Penterman declares victory in 37th AD after canvasses show no changes in 16-vote lead

William Penterman told today he has declared victory in the GOP primary for the 37th Assembly District after the county cavasses confirmed his...
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Joint Finance approves budget after adding $3.4 billion tax cut

The Joint Finance Committee voted along party lines Thursday to approve a state budget after adding a $3.4 billion tax cut. But more than $200...
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... ‘The Insiders’ weigh in on the GOP’s state budget proposal

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, weigh in on the GOP version of the biennial budget and debate how Gov. Tony Evers should react.

Paul Fanlund: Until democracy is safe, politics as usual must be secondary

Republicans like Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan fighting pro-Donald Trump forces deserve emphatic support from the left. Given the stakes, ideological differences pale in comparison.

Dan O’Donnell: Republicans’ proposed tax cuts a boon to Wisconsin’s economy

With an unprecedented $5.87 billion budget surplus expected by the end of the upcoming biennium, Legislative Republicans’ proposal for a $3.4 billion tax cut makes perfect sense … which is why Governor Evers will almost certainly veto it.

WEDC looking to ramp up tax credit revocation following audit

WEDC officials say they’re looking to pick up the pace on revoking tax credits from businesses that fail to meet the terms...

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...

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 18

On this week's episode of "Rewind,"'s JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss the Joint Finance Committee wrapping up work on the state budget, policing bills headed to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk and the push from two Assembly Republicans for an Arizona-style audit of Wisconsin’s November 2020 election.

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On this week's episode of "Rewind,"'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.

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Marquette University will require student vaccinations while UW schools will not

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