“Battleground Wisconsin Now” for Feb. 20

On the debut episode of “Battleground Wisconsin Now,” Edge Messaging LLC President Brian Fraley and Cap Times Opinion Editor Jessie Opoien discuss the state Legislature’s end-of-session rush, Tuesday’s primary results and the push to extend bar hours for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

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Rep. Sargent: Honors hometown hero

MADISON – Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) released the following statement congratulating Reverend Doctor Carmen Porco for receiving the Wisconsin State Assembly Hometown Hero award:  “Today it was my distinct honor to recognize Reverend Doctor Carmen Porco as the Hometown Hero

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Rep. Steineke: Calls on Gov. Evers to sign bipartisan tax bill

MADISON – The Wisconsin State Assembly and Senate passed a bipartisan bill today, providing more tax relief for hard-working Wisconsin families. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) released the following statement regarding its passage: “As we’ve been supportive of time and

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Weekly GOP Radio Address

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THU PM Update: GOP tax cut package headed to Evers’ desk

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com … — The state Assembly signed off on a $392.4 million package today that would cut income taxes, expand a property tax break for businesses and reduce state debt. In doing so, Republicans challenged Gov. Tony Evers to sign the package after he pledged

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Wisconsin AFL-CIO: Endorses Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, released the following statement announcing the Wisconsin AFL-CIO endorsement of Judge Jill Karofsky for the Wisconsin Supreme Court general election on April 7, 2020. “The Wisconsin AFL-CIO is proud to endorse Judge Jill Karofsky for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Judge Karofsky will bring

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Assembly unanimously passes series of food product labeling bills

The Assembly passed a series of bills that would restrict labeling on meat and dairy products. The bills, AB 515, 516 and 518, would ban producers of plant-based and lab-grown food products from using terminology in their marketing that alludes to actual meat or dairy products like “cheese” or “bacon.”

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Budget veto override attempt fails in the Assembly along party lines

An override attempt of one of Gov. Tony Evers’ budget vetoes today failed in the Assembly along party lines with members of both parties accusing the other side of playing politics with students’ education. The provision within the budget Evers vetoed would’ve required the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to put

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“Battleground Wisconsin Now” for Feb. 20

On the debut episode of “Battleground Wisconsin Now,” Edge Messaging LLC President Brian Fraley and Cap Times Opinion Editor Jessie Opoien discuss the state Legislature’s end-of-session rush, Tuesday’s primary results and the push to extend bar hours for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

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Rep. Sargent: Honors hometown hero

MADISON – Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) released the following statement congratulating Reverend Doctor Carmen Porco for receiving the Wisconsin State Assembly Hometown Hero award:  “Today it was my distinct honor to recognize Reverend Doctor Carmen Porco as the Hometown Hero from the 48th Assembly District. Carmen Porco is greatly deserving of

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Quinnipiac poll shows Trump leading in Wisconsin

New polling from Quinnipiac University released today had President Trump with leads of between 7 and 11 points on each of the top Dems vying for their party’s nomination to face him this fall. The Quinnipiac poll looked at Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, all three part of the so-called “blue

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Rep. Mcguire: Statement on passage of Assembly Bill 470

MADISON – The following is a statement from State Representative Tip McGuire on the Wisconsin State Senate’s passage of Assembly Bill 470, which Rep. McGuire co-sponsored along with Senator Jerry Petrowski and Reps. Ron Tusler and Paul Tittl: “I was pleased to see that last night the State Senate passed

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Rep. Steineke: Calls on Gov. Evers to sign bipartisan tax bill

MADISON – The Wisconsin State Assembly and Senate passed a bipartisan bill today, providing more tax relief for hard-working Wisconsin families. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) released the following statement regarding its passage: “As we’ve been supportive of time and again, today we passed a bill that will take surplus

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Weekly GOP Radio Address

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Larson campaign: Acquires four more union endorsements: AFSCME, UAW, SEIU, & MTEA

Contact: 414-979-9155 Milwaukee, WI – The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 32, representing 1.6M; International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW); Services Employees International Union Wisconsin State Council (SEIU Local 1), representing 8,000; and Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association representing 5,000

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