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FRI PM Update: Johnson says he hopes Trump’s Mexico tariff threat just a leverage...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said today he hopes President Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican...

FRI PM Update: WEDC Board members visiting Foxconn site; Hagedorn to address GOP state...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Board members for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. have begun visiting the Foxconn site in Mount...

MON PM Update: General fund would see $1.4B less under JFC motion

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The first motion the Joint Finance Committee plans to take up Thursday would result in the...

MON PM Update: GOP leaders looking at splitting budget into two bills to get...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- GOP legislative leaders are considering splitting the budget into two bills -- one that would outline...

MON PM Update: State GOP postmortem says party relied too heavily on consultants, failed...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The state GOP overpaid for services in 2018 and was overly reliant on consultants as it...

THU PM Update: Evers not giving up on Medicaid proposal, Vos fires back guv...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers said today he's not giving up on his proposal to expand Medicaid despite...

THU PM Update: Evers’ economic interest statement; JFC nixes Medicaid expansion, other pillars of...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- In the midst of a heated gubernatorial campaign, Tony Evers made virtually no changes to his...

THU PM Update: JFC Republicans approve $500 million boost to K-12, Evers says plan...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee approved putting an additional $500 million into K-12 education over...

THU PM Update: Law enforcement coalition raises concern about hemp industry bill

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- A broad bipartisan coalition of lawmakers and activists today touted a measure that would encourage the...

THU PM Update: State sues Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic; JFC boosts tech college...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Flanked by lawmakers, law enforcement officials and advocates, AG Josh Kaul and Gov. Tony Evers announced...

TUE PM Update: Committees hear testimony on several abortion-related bills

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Republicans today touted a slate of abortion-related bills they argued would boost transparency, bar discrimination, and...

TUE PM Update: JFC debating UW budget, approves $38.4M boost for prosecutors, public defenders

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Joint Finance Committee late this afternoon was debating a GOP motion to add another two...

TUE PM Update: Pence to visit Eau Claire, Ft. McCoy Thursday; JFC approves Evers’...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Vice President Pence will visit an industrial supplier and distributor in Eau Claire on Thursday to...

TUE PM Update: Pocan pushes impeachment proceedings; JFC approves pay hikes for state workers,...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan today called on fellow members of Congress to open impeachment proceedings against...

WED PM Update: Assembly GOP blasts Corrections program as ‘fundamentally unfair’

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Assembly Republicans today took aim at Gov. Tony Evers and Department of Corrections Secretary Kevin Carr...

WED PM Update: Fitz: Republicans headed similar direction on schools, Dems slam $500 million...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, said Republicans are headed in a similar direction after his...

WED PM Update: JFC to kill Evers’ Medicaid expansion plan, pot proposal in first...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Joint Finance Committee's first actions on Gov. Tony Evers' budget May 9 will be to...

WED PM Update: Lawmakers divided over bill to allow immediate tabulation of in-person absentee...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Lawmakers today sparred on a proposal to allow in-person absentee ballots to be tabulated immediately rather...

WED PM Update: With $753 million boost to expected revenue, Evers, leggies propose options

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Flush with an unexpected boost of $753 million, Gov. Tony Evers today said he will use...