U.S. Dept. of Justice: Fond du Lac psychiatrist sentenced to 48 months’ imprisonment for unlawful distribution of controlled substances

Gregory J. Haanstad, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on March 4, 2024, John D. Whelan (age: 77), a psychiatrist, was sentenced to a term of 48 months’ imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and lying to federal agents, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 841(b)(… 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

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Newtown Action Alliance: Endorses 178 members of the U.S. House of Representatives for 2024 elections

Newtown, CT – Newtown Action Alliance (NAA) is proud to endorse 178 incumbent members of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 2024 Elections. For nearly 11 years after the Sandy Hook shooting tragedy, NAA has been advocating for a set of bold and comprehensive gun control legislation to dramatically reduce all forms of gun violence in our nation. In 2019, NAA joined a coalition of gun v… 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.

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Sortwell campaign: announces reelection campaign for the 2nd Assembly District

“I have been so proud and honored to represent the voters of northern Manitowoc and Southern Brown Counties for the last 5 years. And while it is heartbreaking to lose De Pere and Two Rivers in the new district map, I am heartened to again represent the people of Ledgeview, Denmark, New Denmark, Rockland, Francis Creek, Kossuth, Kellnersville and Franklin whom I represented from 2019 to 2023 but l… 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.

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Dept. of Safety and Professional Services: State medical examining board approves news education tracking tool

Madison –The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board (MEB) and the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) are now working with CE Broker to track continuing education for Wisconsin licensed physicians. The MEB is not requiring licensed physicians to use CE Broker at this time. However, the board is encouraging its use to track required continuing education. CE Broker will al… 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.

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Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership: Announces Broadening the View from the Ivory Tower

MADISON—The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership is pleased to announce the Broadening the View from the Ivory Tower event on March 13th, 2024, at the Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club. Check in begins at 11:30 a.m. with the program beginning at noon. Broadening the View from the Ivory Tower brings together academic and non academic experts to consider the psychological and… 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.

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UW-Madison: PBS host Kallie Moore to visit UW-Madison as spring science writer in residence

MADISON – Kallie Moore, co-host of the PBS Digital Studios channel “Eons,” professional fossil librarian and the author of a new children’s book about prehistoric life is the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Sharon Dunwoody Science Journalist in Residence this spring. From March 12 to 14, Moore will visit campus to share her expertise in digital content creation and science communication with … 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.

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Oshkosh Corp. exec predicts major leap in productivity due to AI

Oshkosh Corporation expects to see a significant leap in productivity as the manufacturing business adopts more AI technology.  Anupam Khare, senior vice president and chief information officer for Oshkosh Corp., yesterday discussed the company’s tech-focused strategy during a meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence.  While the business has al… 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.

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Dave Cieslewicz: Scrap Madison’s police board

The Civilian Police Oversight Board was created in 2020 following the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It never made any sense because the Madison Police Department has long been among the most progressive anywhere and because there’s always been plenty of civilian oversight over it.

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Oshkosh Corp. exec predicts major leap in productivity due to AI

Oshkosh Corporation expects to see a significant leap in productivity as the manufacturing business adopts more AI technology.  Anupam Khare, senior vice president and chief information officer for Oshkosh Corp., yesterday discussed the company’s tech-focused strategy during a meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence.  While

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Dave Cieslewicz: Scrap Madison’s police board

The Civilian Police Oversight Board was created in 2020 following the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It never made any sense because the Madison Police Department has long been among the most progressive anywhere and because there’s always been plenty of civilian oversight over it.

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