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FRI PM Update: Political Stock Report; Ethics Commission administrator wants agency investigation to clear...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers POLITICAL STOCK REPORT --A collection of insider opinion-- (Dec. 16-22, 2017) Rising Paul Ryan: The House speaker pushes aside speculation about his future...

FRI News Summary: Senate panel OKs Doe leak investigation expansion; Truax Field selected as...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** VOTE FOR TOP WISPOLITICOS, ADS OF 2017 WisPolitics.com will again hand out its annual awards for the top Democratic...

FRI AM Update: Ethics Commission meeting to discuss call for administrator to resign; weekly...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Ethics Commission is meeting this morning to discuss a call from...

THU PM Update: GOP-run Senate panel gives Schimel go-ahead to further investigate defunct GAB;...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- A GOP-run Senate committee today voted to give AG Brad Schimel the go-ahead to conduct an...

THU News Summary: Soglin likely to enter guv’s race; Vos on transpo funding, Doe...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Jan. 30: WisPolitics Luncheon with Kevin Nicholson Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at the Madison Club, 5 East Wilson St.,...

THU AM Update: Fitzgerald seeks expanded investigation into Doe probes

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Senate Org Committee is voting today by paper ballot on a...

WED PM Update: Vos: No demand in caucus to impose fee schedule in workers’...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he doesn't see a crisis in the state's workers comp program...

WED News Summary: Fitzgerald, Vukmir on Doe probes; Senate passes tax bill, House to...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Feb. 6: WisPolitics Luncheon with Mahlon Mitchell Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at the Madison Club, 5 East Wilson St., Madison,...

WED AM Update: Neubauer, Gundrum win Assembly primaries; Jarchow, Schachtner win primaries in 10th...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Dem Greta Neubauer will be unopposed next month for Racine's 66th AD,...

TUE PM Update: Vukmir suggests jail time for John Doe email sweep

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Sen. Leah Vukmir said today those responsible for broad email sweeps unveiled in the John Doe...

TUE News Summary: Walker touts elimination of state property tax; John Doe leak probe;...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers STORY TOPICS - White house - 2018 governor campaign - State government - Federal government - Local government - Agribusiness - Courts - Demographics - Economy - Education - Elections -...

TUE AM Update: Polls open in special election primaries

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Polls are open in three special elections for primaries that will determine...

MON PM Update: AG Sessions: Eastern District will get two new prosecutors to combat...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Milwaukee today announced the Eastern District of Wisconsin will get...

Mon News Summary: Walker mum on whether Ethics, Elections commission administrators should resign; Heifetz...

 MON News Summary -- 18 Dec. 2017 Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers - DO NOT FORWARD Access the mobile version of the News Summary: https://www.wispolitics.com/category/subscribers-only/news-summary/ **************************************** Dec. 19: WisPolitics...

MON AM Update: Walker plans stops in Appleton, St. Francis; Heifetz joins Michael Best...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker and DOT Secretary Dave Ross will be in in...

FRI REPORT: Eschewing tradition, Supreme Court candidate Burns openly shares political views

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Eschewing tradition, Supreme Court candidate Burns openly shares political...

Dems vying for 66th AD share similar views, highlight different backgrounds

DEMS VYING FOR 66TH AD SHARE SIMILAR VIEWS, HIGHLIGHT DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS The two Dem candidates vying for the 66th AD in Racine both say they...

Walker mum on whether ethics, elections commission adimistrators should resign

WALKER MUM ON WHETHER ETHICS, ELECTIONS COMMISSION ADMINISTRATORS SHOULD RESIGN Gov. Scott Walker today repeatedly declined to weigh in on whether the administrators at the...

Eschewing tradition, Supreme Court candidate Burns openly shares political views

ESCHEWING TRADITION, SUPREME COURT CANDIDATE BURNS OPENLY SHARES POLITICAL VIEWS After the state Department of Justice released its report on the leak of John Doe...

FRI AM Update: Vos, Fitzgerald urge Ethics, Elections Commission administrators to resign

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald urged two...

THU PM Update: Ryan dismisses reports that he’ll retire next year

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not leaving Congress anytime soon amid multiple media reports this week...

Commission taking a ‘blank slate’ approach to overhauling the state’s school funding formula

Co-chairs of a commission tasked with overhauling the state’s school funding formula say they’re taking a “blank slate” approach to the job. Commission heads Rep....

New polling memo shows Nicholson has an edge in GOP U.S. Senate primary

Kevin Nicholson’s campaign today released a polling memo suggesting he has an early edge in the GOP U.S. Senate primary. The poll was conducted Dec....

THU News Summary: Walker touts property tax cuts; DOJ Doe leak probe; Cap Times...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Dec. 19: WisPolitics Luncheon with Senate candidate Leah Vukmir Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at the Madison Club, 5 East...

THU AM Update: Senate committee to hold hearing on bill that would roll back...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- A Senate committee is holding a public hearing this morning on a...

WED PM Update: Hintz declines comment on Zepnick after Assembly Dems meet in closed...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz late this afternoon declined comment on Rep. Josh Zepnick's standing with...

Schimel unsure if DOJ saw search warrant allowing for collection of personal GOP emails

AG Brad Schimel today said he “can’t fathom” a reasonable explanation why the old GAB had personal emails between GOP state Sen. Leah Vukmir...

State Dem party outraises GOP counterpart, but lags in cash on hand

The state Dem party outraised the Wisconsin GOP in the most recent reporting period through its main state account. But Dems continued to significantly lag...

Hintz declines comment on Zepnick after Assembly Dems meet in closed caucus

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz late this afternoon declined comment on Rep. Josh Zepnick’s standing with the caucus after Dems met behind closed doors...

WED News Summary: Ethics Commission, DOJ clash over Doe leak report; Baldwin presses Trump...

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WED AM Update: Shilling defers to Milwaukee on whether Coggs should resign as city...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, the top elected female Democrat at the Capitol,...

TUE PM Update: Ethics Commission, DOJ spar over Doe leak report

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The state Ethics Commission today countered DOJ's investigation into leaks from the John Doe probes, saying...

TUE News Summary: Walker signs mining bill; Eau Claire guv’s race forum; Zepnick draws...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Dec. 19: WisPolitics Luncheon with Senate candidate Leah Vukmir Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at the Madison Club, 5 East...

TUE AM Update: Finance reports in for special elections; Elections Commission to hear report...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Shannon Zimmerman has so far largely self-funded his campaign for western Wisconsin's...

MON PM Update: Walker signs sulfide mining bill; new John Doe judge appointed

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker cited keeping young people in Wisconsin as one reason for signing legislation in Rhinelander...

Dem attorney announces she’ll again challenge Zepnick next year

Attorney Marisabel Cabrera announced today she will run next year for the 9th AD, which is now held by fellow Milwaukee Dem Josh Zepnick,...

New state Supreme Court poll finds Burns leading the race

A poll conducted for Tim Burns’ state Supreme Court campaign found the Middleton attorney leading the three-person race after candidate bio information was read...

Walker signs sulfide mining bill, says it’s a way to keep young people in...

Gov. Scott Walker cited keeping young people in Wisconsin as one reason for signing legislation in Rhinelander that will make it easier to open...

MON News Summary: Walker to sign mining bill; Doe judge steps down

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** LAST DAY: NOMINATE TOP WISPOLITICOS, ADS OF 2017 WisPolitics.com will again hand out its annual awards for the top...

FRI REPORT: Doe judge withdrawing from case due to tweets

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Doe judge withdrawing from case due to tweets ...

Heifetz expects other states will follow Wisconsin’s lead on Medicaid changes

HEIFETZ EXPECTS OTHER STATES WILL FOLLOW WISCONSIN’S LEAD ON MEDICAID CHANGES Outgoing state Medicaid director Michael Heifetz says he expects other states will follow Wisconsin’s...

Three candidates vie for 10th SD Dem nomination

THREE CANDIDATES VIE FOR 10TH SD DEM NOMINATION The three Dem candidates facing off in the 10th SD primary later this month are bringing very...

Zimmerman addresses residency questions

ZIMMERMAN ADDRESSES RESIDENCY QUESTIONS When Zimmerman first ran for the Assembly in 2016, he did not live in the district. But he said he’d change...

10th SD GOP candidates differ on Foxconn, budget, taxes

10TH SD GOP CANDIDATES DIFFER ON FOXCONN, BUDGET, TAXES Several issues set apart GOP Reps. Adam Jarchow and Shannon Zimmerman as they seek the open...

Doe judge withdrawing from case due to tweets

DOE JUDGE WITHDRAWING FROM CASE DUE TO TWEETS The Jefferson County judge who oversaw DOJ’s probe into leaks of John Doe documents is dropping off...

FRI News Summary: Schimel warns Eau Claire TIF lawsuit could harm Foxconn; Ex-Rep. Roys...

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FRI AM Update: Schimel drops incorrect footnote from DOJ John Doe leak report

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- AG Brad Schimel is dropping an incorrect footnote from the 92-page report...

THU PM Update: Nass says four Elections, Ethics commission employees named in DOJ John...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- GOP state Sen. Steve Nass today said four Elections or Ethics commission employees should quit following...

Dem bill would let patients have their surgeries videotaped

One Dem lawmaker is looking to give patients the option of having their surgeries videotaped. The bill, from Rep. Christine Sinicki, D-Milwaukee, would then require...

Regents approve resolution to track faculty teaching loads

The UW System Board of Regents today signed off on resolutions to track faculty teaching loads and establish outcome-based funding metrics. Both passed over criticism...

THU News Summary: Walker backs Trump declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital; DOJ’s John Doe leak...

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THU AM Update: Regents to hear update on UW merger plan

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The UW System Board of Regents will receive an update today on...

WED PM Update: DOJ recommends contempt proceedings over John Doe leak, mishandling of evidence

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- At least one person illegally removed documents from the old GAB and leaked them to The...

Stroebel appointed to Joint Finance Committee

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald today appointed Sen. Duey Stroebel to the Joint Finance Committee. The Saukville Republican, who was elected to the Senate in...

Outgoing state Medicaid director predicts Congress will re-authorize CHIP funding by the end of...

State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz is predicting Congress will re-authorize funding through the Children’s Health Insurance Program by the end of this year. “It may...
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Fitzgerald appoints Stroebel to Joint Finance

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald today appointed Sen. Duey Stroebel to the Joint Finance Committee. The Saukville Republican, who was elected to the Senate in...

WED News Summary: Walker calls for CHIP renewal; Schimel says sexual harassment complaints should...

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WED AM Update: Schimel backs shielding sexual harassment complaints from public view

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Like legislative leaders, AG Brad Schimel says it's important to shield sexual...

TUE PM Update: Other disciplinary action possible after Zepnick stripped of committee assignments

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz says stripping fellow Dem Josh Zepnick of his committee assignments is...

Oral arguments in open records case heard before state Supreme Court

Conservative state Supreme Court justices today peppered a Madison teacher union’s attorney with questions on whether the release of certain voting-related records could have...

State GOP again knocks Evers over not ousting teacher who watched porn at work

The GOP today continued to pressure state schools Superintendent Tony Evers over a Middleton teacher who kept his license after viewing porn at work,...

TUE News Summary: Zepnick removed from Assembly committees; state proceeds with FoodShare drug-testing plan

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TUE AM Update: Ethics Commission meets today; Ryan appoints House members of tax overhaul...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Ethics Commission staff is asking if they should look at FCC information...

MON PM Update: Four sexual harassment complaints filed in Legislature over past 15 years

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Four sexual harassment complaints have been filed in the state Legislature over the past 15 years,...

Operating Engineers 139 endorses Mitchell in guv’s race

Operating Engineers 139, which endorsed Gov. Scott Walker’s re-election bid in 2014, announced today they’re backing Dem Mahlon Mitchell in next year’s race. Mitchell, head...

Hintz considering actions against Zepnick following allegations of sexual assault

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz is weighing his options now that Rep. Josh Zepnick has refused to resign. The Capital Times last week reported two...

MON News Summary: Zepnick says he won’t resign; Johnson calls tax bill’s national debt...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Dec. 19: WisPolitics Luncheon with Senate candidate Leah Vukmir  Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at the Madison Club, 5 East Wilson St.,...

MON AM Update: Zepnick refuses calls to resign; Baldwin, Johnson split on tax overhaul...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- State Rep. Josh Zepnick is refusing to resign while apologizing after two...

FRI REPORT: Walker sidesteps questions on past sexual misconduct allegations against Trump

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Walker sidesteps questions on past sexual misconduct allegations against...

58th AD GOP primary candidates oppose raising gas tax, registration fees for roads

58TH AD GOP PRIMARY CANDIDATES OPPOSE RAISING GAS TAX, REGISTRATION FEES FOR ROADS None of the four Republican candidates in the conservative 58th Assembly District...

Schimel OK with Evers personally participating in rules suit, but still wants to represent...

SCHIMEL OK WITH EVERS PERSONALLY PARTICIPATING IN RULES SUIT, BUT STILL WANTS TO REPRESENT DPI AG Brad Schimel today notified Tony Evers he’s willing to...

Walker sidesteps questions on past sexual misconduct allegations against Trump

WALKER SIDESTEPS QUESTIONS ON PAST SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS AGAINST TRUMP Gov. Scott Walker today refused to revisit the topic of sexual misconduct allegations against President...

FRI News Summary: Johnson to vote ‘yes’ on Senate tax bill; Walker signs 36...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Dec. 19: WisPolitics Luncheon with Senate candidate Leah Vukmir Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at the Madison Club, 5 East...

FRI AM Update: Officials to sign local Foxconn subsidy deal today; Johnson to vote...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Officials from Racine County and Mount Pleasant are poised to sign the...
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