Assembly passes bill expanding school voucher eligibility

-- The Assembly passed in a 60-36 vote a bill that would qualify more students for school vouchers.   The bill, now in the Senate, would...

Assembly passes bill requiring the national anthem be played at certain sporting events

The Assembly has passed a bill requiring the playing or singing of the national anthem at sporting events where at least some taxpayer money...

Assembly passes joint resolution calling for Constitutional Convention

The Assembly today passed nearly along party lines a joint resolution calling for a convention of the states for amendments to the U.S. Constitution...

Senate approves banning ballot harvesting, barring clerks from adding missing info to absentee ballot envelopes

The Senate signed off on barring local clerks from filling in missing information absentee ballot envelopes and explicitly banning ballot harvesting as part of...

LaKeshia Myers: The miseducation of Wisconsin Republicans

In the state of Wisconsin our budget shows the people of the state what our leaders value—and with the latest actions by the Republican-led Joint Finance Committee, I’d venture to say they don’t value the people of this state very much.

James Wigderson: Wisconsin GOP congressmen silent on Cheney vote

The silence of Wisconsin Republicans prior to Wednesday's vote is especially notable given Gallagher's previous statements of support for Cheney.

Dave Zweifel: Don’t let GOP lawmakers off the hook for propagating the ‘Big Lie’

Those responsible for the insurrection shouldn't be allowed to fade into the dustbin of history, as though nothing at all had happened.

State apprenticeship navigators help connect people to jobs

The Department of Workforce Development has created five new positions called apprenticeship navigators to help Wisconsinites find open opportunities. 

State to set new record for outdoor recreation in 2021

Wisconsin is on pace to break its 2019 record for outdoor recreation-related economic activity this year. Since the start...

May 20: ‘Summer Tourism Outlook: How will Wisconsin take advantage of a post-pandemic visitor...

After more than a year of what felt like hibernation, a COVID-19 vaccine is giving people hope for brighter days -- and...

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Half of Wisconsin’s House delegates push for nearly $150M in earmark projects

Today's Midday podcast covers four members of Wisconsin's House delegation requesting nearly $150 million in earmarks since both national party caucuses agreed to bring...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 7

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss the Joint Finance Committee removing more than 380 items from Gov. Tony Evers’ budget, the guv’s appointees gaining the majority on several state boards, Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Milwaukee and more.

State begins local targeting of COVID-19 vaccinations

Today's Midday podcast covers vaccinations starting to slow and local county health departments beginning “hand-to-hand combat” to reach herd immunity. For more of the...

Tourism industry faces labor shortage

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin’s tourism hubs, which are expecting a flood of visitors to enjoy the state’s recreation, food and event offerings. But...

Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities talk future of police reform

Today's Midday podcast covers Assembly co-chairs of the task force just released recommendations for improving policing and racial justice in Wisconsin. They say lawmakers...

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