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WED PM Update: Elections Commission delays administrator vote until March

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Elections Commission today voted to put off until March a decision on whether to appoint...

WED News Summary: Walker open to child tax credit changes; Trump backs Johnson’s ‘right...

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WED AM Update: Public hearing on welfare reform today; Elections Commission meets

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Speaker Robin Vos will testify at a joint hearing this morning on...

TUE PM Update: Nicholson brushes off reports of 2002 payments from Dem Party

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- GOP U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson today brushed off reports he was paid by the Democratic...

TUE News Summary: Koch brothers target WI races; Foxconn seeks 7 million gallons a...

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TUE AM Update: Sensenbrenner, Pocan slam each other over State of the Union guest

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Several members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation have announced guests they'll bring to...

MON PM Update: Evers hires new campaign manager; Screnock releases first radio ad

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Maggie Gau is taking over as campaign manager for Dem Tony Evers' guv bid after the...

MON News Summary: Walker’s agenda; Dem guv candidates talk health care; immigration reform

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MON AM Update: Roys hires new guv campaign manager; Fitzgerald, Vinehout, Grothman on ‘UpFront”

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Dem guv candidate Kelda Roys has hired Sonja Chojnacki as her new...

FRI REPORT: Review: More than half of Elections, Ethics commissioners made political donations after...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Review: More than half of Elections, Ethics commissioners made...

Campaign manager Hajdu leaving Wachs campaign to spend time with son

Jake Hajdu told WisPolitics.com today he is leaving his post as campaign manager for Dem Dana Wachs’ gubernatorial bid to spend time with his...

First look at civil service overhaul: Administration falling short of requirement to hire new...

The Walker administration is failing to hire new employees within the 60-day window required under an overhaul of the state’s civil service system, according...

Provision in plan to lift low-revenue caps has some school districts wary of new...

Most of the nine school districts that would be temporarily shut out of a bill to up their low-revenue caps don’t have any immediate...

Review: More than half of elections, ethics commissioners made political donations after joining boards

More than half of the appointees on the state Elections and Ethics commissions continued to make political donations to state candidates and groups even...

FRI News Summary: Walker’s post-SOS tour; Fitzgerald slams move to retain Haas; Johnson walks...

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FRI AM Update: Fitzgerald calls on Legislature to appoint Elections Commission administrator if commissioners...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, is now calling for the Legislature...

THU PM Update: Walker confident child tax credit plan will win approval

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker, in Milwaukee for a post-State of the State promotion of his child tax...

THU News Summary: State of the State coverage; panel re-appoints state election chief after...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Access the mobile version of the News Summary: https://www.wispolitics.com/2018/thu-news-summary-state-of-the-state-coverage-panel-re-appoints-state-election-chief-after-senate-rejects-confirmation/ **************************************** Jan. 30: WisPolitics Luncheon with Kevin Nicholson Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at...

THU AM Update: Fitzgerald knocks Elections Commission’s vote to re-appoint its administrator

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says the Elections Commission's vote to re-appoint its...

WED PM Update: Walker pushes child tax credit in SOTS, DOA won’t recognize re-appointment...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker's Department of Administration won't recognize the Elections Commission's decision to re-appoint Mike Haas...

WED News Summary: ‘State of the State’ previews; 1st CD primary; Ryan leads Congressional...

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WED AM Update: Fitzgerald: Republicans seek to force 2 former GAB employees from their...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald charged the old GAB was engaged in...

TUE PM Update: Senate rejects Bell, Haas

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Ethics Commission agreed to pay investigator Patrick Fiedler $350 an hour to conduct the probe...

TUE News Summary: Walker’s health care announcement; Ryan on government shutdown; state Supreme Court...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Access the mobile version of the News Summary: https://www.wispolitics.com/category/subscribers-only/news-summary/ **************************************** Jan. 30: WisPolitics Luncheon with Kevin Nicholson Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at the Madison...

TUE AM Update: 3 Supreme Court candidates trade barbs in first debate; Legislature in...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The three candidates for state Supreme Court traded barbs Monday about their judicial...

MON PM Update: Johnson, Baldwin vote in favor of measure to end government shutdown

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin joined a majority of their colleagues today in voting...

Walker says state prepared in event of government shutdown

WALKER SAYS STATE PREPARED IN EVENT OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN Gov. Scott Walker said today the state’s prepared should senators fail to hammer out a deal...

Large utilities seeking changes to GOP wetland bill

LARGE UTILITIES SEEKING CHANGES TO GOP WETLAND BILL Some of the state’s largest utilities are pushing for changes to the GOP wetlands bill, saying the...

18 Assembly members raised less than $200

18 ASSEMBLY MEMBERS RAISED LESS THAN $200 Eighteen members of the Assembly raised $200 or less over the final six months of 2017, including two...

Possible ’18 target Moulton raised $6,251 in last half of ’17

POSSIBLE ’18 TARGET MOULTON RAISED $6,251 IN LAST HALF OF ’17 Among the GOP state senators more likely to be targeted this fall, Terry Moulton,...

Emails show Cross was frustrated with critics of UW restructuring plan

EMAILS SHOW CROSS WAS FRUSTRATED WITH CRITICS OF UW RESTRUCTURING PLAN UW System President Ray Cross wrote to a UW Regent in October that he...

MON News Summary: Walker seeks $200 million for health care; TGT warns about tough...

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MON AM Update: Bell responds to questions from Sen. Tiffany ahead of Senate confirmation...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Ethics Commission Administrator Brian Bell continued to criticize staff of the old...

FRI REPORT: Emails show Cross was frustrated with critics of UW restructuring plan

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Emails show Cross was frustrated with critics of...

Fri News Summary: Walker pushes Legislature to pass welfare bills; Ryan calls on Senate...

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FRI AM Update: State’s House delegation splits on party lines to approve government funding...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The state's House delegation split along party lines on a short term...

THU PM Update: Former GAB director Kennedy disputes Bell’s criticisms of defunct agency

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Ethics Commission Administrator Brian Bell said today he raised his concerns about partisanship at the old...

THU News Summary: DeVos approves Wis. education plan; Dem guv candidates attend Menasha forum

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THU AM Update: Bell says partisanship, inconsistent enforcement led him to quit now-defunct GAB

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Ethics Commission Administrator Brian Bell says he left the now-defunct Government Accountability...

WED PM Update: Fiscal Bureau projects $385 million surplus at end of 2017-19 budget

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- JFC Co-chair Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, hailed the new revenue numbers released today, but isn't committing...
Budget BLOG

LFB ups projected ending balance for 2017-19 budget b y $137.5 million

The Legislative Fiscal Bureau today upped its projected ending balance for the 2017-19 budget by $137.5 million with revenue projections for the two-year period...

WED News Summary: Schachtner wins in 10th SD; Walker holds nearly 4 times campaign...

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WED AM Update: Dems say Schachtner’s win over Jarchow in 10th SD sign of...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Dem Patty Schachtner scored an upset special election win in the Republican-leaning...

TUE PM Update: Walker raises $3.7 million in second half of 2017, outpaces collective...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker pulled in $3.7 million during the second half of 2017, outraising the collective...

TUE News Summary: Walker asks legislators to pass youth prison plan; Assembly takes up...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Access the mobile version of the News Summary: https://www.wispolitics.com/2018/tue-news-summary-walker-asks-legislators-to-pass-youth-prison-plan-assembly-takes-up-mandatory-sexual-harassment-training-measure/ **************************************** Jan. 18: WisPolitics Luncheon: The Future of Nuclear Energy in WI An...

TUE AM Update: Walker calls on lawmakers to quickly approve youth prison plan; special...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker today called on lawmakers to quickly OK a plan...

FRI REPORT: Ryan says immigration should be celebrated as he bemoans Trump comments on...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Access the mobile version of the REPORT: https://www.wispolitics.com/2018/fri-report-ryan-says-immigration-should-be-celebrated-as-he-bemoans-trump-comments-on-haiti-african-nations/ TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Ryan says immigration...

Prolific donor Uihlein overhauling philanthropic organization

PROLIFIC DONOR UIHLEIN OVERHAULING PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATION Lynde Uihlein, one of the most prolific progressive donors in the state, is revamping her philanthropic organization and warning...

Ryan says immigration should be celebrated as he bemoans Trump comments on Haiti, African...

RYAN SAYS IMMIGRATION SHOULD BE CELEBRATED AS HE BEMOANS TRUMP COMMENTS ON HAITI, AFRICAN NATIONS House Speaker Paul Ryan today called immigration a “thing to...

FRI News Summary: New superintendent at Lincoln Hills; Feds to allow states to test...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Jan. 18: WisPolitics Luncheon: The Future of Nuclear Energy in WI An expert panel convened by the Wisconsin Technology Council, WisBusiness.com...

FRI AM Update: Baldwin raises $2.8 million in last quarter of 2017

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, raised $2.8 million over the final three...

THU PM Update: Ethics Commission voices support for agency administrator GOP legislators seek to...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The state Ethics Commission today unanimously signaled its confidence in agency Administrator Brian Bell as Republican...

THU News Summary: Walker, Soglin spar over Madison safety, biz climate; Ethics Commission lobbying...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Jan. 18: WisPolitics Luncheon: The Future of Nuclear Energy in WI An expert panel convened by the Wisconsin Technology Council,...

THU AM Update: Audit finds about 10% of lobbyists, principals failed to properly report...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- An Ethics Commission audit found about 10 percent of licensed lobbyists and...

WED PM Update: Soglin responds to Walker jabs over Madison’s economy, homicide rate; Barnes...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Madison Mayor Paul Soglin responded to Gov. Scott Walker's jabs at the city by saying the...

WED AM Update: Soglin kicks off guv campaign; U.S. Senate race fundraising

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Madison Mayor Paul Soglin formally kicked off his campaign for guv today,...

TUE PM Update: Fitzgerald, Nass contacted by attorney probing ‘partisan influence’ directed at Ethics...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The offices of Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Sen. Steve Nass told WisPolitics.com they have...

TUE AM Update: No hearings planned for expected confirmation vote on Elections, Ethics commissions...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The state Senate plans no public hearings on the nominations of the...

MON PM Update: Walker backs tweaked Assembly GOP plan to pump aid into low-revenue...

From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker today threw his support behind a plan from JFC Co-chair John Nygren to help low-revenue school districts...

MON News Summary: Guv’s race, U.S. Senate race coverage; Clarke get partial win in...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Access the mobile version of the News Summary: https://www.wispolitics.com/2018/mon-news-summary-guvs-race-u-s-senate-race-coverage-clarke-get-partial-win-in-plane-tiff-lawsuit/ **************************************** Jan. 30: WisPolitics Luncheon with Kevin Nicholson Join WisPolitics.com for lunch at...

MON AM Update: Greater Wisconsin makes digital buy in 10th SD; ‘UpFront’ recap

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund is doing a digital ad...

FRI REPORT: Burns, Dallet appear best positioned to invest personal money into their campaigns

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Burns, Dallet appear best positioned to invest personal...

Degenhardt stresses fiscal responsibility, connections to ‘everyday people’ in 58th AD bid

DEGENHARDT STRESSES FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY, CONNECTION TO ‘EVERYDAY PEOPLE’ IN 58TH AD BID The Dem candidate for former GOP Rep. Bob Gannon’s seat says his decades...

Burns, Dallet appear best positioned to invest personal money into their campaigns

BURNS, DALLET APPEAR BEST POSITIONED TO INVEST PERSONAL MONEY INTO THEIR CAMPAIGNS Middleton attorney Tim Burns and Milwaukee Judge Rebecca Dallet appear the best positioned...

FRI News Summary: Walker’s youth prison plan; Ethics Commission to review lobbying violations audit

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Friday Jan. 12 in Milwaukee: A WisPolitics.com conversation with Speaker Ryan on taxes House Speaker Paul Ryan joins WisPolitics.com...

FRI AM Update: Ethics Commission to review lobbying disclosure audit; weekly radio addresses

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Ethics Commission is scheduled next week to review an agency audit...

THU PM Update: Walker open to accelerating plans to revamp youth prison system

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Scott Walker's plan to move youthful offenders from prisons in northern Wisconsin to new regional...

THU News Summary: Vukmir, Nicholson to sign unity pledge; Pocan rips Foxconn deal

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Friday Jan. 12 in Milwaukee: A WisPolitics.com conversation with Speaker Ryan on taxes House Speaker Paul Ryan joins WisPolitics.com...

THU AM Update: Three groups running ads backing Jarchow in 10th SD

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The liberal One Wisconsin Now says three conservative groups are up on...

WED PM Update: Nicholson, Vukmir agree to sign state GOP’s unity pledge

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate candidates Kevin Nicholson and Leah Vukmir today agreed to sign a unity pledge from the...

WED News Summary: Three-way state Supreme Court primary set; Kind criticizes GOP tax overhaul...

 WED News Summary -- 3 Jan. 2018 Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers - DO NOT FORWARD Access the mobile version of the News Summary: https://www.wispolitics.com/category/subscribers-only/news-summary/ **************************************** Friday Jan. 12...

WED AM Update: Ziegler empties campaign account, donates more than $23,000 to charity

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- State Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler emptied out her campaign account before...

TUE PM Update: Burns files nomination papers, setting up three-way Supreme Court primary

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Middleton attorney Tim Burns filed his nomination papers today, setting up a three-way primary with Milwaukee...

TUE News Summary: Lasse, Ripp join Walker administration; Dem guv field; U.S. Senate race

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Friday Jan. 12 in Milwaukee: A WisPolitics.com conversation with Speaker Ryan on taxes House Speaker Paul Ryan joins WisPolitics.com to...
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