Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 22

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Tony Evers' plans to spend CARES Act money, absentee ballots and the state crime lab.

More than 385K private-sector jobs lost in Wisconsin as unemployment rate soars to 14.1%

The state's unemployment rate soared to 14.1 percent in April, reaching a level not seen since the Great Depression. According to a release from the...

Elections Commission holds off on deciding whether to mail absentee ballot requests to some registered voters

The state Elections Commission is punting on a proposal that would mail some registered voters an absentee ballot request. That’s one of three proposals to...
DC Wrap

DC Wrap: Pocan says Baldwin as VP would make Wisconsin an “absolute win” for Biden

In the latest DC Wrap, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan tells WisPolitics.com if Joe Biden picks U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin to serve as vice president, it would make Wisconsin an "absolute win" for the presumptive Dem nominee in November.

Biden slams Trump’s COVID-19 response in Wisconsin virtual events

Presumptive Dem presidential nominee Joe Biden today slammed President Trump's response to COVID-19, saying it has been marked by "denials, delays, distraction, and bald-faced...

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss Trump and Evers’ poll numbers amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala & Jensen, debate how President Trump's poll numbers keep constant despite the coronavirus and Gov. Tony Evers' superior numbers when it comes to pandemic leadership.

Paul Fanlund: Tony Evers takes on his Wisconsin coronavirus policy critics

In an interview, the governor says the state was effectively balancing public safety and the economy in its COVID-19 response when a reckless state Supreme Court intruded and the Republican Legislature ended negotiations.

Scott Walker: Even as coronavirus rages, we must not forget that addiction kills hundreds...

While Americans work together to defeat the deadly coronavirus pandemic, we can’t afford to lose sight of another ongoing epidemic that we were just starting to get under control when the invisible enemy reached our shores. We must continue to be vigilant in the fight against addiction.

LaKeshia Myers: Where do we go from here?

Where is the Republican plan post “Safer at Home”?

Andrew Petersen: UW System engaging stakeholders on ‘Blueprint’

The status quo is not sustainable, and reviewing reforms to drive efficiency, strengthen our online services, and showcase the distinctiveness of our universities will be a priority. The Blueprint is intended to set the table for discussion about our long-term future.

Ola Lisowski: Facing COVID challenges, UW System eyes efficiency, specialization

Noting that every campus cannot be “all things to all people,” changes are coming for comprehensive universities
  • Safety4Her aims to provide the right clothing for women in the trades

    Safety4Her was founded by Melissa Gaglione, who saw a need and opportunity for women’s clothing in the towing and trucking industry. With the trucking, towing and manufacturing industry employing more than 5 million women and a growth rate of 22 percent annually, she decided it was time for […]

  • Gentueri Inc. to develop COVID-19 oral testing kits

    Gentueri Inc. contributes 55,000 COVID-19 testing kits a week to the state’s lab capacity and is developing new testing kits that can be used in the workplace. Gentueri’s main business is working with laboratories to improve result quality and lab efficiency by advancing collection, […]

  • UW Professor to develop rapid COVID-19 test for large institutions

    A professor in the UW-Madison Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David O’Connor, is working to develop a COVID-19 test to be used in institutions such as nursing homes or large workplaces. O’Connor was a panelist in the Wisconsin Alumni and Research Foundation’s […]

  • Ag processing plants facing pandemic disruptions

    Agricultural processing plants of all kinds are facing issues caused by the pandemic, leading to disruptions in supply chains for many agricultural industries. Dairy, meat and other ag industries are facing issues at the processing level of the supply chain with plants facing a need to change many […]

  • Bizzy Bizzy’s ‘assembly line’ approach makes building a website a one-day project

    Building a brand-new website is often a painstakingly long process. But with the help of the developers at Wisconsin-based startup Bizzy Bizzy, the process can be done in just one day. Using traditional methods, the website development process can take anywhere from a few weeks to months until the […]

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The Insiders

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss Trump and Evers’ poll numbers amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala & Jensen, debate how President Trump's poll numbers keep constant despite the coronavirus and Gov. Tony Evers' superior numbers when it comes to pandemic leadership.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate the Supreme Court decision against Evers’ stay-at-home order

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, issue their own opinions about the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling against the Evers administration's stay-at-home order that split conservatives on the high court. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss how local governments will cope with plummeting revenue amid COVID-19...

With state tax revenues plummeting and many small businesses on the brink of failure, the WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, examine how state and local governments will cope during the pandemic.

Rewind

Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 22

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Tony Evers' plans to spend CARES Act money, absentee ballots and the state crime lab.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 15

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the state Supreme Court's ruling against the Evers administration's stay-at-home order, results from the Marquette Law School Poll and GOP Sen. Tom Tiffany's win in the 7th CD special election.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 8

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the latest on the Supreme Court challenge to the Evers administration’s stay-at-home extension, expanded COVID-19 testing, dropping state revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic and UW System President Ray Cross’ call for campuses to cut costs. 
  • WisBusiness: The Show with investor Cindy Bohlen

    MADISON, Wis. – The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Cindy Bohlen, a financial analyst with Riverwater Partners, a Milwaukee-based social investment firm. Also, Liz Schrum presents Tech Metrics, which chart key indicators and events in the […]

  • 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 […]

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Priorities USA ads accuse Trump of downplaying COVID-19

The Dem PAC Priorities USA is out with a new TV ad knocking President Trump for downplaying the threat of COVID-19. The ad charges...

Priorities USA ad campaign targets Trump’s environmental record

Priorities USA is launching a series of new ads in Wisconsin targeting President Trump's environmental record. The new campaign, released with the League of Conservation...
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Pro-Trump super PAC targets Biden on China

The pro-Trump super PAC America First is out with a new ad knocking presumptive Dem presidential nominee Joe Biden on China. The spot is part...

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