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‘UpFront’: Darling says GOP will hold line on taxes, spending in budget

Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, said Republicans will hold the line against the tax hikes and increased spending that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers proposed...

‘UpFront’: Lasry says raising funds for 2020 DNC will be ‘team effort’

Wisconsin Democrats will make it a "team effort" to raise the $60 million or more needed to pull off the 2020 Democratic National Convention...

‘UpFront’: Vos says Evers has yet to sit down with GOP leaders to discuss...

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said he hopes GOP lawmakers eventually can sit down to negotiate a new state budget with Democratic Gov. Tony...

Appeals court stays lame-duck ruling

The 3rd District Court of Appeals today stayed a Dane County judge’s ruling that prevented enforcement of all laws and appointments Republicans approved in...

Bowen talks lame-duck lawsuit, Lincoln Hills on ‘UpFront’

State Rep. David Bowen, D-Milwaukee, said Republicans are "sore losers" who implemented laws in extraordinary session that Wisconsin citizens didn't want or need. Bowen appeared...

Dane Co. judge hears arguments in suit challenging lame-duck laws

A Dane County Circuit Court judge is mulling his next step in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the recent lame-duck session, after hearing...

Dane County judge issues injunction preventing enforcement of extraordinary session laws

A Dane County judge issued a temporary injunction Thursday preventing enforcement of laws Republicans passed during a December extraordinary session, ruling they didn’t lawfully convene. While...

Evers administration working ‘as quickly as possible’ to fill 82 rescinded appointments

Gov. Tony Evers says his administration is working "as quickly as possible" to fill the 82 appointments he canceled last week after a Dane...

Evers asks court to dismiss wedding barn suit; spokeswoman says administration won’t require liquor...

Gov. Tony Evers is urging a court to dismiss a suit filed by two wedding barns, signaling for the first time that his administration...

Evers re-appoints 67 after lame-duck ruling

Gov. Tony Evers has moved to re-appoint many of the people he sought to pull off state boards and commissions last week even as...

Evers rescinds 82 appointments

Gov. Tony Evers today rescinded 82 appointments his predecessor made after they were overturned by a Dane County judge who found GOP actions in...

Evers says he stands behind Crim despite 2005 child abuse charge

Gov. Tony Evers says he stands by Dawn Crim, his choice to lead the Department of Safety and Professional Services, despite a more than...

Evers selects Milwaukee, Outagamie counties for new youth prisons

Gov. Tony Evers says two state-run youth prisons that’ll replace the embattled Lincoln Hills facility will be in Milwaukee and Outagamie counties. The Milwaukee facility...

Evers, Baldwin call for review of Wis. National Guard’s sexual misconduct policies

Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin want a review of the Wisconsin National Guard's sexual assault and harassment policies. The pair sent separate...

Foxconn announces next phase of construction for ‘Gen 6’ facility

After a series of reports raised questions about the company’s plans for a southeastern Wisconsin facility, Foxconn announced today it will begin the next...

GOP lawmakers seek emergency stay of lame-duck decision

GOP lawmakers Friday went to the 3rd District Court of Appeals seeking an emergency stay of a Dane County judge’s ruling holding up enforcement...

Hagedorn, Neubauer clash over partisanship, personal views in second debate

Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer continued her line of attack on rival Appeals Court Judge Brian Hagedorn over his past actions and writings on...

Hagedorn, Neubauer trade blows on temperament, blog posts, ideology

MILWAUKEE -- Meeting for their final debate ahead of the April 2 election, Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn accused rival Lisa Neubauer of making...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 1

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters cover Gov. Tony Evers’ inaugural budget address.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 15

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the selection of Milwaukee to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Gov. Tony Evers’ announcement of the two state-run youth prison sites that’ll replace Lincoln Hills, the U.S. Senate’s vote on a provision to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration and the 64th Assembly District race.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 22

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the capital budget, recent court action on the lame-duck laws and Foxconn.  

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 29

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the lame-duck rulings, the uncertainty over the 82 appointments Gov. Tony Evers withdrew and the state Supreme Court race.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 8

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Tony Evers’ budget request; Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary Dawn Crim’s 2005 child abuse charge that was later dismissed; and cabinet secretaries’ salaries under Evers compared to former Gov. Scott Walker.

Second Dane County judge issues injunction against portions of lame-duck laws

A Dane County judge has temporarily enjoined several sections of laws passed in a December extraordinary session following a challenge brought by a series...
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Video: Wis. Supreme Court debate

Watch the video of Friday's state Supreme Court debate between Brian Hagedorn and Lisa Neubauer hosted by the Wisconsin State Bar, WISC-TV and WisPolitics.com.
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