in the state — a goal long pursued by the lawmaker, who is an enthusiast of the high-end electric cars. Sen. Chris Kapenga, a self-described "gearhead → Read More

Tesla provision helps get Wisconsin legislator behind budget

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Republicans won a key legislator's support for the state budget Wednesday after inserting provisions that allow electric car manufacturer Tesla to open dealerships in the state - a goal long pursued by the lawmaker, an enthusiast of the high-end electric cars. → Read More

Wisconsin passes budget after Tesla proviso woos key senator

Wisconsin Republicans were able to push through their budget when a key lawmaker signed on after legislation favorable to Tesla was added. → Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP's lame-duck laws

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's conservative-controlled Supreme Court on Friday upheld lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, handing Republican lawmakers a resounding victory. → Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP's lame-duck laws

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's conservative-controlled Supreme Court on Friday upheld lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, handing Republican lawmakers a resounding victory. The win was on procedural grounds only and the ruling isn't the end of the legal challenges. Two other challenges to the laws themselves and not the process used… → Read More

‘God flipped the switch’: Virginia teen walks in graduation ceremony after 5-month coma

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Portsmouth senior is beating the odds and doing something she dreamed of from her hospital bed: walk across the stage to receive her high school diploma. Tonasia “Nada” Edwards suffered a traumatic brain injury after a Chesapeake car crash in 2017. Nada was behind the wheel when she got into […] → Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP's lame-duck laws

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's conservative-controlled Supreme Court on Friday upheld lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, handing Republican lawmakers a resounding victory. A group of liberal-leaning organizations led by the League of Women Voters sued in January alleging the laws are invalid because legislators convened illegally to pass… → Read More

Finance committee OKs Republican road-funding plan

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans scrapped Gov. Tony Evers’ transportation budget Thursday and replaced it with a plan that would fund road work through a combination of title … → Read More