Budget BLOG

Republicans ask Evers to prioritize schools offering in-person instruction with $20.8 million in federal funding

GOP lawmakers today asked Gov. Tony Evers to prioritize schools that have offered in-person instruction with $20.8 million in federal funding that the governor...

State superintendent candidates clash over vouchers, leadership on ‘UpFront’

In a weekend TV appearance, the candidates for state schools superintendent clashed over voucher schools and their own district leadership during the pandemic. Deborah Kerr,...
Budget BLOG

Lincoln Hills wouldn’t close until ‘24 under Evers budget

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget doesn’t envision closing the state’s troubled youth prisons in northern Wisconsin until after a new juvenile facility in Milwaukee would...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 26

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss Gov. Tony Evers’ capital budget, the special session bill on unemployment insurance, GOP bills on absentee voting and more.

John Torinus: Amidst double-barreled crisis, give Tommy an extension

We are right in the middle of two “wars” – one the biggest public health battle in the history of the state, the other a deep fiscal crisis for the state and therefore for the university, too. Tommy is fully engaged in both monumental crises. It’s just not a good time to bring in a newcomer.

Bill Kaplan: Democratic-led House passes COVID-19 relief

On Saturday morning the Democratic-led House passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) 219-212 along party lines.

Rick Esenberg and Daniel Lennington: Evers’ COVID-19 executive orders have highlighted flaws in Wisconsin...

The time is now to reform Wisconsin’s antiquated emergency-powers laws and provide meaningful protections for our basic freedoms.

Baldwin, Gallagher introduce bill to support women in trucking

Dem U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher are introducing legislation in their respective houses to support women in...

Biz leader urges cooperation to help state’s economy weather COVID

Cooperation between people and businesses will lift Wisconsin’s economy out of the pandemic stronger than it was before, says Madison Region Economic...

Ending tariffs could improve competition with China

Trade experts said eliminating or reducing tariffs would improve competition between the U.S. and China.  Former President Trump’s relationship...

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State superintendent candidates butt heads on ‘UpFront’

Today's Midday podcast covers the candidates for state schools superintendent clash over voucher schools and their own district leadership during the pandemic In an...

Laid-off Wisconsinites again in line for extra week of unemployment after guv signs UI...

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers' special session bill to overhaul the UI computer system allowing Wisconsinites laid off since Feb. 7 to...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 26

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss Gov. Tony Evers’ capital budget, the special session bill on unemployment insurance, GOP bills on absentee voting and more.

Senate bills would create new sexual assault kit processing timeline

Today's Midday podcast covers Senate bills that would require the Department of Justice to establish a tracking system for sexual assault kits and create...

Wisconsin to open four more vaccination clinics within next two months

Today's Midday podcast covers new vaccination clinics to be located in La Crosse, Racine and Marathon counties. The fourth is split between Douglas and...

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