WisOpinion

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 1

On this week’s episode of WisconsinEye’s “Rewind,” WisPolitics’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the Joint Finance Committee releasing nearly $32 million to the Universities of Wisconsin for workforce development, the status of legislation to address PFAS contamination, pending legislation as the Legislature prepares to wrap up the session, the U.S. Senate race and more.

WisOpinion: ‘The Insiders’ discuss Hovde’s U.S. Senate bid

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, discuss the candidacy rollout for Eric Hovde, a Republican seeking to unseat Dem U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership.

Capitol Chats: Assembly Corrections Committee Chair Schraa on high vacancy rates, aging prisons

In this week’s Capitol Chats podcast, Assembly Corrections Committee Chair Michael Schraa, R-Oshkosh, talks about some of the most pressing issues facing the Wisconsin’s prisons. He talks about what it will take to continue driving security staff vacancy rates down and how likely it is a longterm push to replace maximum security prisons from the 19th century in Waupun and Green Bay with one newer facility. He also briefly touches on what’s to come from his committee.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 23

On this week’s episode of WisconsinEye’s “Rewind,” WisPolitics’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the Ethics Commission allegations of an illegal campaign finance scheme involving a state lawmaker, county parties and the Trump campaign to benefit a pro-Trump candidate challenging Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester; Gov. Tony Evers’ approval of new legislative maps; Planned Parenthood’s petition to the state Supreme Court on abortion, the latest action in the state Legislature, Republican Eric Hovde’s entrance into the U.S. Senate race and more.