Wisconsin Historical Society: Lakeview Hospital listed on the State Register of Historic Places

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Wisconsin Historical Society announces the listing of Lakeview Hospital in Milwaukee (Milwaukee County) on the State Register of Historic Places. Lakeview Hospital was one of Milwaukee’s earliest and most successful osteopathic hospitals. State Historic Preservation Officer Daina Penkiunas presented the certificate to Carl Mueller and Jen Davel. Three local osteopaths ope… 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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UW-Madison: 175th anniversary celebration keeps bringing the wow with ultimate community open house

MADISON — The party Just. Keeps. Going! As the University of Wisconsin nears the close of its 175th anniversary year, there’s one final flagship event you won’t want to miss. It’s the biggest and best yet, with more than 60 events. UW–Madison is opening its doors wide, inviting everyone to a 175th Anniversary Community Open House April 5-7. On deck: family-friendly fun, interactive science … 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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Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce: Appeals court sides with WMC, says DNR overstepped legal authority

MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) won its lawsuit against the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Wednesday in the District II Court of Appeals. The 2-1 decision confirms the DNR is violating the law by regulating so-called “emerging contaminants” as hazardous substances under Wisconsin’s Spills Law without written rules in place. In February of 2021, WMC filed a… 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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U.S. Sen. Baldwin: Inhaler manufacturer caps prices at $35 after Baldwin launches investigation into high costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the biggest manufacturers of inhalers, today announced they will be capping the out-of-pocket cost for all their inhaler products at $35 per month. This follows Senator Baldwin and her colleagues launching an investigation into the high costs Americans pay for inhalers and demanding answers from the four biggest inhaler manufacturers, including Boehr… 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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Institute for Reforming Government: Names Courtney Mullen to director of external affairs role

Delafield, WI – The Institute for Reforming Government (IRG) continues to expand internal capabilities as the organization has named Courtney Mullen to the role of Director of External Affairs. In her new role, Courtney will oversee IRG’s day-to-day external communications and marketing strategies and help build bridges throughout the state by promoting IRG as a trusted resource for solving proble… 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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Milwaukee Anti-War Committee: A vigil for Air Force serviceman Aaron Bushnell

Hustisford, WI – The Milwaukee Anti-War committee is hosting a vigil at the Hustisford Public Library for serviceman Aaron Bushnell on Saturday March 9th, 2024 at 6:30pm. Aaron Bushnell passed away from self-inflicted injuries performed in an act of extreme protest against the United States’ complicity in the ongoing genocide of Palestinian citizens which has killed at least 30,631 and injured 72,… 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 Workforce Development: Wisconsin sets new records in total state jobs, employment

MADISON – The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) job totals for January 2024, which showed Wisconsin’s total nonfarm jobs, private jobs, and employment all hit new all-time highs. The state added 5,100 nonfarm jobs and 4,700 private jobs, bringing both totals to historic highs, 3,026,900 and 2,621,000 respectively. The state also m… 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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Ladies of Solutions, Change and Innovation: Appointment of the new Wisconsin Department of Corrections Secretary

Ladies of Solutions, Change and Innovation (LSCI) formed to advocate for the health and safety of our loved ones serving time at Stanley Correctional Institution. Through our lived experiences, studies, and meetings with legislators in Madison, we have realized that policy and culture changes are desperately needed across the board within the Department of Corrections. Change is necessary to honor… 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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A Better Wisconsin Together: Assembly Republicans leave Wisconsinites’ cares behind for Florida beach campaign cash grab

MADISON, Wis. — After calling it quits for the year in February, effectively ending the legislative session with ten months left in 2024, Assembly Republican leaders are spending their time this week shaking down special interests for campaign cash. The Assembly Republican campaign arm is hosting a $6,000 per person fundraiser in Key Largo Florida, touted by the local chamber of commerce as a “par… 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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Erickson campaign: Announces campaign for Wisconsin State Assembly

MADISON, WI – Chuck Erickson, a twenty-two year veteran of the Dane County Board and longtime resident of the Vilas Neighborhood and current resident of the Monona Bay neighborhood, has announced his candidacy for District 77 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. District 77 encompasses the UW-Madison Campus, Shorewood Hills, and the Madison neighborhoods of Regent, Greenbush, Vilas, Dudgeon-Monroe, Su… 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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Legislative Dems: Along with 15,000 Wisconsinites, call for action to protect contraception access

MADISON, Wis – Today, more than 15,000 petition signatures from Wisconsin residents calling for legislative action protecting contraception access were delivered to Republican leaders in the State Legislature. Senator Dianne Hesselbein (D – Middleton), Representative Lisa Subeck (D – Madison), and advocates held a press conference requesting that the Right to Contraception Act be scheduled for a 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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U.S. Rep. Van Orden: Introduces bipartisan legislation to increase U.S. Reserve and National Guard military leave

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Derrick Van Orden (WI-03) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-D) introduced bipartisan legislation to establish leave parity between National Guardsmen and Reservists and Active Duty members. The Reserve and National Guard Military Leave Enhancement Act will increase the rate of leave at a federal job for members of the Reserve and National Guard from 15 days to … 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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Shankland campaign: Former Congressman Dave Obey endorses State Rep. Katrina Shankland in the race for WI-03

STEVENS POINT, Wis—Today, Katrina Shankland announced she’s earned the endorsement of former Congressman Dave Obey (WI-07) in her bid for Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District. “Katrina Shankland is an effective leader who has proven she can deliver results for her community and state. She can be counted on to go the extra mile to solve political problems, not create them. I know the Congress a… 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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Universities of Wisconsin: Launch The Wisconsin Guarantee to implement new law

MADISON, Wis.—The Universities of Wisconsin today announced The Wisconsin Guarantee, which automatically admits the state’s top-performing students to the state’s 13 public universities in accordance with a new law. Under The Wisconsin Guarantee, students who rank in the top 5 percent of their class at the end of 11th grade will be eligible for automatic admission to UW-Madison while students who… 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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Kunicki campaign: Announces candidacy for Wisconsin’s 40th Assembly District

Merrimac, WI – Today, Kyle Kunicki officially announces his candidacy for the Wisconsin State Assembly in the 40th District, pledging to continue the district’s legacy of strong community service and common-sense values. Kunicki, a Democrat, brings a unique blend of professional expertise and community-focused priorities to the race. A mechanical engineer by profession, he is deeply committed t… 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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U.S. Sen. Baldwin: Inhaler manufacturer caps prices at $35 after Baldwin launches investigation into high costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the biggest manufacturers of inhalers, today announced they will be capping the out-of-pocket cost for all their inhaler products at $35 per month. This follows Senator Baldwin and her colleagues launching an investigation into the high costs Americans pay for inhalers and demanding answers from the

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Erickson campaign: Announces campaign for Wisconsin State Assembly

MADISON, WI – Chuck Erickson, a twenty-two year veteran of the Dane County Board and longtime resident of the Vilas Neighborhood and current resident of the Monona Bay neighborhood, has announced his candidacy for District 77 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. District 77 encompasses the UW-Madison Campus, Shorewood Hills, and the

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Legislative Dems: Along with 15,000 Wisconsinites, call for action to protect contraception access

MADISON, Wis – Today, more than 15,000 petition signatures from Wisconsin residents calling for legislative action protecting contraception access were delivered to Republican leaders in the State Legislature. Senator Dianne Hesselbein (D – Middleton), Representative Lisa Subeck (D – Madison), and advocates held a press conference requesting that the Right to Contraception Act be

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U.S. Rep. Van Orden: Introduces bipartisan legislation to increase U.S. Reserve and National Guard military leave

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Derrick Van Orden (WI-03) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-D) introduced bipartisan legislation to establish leave parity between National Guardsmen and Reservists and Active Duty members. The Reserve and National Guard Military Leave Enhancement Act will increase the rate of leave at a federal job for members of the

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