Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 21

On this week's episode, Wisconsin Public Radio's Shawn Johnson and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Patrick Marley discuss the Supreme Court's decision to uphold lame-duck laws, the state budget, the Assembly’s passage of bills on homelessness and Lincoln Hills deadline, and more.

Divided Supreme Court sides with GOP lawmakers in lame-duck lawsuit

A split state Supreme Court today upheld the Legislature's power to meet in extraordinary session and rejected a challenge to the actions Republicans took...
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Online tax bill designed to lower income taxes clears Assembly

The Assembly today also approved a measure that would use additional sales tax revenue collected from online retailers to lower income tax rates. The bill...
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Assembly signs off on transportation package

The Assembly today approved four measures from the so-called Road to Sustainability package authored by Rep. Joe Sanfelippo: *AB 273 would offer ways for...

Press Releases

John Nichols: A lawless court OKs legislative lawbreaking

The four justices who sided with the Legislature in the lawsuit over last year's extraordinary session did not act as “originalists” or “constitutional conservatives.” Rather, they rejected the original intent of the drafters of the state Constitution in order to permit legislative lawbreaking.

George Mitchell: Abrahamson has a secret

We learned Friday that Abrahamson has watched quietly throughout her decades-long tenure as Wisconsin legislators acted, time and again in her opinion, outside the limits of the state’s constitution.

David Blaska: Yet another Dane County lower court ruling, overturned

Who are the partisans on the court? We nominate Justices Rebecca Dallet, Ann Walsh Bradley and Shirley Abrahamson.
Donald Trump in Wisconsin

Bill Kaplan: Moore, Pocan mistaken on impeachment

There has never been a magic solution to the existential threat that Trump poses. Not impeachment, the Twenty-fifth Amendment or lawsuits. Only winning the 2020 presidential election will work.

Kelly Ruh: Johnson is right, Mexican border deal is a brilliant victory for Trump

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is right: the deal the Trump administration inked with Mexico is a brilliant win, made possible only by the President’s promise to take real action.

Study shows impact of digital medicine platform

New research from Cleveland Clinic and Propellor Health finds the Madison company’s digital medicine platform reduced hospital visits for patients with respiratory diseases. In a...

Research contract bill clears Assembly committee

A bill to expedite the research contract review process at UW-Madison has cleared an Assembly committee with support from the Wisconsin Technology Council and...

Hemp businesses on the rise in Wisconsin, lawmaker says

Hemp-related businesses are on the rise in Wisconsin, following the state’s first growing season for the crop in more than 60 years.   That’s according to...

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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ evaluate funding for schools, special education in the JFC’s budget

With GOP legislators poised to pass their version of the biennial budget, WisOpinion Insiders Chvala and Jensen evaluate funding for schools and special education. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate Republicans’ decision to turn down federal Medicaid expansion

As GOP legislators ready their budget for a floor vote, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, debate the decision to turn down federal Medicaid expansion. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ review the JFC Republicans’ UW System budget plan

As the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee works through the budget, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, offer mixed reviews on the committee's budget plan for the UW System. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 14

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the Joint Finance Committee’s final actions on the budget, the guv bringing back the pardon process and the state Supreme Court’s latest rulings in the lame-duck lawsuits.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 7

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the latest from the Joint Finance Committee, Senate votes on abortion bills and Ben Wikler’s election as state Dem chair.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 31

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the latest on Joint Finance Committee actions and Justice Daniel Kelly announcing plans to run for a full 10-year term, as well as a look ahead to the Dem state convention.

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WisBusiness: The Show – Tim Donohue of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” features an interview with Tim Donohue, director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, which is creating...
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WisBusiness: The Show – Sean Roberts of code.org

This episode of WisBusiness.com "The Show" features an interview with Sean Roberts, director of state government affairs for code.org, a national group working in...
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WisBusiness: The Show – Renee Bemis of Driftless Glen Distillery

This episode of "WisBusiness.com: The Show" features an interview with Renee Bemis of Driftless Glen Distillery, who talks about Wisconsin's emerging trend of small...

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New Neubauer TV ad says state needs court ‘there for the people’

In her closing ad of the race, Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer says the state needs a court “that is there for the people.” The...
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Greater Wisconsin hits Hagedorn in two new TV ads

The Greater Wisconsin Committee is hitting conservative Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn with two TV ads that accuse him of trying to “turn back...
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Greater Wisconsin hits Hagedorn on abortion in new TV ad

The Greater Wisconsin Political Fund targets Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn on abortion in its latest TV ad, calling him “extreme” in his position. The...

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