Senate committee advances four police reform bills

The Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee recommended passage of a series of bills that would change police use of chokeholds and other policies. During...
Budget BLOG

Joint Finance votes along party lines to pull 380 items from Evers budget, including Medicaid expansion

The Joint Finance Committee voted along party lines to pull more than 380 items from Gov. Tony Evers’ budget, including his call to expand...
Budget BLOG

Joint Finance unanimously approves $66 million to expand Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center

The Joint Finance Committee today unanimously approved nearly $66 million to expand the Mendota Juvenile Justice Treatment Center, a key step in the process...
Budget BLOG

Evers open to meeting with GOP leaders on fed money, but wants them to bring plan to expand Medicaid

Gov. Tony Evers wrote GOP legislative leaders today that he's open to meeting with them on how he plans to spend $3.2 billion in...

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ evaluate Hagedorn’s record on the state Supreme Court

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, evaluate Supreme Court Justice Brian Hagedorn's recent decisions and his record of independent opinions.

Paul Fanlund: Let’s pause to celebrate the political heroes of the right

Mitt Romney, Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger stand virtually alone among prominent Republicans against the existential threat to democracy still posed by Donald Trump.

Dave Zweifel: The ludicrous rancor of the political press release

In this hyperpartisan era we're living in, you can't give the other guys an inch. They're wrong just for getting out of bed.

Marinette Marine gets $1M from DOT

State support of $1 million will help boost shipbuilding at Marinette Marine. The Transportation Economic Assistance grant, approved by...

Dane County approaching herd immunity milestone

By May 14, Dane County projects it will have provided COVID-19 vaccines to 80 percent of those 16 and older, according to...

DHS awaits FDA approval of Pfizer for ages 12 and up

The state health department is “eagerly awaiting” FDA approval of a vaccine for kids 12-15 as the teenage demographic continues to lead...

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 7

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss the Joint Finance Committee removing more than 380 items from Gov. Tony Evers’ budget, the guv’s appointees gaining the majority on several state boards, Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Milwaukee and more.

State begins local targeting of COVID-19 vaccinations

Today's Midday podcast covers vaccinations starting to slow and local county health departments beginning “hand-to-hand combat” to reach herd immunity. For more of the...

Tourism industry faces labor shortage

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin’s tourism hubs, which are expecting a flood of visitors to enjoy the state’s recreation, food and event offerings. But...

Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities talk future of police reform

Today's Midday podcast covers Assembly co-chairs of the task force just released recommendations for improving policing and racial justice in Wisconsin. They say lawmakers...

GOP ready to appeal decision voiding legal contracts for redistricting

Today's Midday podcast covers the Dane County judge who voided two contracts GOP legislative leaders signed that put taxpayers on the hook for more...

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