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Book excerpt: Bud Selig, ‘For the Good of the Game’

In this excerpt from his memoir, "For the Good of the Game," the ex-MLB Commissioner Bud Selig recounts the political struggles to get financial help to build a new Brewers ballpark in the mid-1990s.

Constitutional amendment would bar governors from using vetoes to increase spending

Republican lawmakers backed a proposal before a Senate panel that would amend the state's constitution to prevent guvs from using their powerful line-item veto...
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Dem legislative agenda includes Medicaid expansion, criminal justice reform, other priorities

Dem lawmakers are targeting Medicaid expansion, criminal justice reform and more money for education and water quality ahead of the upcoming fall floor period. But...

Evers exploring new dates for 7th CD special election due to conflict between state,...

The guv's office is looking at options to reschedule the planned special election in the 7th CD. A conflict between state and federal law rules...

GOP leaders reject Evers’ call to act on ‘red-flag,’ background check bills in special...

The Legislature's top two Republicans Monday rejected Gov. Tony Evers' call to act on a "red-flag" law and universal background checks in a special...

Grothman on ‘UpFront’: Impeachment should be looked at skeptically

U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah, said the House impeachment inquiry is being pushed by people who "fundamentally disagree" with President Trump on trade and...

Johnson warns Congress could have been subjected to ‘misinformation campaign’ about former Ukrainian prosecutor

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in a statement Thursday night warned Congress could have been subjected to a “misinformation campaign” about former Ukrainian prosecutor general...

Murphy, Neubauer debate campus free speech bill on ‘UpFront’

State Rep. Dave Murphy, R-Greenville, said a campus free speech bill is "imperative," while Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, said the bill would actually "undermine"...

Proposed Assembly rule changes would allow Anderson to phone into hearings, permit multiple veto...

Dem Rep. Jimmy Anderson, who is paralyzed from the waist down, would be allowed to phone into committee hearings to accommodate his disability under a...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 11

WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss rules changes in the Assembly, the votes in the Senate and pardons issued by Gov. Tony Evers.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 18

WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the latest on efforts to reign in the guv’s veto powers, Milwaukee County Exec Chris Abele deciding against seeking reelection and the Dems now running in the 7th CD.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 4

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the latest on the special election in the 7th CD, Joint Finance’s actions this week and comments by U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue about the future of dairy farming.

Trump’s call with Ukrainian president was to get to truth, Johnson says on ‘UpFront’

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said President Trump was just trying to get to the "truth" with the Ukrainian president in a phone call now...

U.S. Ag secretary questions whether small dairy farms can survive without growing

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue warned it will be "very difficult" for family dairy farms to stay in business unless they scale up in...