Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association: Launch “2024 Mobilization Project” to support President Biden’s upcoming reelection bid

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association announced the “2024 Mobilization Project,” a new program to deploy Democratic Lieutenant Governors to maximize voter turnout across the country in support of the Biden-Harris campaign ahead of the 2024 election. Democratic Lieutenant Governors represent the bench and future of the Democratic Party, and have the unique opportunity to dispatch throughout the country to mobilize voters on the ground in a monumental election. The Democratic Lieutenant Governors are the most diverse group of statewide elected officials in the country.    Read more about the effort HERE. Democratic lieutenant governors mobilize cash as early backers

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Milwaukee Press Club: Announces 2023 Sacred Cat and Headliner Awards

MILWAUKEE, WI—The Milwaukee Press Club today announced that Anna Wolfe, an award-winning investigative reporter for Mississippi Today for her coverage of poverty and economic justice, is the club’s 2023 Sacred Cat Award honoree. The award, given annually since 1973, recognizes excellence in journalism at the national level. Wolfe will accept the award at the club’s annual Gridiron Awards event, set for Friday, May 12 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. The club also will honor its 2023 Headliners, Derek Mosley, director of Marquette University Law School’s Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education and George Stanley, former editor of the Milwaukee

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UW System: Dr. Tammy K. Evetovich named new chancellor of UW-Platteville

MADISON, Wis.—Dr. Tammy K. Evetovich, interim Chancellor since June 1, 2022, has been named the 15th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today unanimously approved Evetovich’s appointment, following a recommendation made by a selection committee. Evetovich will assume the leadership post immediately. Evetovich served as the Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at UW-Platteville beginning in May 2020. During this time, she led the university’s transition to alternative learning methods due to the COVID-19 pandemic and initiated an academic strategic plan that guides the university as it continues to provide high-quality education. From

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Dept. of Health Services: Awards $8 million for opioid and stimulant treatment services

Over 4,000 people throughout Wisconsin will have access to treatment for the problem use of opioids or stimulants now through September because of $8 million in grants awarded today by the Department of Health Services (DHS) to three tribal nations and 22 county agencies. Opioids include prescription pain relievers, heroin, and fentanyl. Stimulants include cocaine and methamphetamine. “Improving access to treatment is a critical part of our plan to reduce the hurt and heartbreak caused by the epidemic of problem drug use we’re living with statewide,” DHS Secretary-designee Kirsten Johnson. “These grants will enable our local partners to remove the

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Michael Best: DC offices continue building unparalleled team

Michael Best Strategies LLC (Strategies) and Michael Best & Friedrich LLP (the firm) are continuing to grow their unparalleled team of government and legal experts, delivering clients wins across a vast collection of industries. This week, Strategies and the firm announced two new additions to their Washington, D.C. offices. Joe Keeley, most recently Former Chief Counsel and Deputy Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee, joins Strategies as a Partner and the law firm as Senior Counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Nicole Vele, former United States Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG), joins the law firm as

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Wisconsin College Republicans: Elect new officers and set priorities for 2024 elections

[Milwaukee, WI] — On April 22, 2023, Wisconsin Federation of College Republicans hosted their annual convention at Wisconsin Lutheran College. The convention hosted Congressman Tom Tiffany, Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Brian Schimming, State Representative Chuck Wichgers, Milwaukee County GOP Vice-Chairman Brett Galasczewski. This convention served to elect new officers, set campaign priorities, and gauge the youth view of the GOP in Wisconsin heading into the 2024 elections. As a part of this, a straw poll was taken of the attendees on their choice for President. In the opening remarks of the convention, Vice Chairman Kaden Crapp commented on the role

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TUE News Summary: Johnson doubts FDA followed science, avoided playing politics on mifepristone; Assembly to vote on UI system, BadgerCare changes

STORY TOPICS – Federal government – Local government – Agribusiness – Consumer protection – Courts – Culture – Demographics – Education – Energy – Environment – Labor – Law and order – Manufacturing – Media – Non-profits – Public health and safety – Real estate – Regulation – Retail – Small business – Telecommunications – Tourism – Transportation – Columns TOP STORIES… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options. Username or E-mail Password * Remember Me     Forgot Password

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Rep. Knodl: Wisconsin Elections Commission website peddling misinformation

Madison – Rep. Dan Knodl (R-Germantown) issued the following statement this morning upon receiving complaints from constituents that the Wisconsin Elections Commission’s MyVote website was carrying inaccurate information related to the 8th Senate District: “This morning, I received three disturbing complaints from constituents that the ‘Find My Elected Officials’ tool at MyVote.wi.gov is telling residents of the 8th Senate District that Jodi Habush Sinykin is their State Senator. My staff were able to confirm the constituents’ story using my address.” “The people of Wisconsin deserve accurate information from their state government. Someone at the Elections Commission appears to be engaging

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Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Choose a trustworthy contractor for storm damage repairs

MADISON, Wis. – Severe weather conditions can damage homes and businesses which often require urgent repairs. Recent storms in Wisconsin have led consumers to seek contractors who can complete repair work as soon as possible. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) recommends property owners be skeptical of repair crews who use aggressive, high-pressure sales tactics to solicit contracts after a storm. Do not let a traveling repair crew into your home and never agree to any of their offers before you confirm they are a legitimate entity. DATCP encourages consumers to ask for recommendations from trusted

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Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association: Launch “2024 Mobilization Project” to support President Biden’s upcoming reelection bid

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association announced the “2024 Mobilization Project,” a new program to deploy Democratic Lieutenant Governors to maximize voter turnout across the country in support of the Biden-Harris campaign ahead of the 2024 election. Democratic Lieutenant Governors represent the bench and future of the Democratic

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Milwaukee Press Club: Announces 2023 Sacred Cat and Headliner Awards

MILWAUKEE, WI—The Milwaukee Press Club today announced that Anna Wolfe, an award-winning investigative reporter for Mississippi Today for her coverage of poverty and economic justice, is the club’s 2023 Sacred Cat Award honoree. The award, given annually since 1973, recognizes excellence in journalism at the national level. Wolfe will accept

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UW System: Dr. Tammy K. Evetovich named new chancellor of UW-Platteville

MADISON, Wis.—Dr. Tammy K. Evetovich, interim Chancellor since June 1, 2022, has been named the 15th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today unanimously approved Evetovich’s appointment, following a recommendation made by a selection committee. Evetovich will assume the leadership post immediately. Evetovich served

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Michael Best: DC offices continue building unparalleled team

Michael Best Strategies LLC (Strategies) and Michael Best & Friedrich LLP (the firm) are continuing to grow their unparalleled team of government and legal experts, delivering clients wins across a vast collection of industries. This week, Strategies and the firm announced two new additions to their Washington, D.C. offices. Joe

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Wisconsin College Republicans: Elect new officers and set priorities for 2024 elections

[Milwaukee, WI] — On April 22, 2023, Wisconsin Federation of College Republicans hosted their annual convention at Wisconsin Lutheran College. The convention hosted Congressman Tom Tiffany, Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Brian Schimming, State Representative Chuck Wichgers, Milwaukee County GOP Vice-Chairman Brett Galasczewski. This convention served to elect new officers, set

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TUE News Summary: Johnson doubts FDA followed science, avoided playing politics on mifepristone; Assembly to vote on UI system, BadgerCare changes

STORY TOPICS – Federal government – Local government – Agribusiness – Consumer protection – Courts – Culture – Demographics – Education – Energy – Environment – Labor – Law and order – Manufacturing – Media – Non-profits – Public health and safety – Real estate – Regulation – Retail –

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Rep. Knodl: Wisconsin Elections Commission website peddling misinformation

Madison – Rep. Dan Knodl (R-Germantown) issued the following statement this morning upon receiving complaints from constituents that the Wisconsin Elections Commission’s MyVote website was carrying inaccurate information related to the 8th Senate District: “This morning, I received three disturbing complaints from constituents that the ‘Find My Elected Officials’ tool

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