Legislative leaders float competing proposals for expected boost in state revenue

The latest revenue estimates give the guv and lawmakers an additional $451.9 million -- and maybe more -- to play with ahead of the...

Ebben joins race to challenge Kind

Republican Jessi Ebben, a public relations professional who lives in Eau Claire, announced today she plans to challenge longtime Dem Rep. Ron Kind in...

LFB: State to take in $818 million more in taxes through mid-2021

The state is now expected to take in an additional $818.2 million through mid-2021 than previously projected, driven largely by strong corporate tax collections,...
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DC Wrap: Senate passes USMCA

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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss what to do with a projected $450 surplus

The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, debate what to do with a projected $450 million surplus. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: Among Madison’s elite, racism has a subtle edge

Through my decades in town, but especially since my involvement in the Justified Anger movement born in the aftermath of the Rev. Alex Gee’s essay by that title in the Cap Times in late 2013, I have come to realize that African American-led initiatives in this city face greater scrutiny than do projects and programs led by whites.

Howard Marklein: Session recap and the State of the State

Despite the Governor’s criticism during the State of the State address on January 22, 2020, the legislature has been hard at work on bi-partisan, important legislation that solves problems.

Matthew Rothschild: Evers pushes nonpartisan redistricting

Gov. Tony Evers did the right thing in his State of the State Address by promoting nonpartisan redistricting. In doing so, he gave a boost to the grassroots activists all across the state who are building a powerful movement to ban gerrymandering.

James Wigderson: Bryan Kennedy throws a tantrum

If Kennedy and Sullivan were so incompetent that they couldn’t oversee the collection of nomination signatures by their campaigns, how does anyone expect either of them to run the largest county in the state?
  • Milk facing mounting competition from other beverages

    As U.S. dairy farmers struggle with low milk prices, other beverages are gaining a stronger foothold with American consumers.  “Almond milk is not the dairy industry’s largest competitor, and it’s absolutely not the only competitor,” said Jen Walsh, vice president of […]

  • Prescription drug price task force meeting focuses on pharmacy benefit managers

    A drug industry expert argued at a recent meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices that requiring greater supply chain transparency would benefit consumers. “What I would really like to know is for each drug, who’s making how much money?” […]

  • Medicare access improves cancer outcomes, study shows

    A recent study led by UW-Madison researchers shows how access to high-quality insurance such as Medicare can improve cancer outcomes and help patients live longer.  “Patients lacking access to affordable treatment may delay treatment due to cost, or delay diagnosis despite having […]

  • Dairy Innovation Hub supporting investments in robotics technology

    UW-Platteville is set to receive over $1.8 million annually from the state for the Dairy Innovation Hub, a cross-campus collaboration that includes UW-River Falls and UW-Madison.  According to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau summary of the Dairy Innovation Hub, funds provided for the first year […]

  • Farm groups, manufacturers hailing USMCA Senate passage as major victory

    Farm groups and manufacturers in the state are hailing Senate passage of the USMCA as a major victory.  The United States Mexico Canada Agreement passed the U.S. Senate this week with support from both of Wisconsin’s senators. U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin voted in favor of […]

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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss what to do with a projected $450 surplus

The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, debate what to do with a projected $450 million surplus. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss the Legislature’s election-year agenda

With lawmakers back, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, look at the election-year agenda for the Legislature.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ preview the Iowa Democratic caucuses

While the political scene churns in Washington, D.C., the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, offer a heads-up on the Democratic presidential hopefuls seeking votes in the Iowa caucuses February 3.

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‘Rewind’: Your Week in Review for Jan. 24

On this week's episode, the AP’s Scott Bauer and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Tony Evers’ State of the State initiatives, the state’s higher tax collections and more.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 17

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss legal rulings in the voter list case, results of the latest Marquette University Law School Poll, President Trump’s visit to Milwaukee, legislative Republicans’ criminal justice reform package and more.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 10

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross discuss a package unveiled this week to address water quality issues, the latest on a lawsuit over deactivating registrations for voters who may have moved and the presidential primary ballot.
  • WisBusiness: The Show with American Provenance and Fiveable

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights leaders of two young companies that presented at the recent Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium, American Provenance of Mount Horeb and Fiveable of Milwaukee. Also, Liz Schrum presents Tech Metrics, which chart key indicators and […]

  • WisBusiness: the Show with Ryan Weber of Great North Labs

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” features an interview with Ryan Weber of Great North Labs, an early stage investment fund who will talk about how close the Midwest is to having an early stage investment hub.  Also, the show features an interview with Chandra […]

  • “WisBusiness.com: The Show” with John Zeratsky, developer of the Google Sprint process

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” features an interview with tech designer John Zeratsky, developer of the Google Sprint process, who will talk about the concept of “redesigning” time. Also, Liz Schrum presents Tech Metrics, which chart key indicators and […]

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Church denounces effort to impeach Trump in latest TV ad

Republican Jason Church’s latest TV ad in his bid for the 7th CD denounces the effort to impeach President Trump as “a circus trying...
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Church say Iranian Gen. Soleimani ‘had it coming’ in latest TV ad

GOP 7th CD candidate Jason Church’s latest TV ad praises President Trump for the killing of Iranian Gen Qassem Soleimani, saying “he had it...
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Tiffany in first TV ad: Shoveling manure great training to help Trump clean up...

In the first TV ad of his bid for the 7th CD, Republican Tom Tiffany says growing up on a farm and shoveling manure...

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