Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 21

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross discuss Tuesday's primary results, the state Supreme Court race, the GOP's tax cut and "Tougher on Crime" bills headed to the governor, along with other actions from the Legislature this week.

Pence to visit Wisconsin March 5

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence are to visit Onalaska March 5 for a Women For Trump event. The two are also to participate...
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Assembly approves new steps to address PFAS, Dems say doesn’t go far enough

The state Assembly early Friday approved legislation that would create additional steps to address PFAS contamination. But the legislation didn’t go as far as two...
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Assembly passes DNC bar hour expansion bill with amendment appealing to Senate skeptics

The state Assembly on Thursday approved a pared-back bill to extend closing time for bars by two hours until 4 a.m. during the Democratic...

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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ analyze key races following Tuesday’s primary

With results in hand from the February primary, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, look ahead to the Supreme Court race, Milwaukee-area contests, and the Dem presidential primary on April 7. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.
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‘Meeting in Middle America’ featuring Reps. Vining & Neylon

"Meeting in Middle America," with Steven Olikara, founder and president of the Millennial Action Project, features host Steven Olikara interviewing millennial Wisconsin legislators Rep. Robyn Vining, D-Wauwatosa, and Adam Neylon, R-Pewaukee, about recent meetings aimed at bridging political differences to improve the Wisconsin economy, each legislator's personal history, and issues important to younger voters.

Paul Fanlund: Will we repeat the false equivalency nightmare of 2016?

For those who suffer every day from Donald Trump’s influence on our once recognizable nation, there is this solace. Trump appears even more miserable than we are. That was my central takeaway from the meticulous chronological account of his presidency by a pair of Pulitzer-winning Washington Post reporters. Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker talked to more than 200 sources for their book, “A Very Stable Genius,” playing off Trump’s revealing self-description.

Dave Zweifel: When will Republicans learn how to manage the state’s money?

Rather than use a larger than expected surplus to restore some of the funding they took away from Wisconsin public schools during Scott Walker's reign, they decided to give $250 million back to the taxpayers who, they insisted, would know better how to spend the money than the government.

Howard Marklein: 22 Marklein bills receive votes, 8 move to the governor

The State Senate and the Assembly were both in session this week. Collectively, we considered 236 legislative proposals related to topics that span the...
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    Downtown Milwaukee businesses are bringing on extra staff and investing in upgrades in preparation for this summer’s Democratic National Convention.  Still, business leaders at a recent panel discussion hosted by the Milwaukee Business Journal emphasized that many questions remain less […]

  • Fiveable dropping paywall for test prep materials

    A Milwaukee-based AP test prep and social learning company called Fiveable is making its online content free to students for the first time.  Company leaders announced Wednesday the site’s paywall is being lifted in hopes of reaching more students. They’ve set a goal of 100,000 […]

  • State of the Tribes highlights opioid epidemic

    Forest County Potawatomi Chairman Ned Daniels is praising legislators for their efforts to address the opioid epidemic. But Daniels in yesterday’s State of the Tribes address also acknowledged there is still much more to do. And he urged lawmakers to “not give complacency a home” […]

  • Miller Park has $2.5 billion economic impact, study shows

    A new study shows the Milwaukee Brewers and Miller Park have had a $2.5 billion economic impact in Wisconsin over the past two decades, including $1.6 billion in direct spending. “Being a ‘major league city’ makes a difference not just in civic pride, but also in terms of our […]

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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ analyze key races following Tuesday’s primary

With results in hand from the February primary, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, look ahead to the Supreme Court race, Milwaukee-area contests, and the Dem presidential primary on April 7. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ analyze major races in Tuesday’s elections

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala & Jensen, analyze big races in Tuesday's elections, including the 7th Congressional District GOP primary and races that will narrow...
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss Senate GOP efforts to win a veto-proof majority

With the announcement of Dem state Sen. Dave Hansen's plan to retire, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider its effect on state GOP plans to win the seat and gain a veto-proof legislative majority.

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 21

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross discuss Tuesday's primary results, the state Supreme Court race, the GOP's tax cut and "Tougher on Crime" bills headed to the governor, along with other actions from the Legislature this week.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 14

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the Assembly GOP’s tax cut plan, JFC action on youth prison funding, the Assembly’s package to help farmers, a look at Tuesday’s primary election and more.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 7

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the guv’s call for $252 million from the surplus to go to schools, the controversy over legislation to create a statutory framework to address sexual assault test kits and the fallout from the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee firing two execs.
  • WisBusiness: The Show with Derek Riley and Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights two computer scientists – Derek Riley, director of the computer science program at the Milwaukee School of Engineering and Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau chairman of the department of computer sciences at UW-Madison. Also, Liz […]

  • WisBusiness: The Show with Darcy Luoma

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Darcy Luoma, consultant and performance coach and the featured speaker at the Wisconsin Women’s Reception in Madison. Also, Laura Kaiser presents Tech Metrics, which chart the top 10 growth centers outside of the East […]

  • WisBusiness: The Show with American Provenance and Fiveable

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights leaders of two young companies that presented at the recent Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium, American Provenance of Mount Horeb and Fiveable of Milwaukee. Also, Liz Schrum presents Tech Metrics, which chart key indicators and […]

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American Bridge announces new $1 million buy in Wisconsin

American Bridge today announced a new $1 million buy in Wisconsin as it continues to try undercutting President Trump’s support among those who voted...
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Karofsky launches first TV ad in state Supreme Court race

Jill Karofsky launched her first TV ad today, saying she’s running for the state Supreme Court “to stop corruption.” Karofsky’s campaign says the ad is...
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U.S. Chamber launches TV buy praising Tiffany ahead of 7th CD primary

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced a new TV ad praising 7th CD GOP candidate Tom Tiffany for supporting the timber industry. The group...

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