Budget BLOG

Budget committee approves money for state employee raises, boost for some prison guards

The Joint Finance Committee approved a package Thursday that would provide the funding for state employees to get raises of 2 percent in each...
Budget BLOG

JFC Republicans propose $3.4B tax cut

The $3.4 billion tax package the Joint Finance Committee plans to take up later today would put more into K-12 education and tech colleges...
DC Wrap

DC Wrap: Bill to make Juneteenth national holiday clears Congress sans Tiffany’s vote

Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly: https://forms.gle/YLYZtJWHPSt24HhZ7 Quotes of the...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly votes along party lines to push back redrawing city council, county board boundaries

The Assembly passed along party lines a bill today that would delay redrawing of boundaries for city councils and county boards until just before...

Ruth Conniff: The perverse stinginess of the Wisconsin GOP

Turning plenty into scarcity

Abbi Debelack: Elmbrook School Board tables controversial equity non-negotiables that resemble critical race theory

Elmbrook parents speak up to earn major victory but wary critical race theory is already in the classroom.

Dan Shafer: Does Milwaukee want to widen I-94?

At this crucial moment for this project — and for infrastructure in America, more broadly — what do highway expansion opponents in Milwaukee and Wisconsin have to say?

Morgridge Institute virologist shares COVID-era lessons for overcoming the next pandemic

Morgridge Institute for Research Virology Director Paul Ahlquist identifies both research advancements and social science as the key to tackling the next...

UK-US trade could benefit state ag industry

Post-Brexit, the U.K. is writing its own trade agreements that could benefit Wisconsin agriculture. The pandemic’s disruption of the...

Panel: Badger Fund shows private-public funds can lift minority-owned startups

Since its launch in 2015, the Badger Fund of Funds has invested over $3 million in 25 Wisconsin companies with the goal...

Latest Video & Audio

Immigration reform could mean big changes for Wisconsin

Today's Midday podcast covers various aspects of immigration reform as lawmakers in Congress battle over what to do with those already in the country,...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 11

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss the state's $4.4 billion budget windfall, the Joint Finance Committee's progress on the state budget, Gov. Tony Evers' reelection announcement and a state Supreme Court ruling that local health officials don't have the power to close schools.

Update on Wisconsin National Guard role throughout the pandemic

Today's Midday podcast covers a variety of roles Wisconsin National Guard soldiers filled throughout the pandemic. From administering more COVID-19 tests than any other...

Marquette University will require student vaccinations while UW schools will not

Today's Midday podcast covers student vaccination requirements for Marquette University and the UW System. Marquette students will be required to get vaccinated by August,...

Gov. Evers announces reelection bid as Republicans mount opposition

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers' announcement he will run for a second term using many of the same campaign pillars that won...

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