Interviews

Interviews

Schimel backs shielding sexual harassment complaints from public view

Like legislative leaders, AG Brad Schimel says it's important to shield sexual harassment complaints filed with his agency, saying making them public would discourage...

58th AD GOP primary candidates oppose raising gas tax, registration fees for roads

None of the four Republican candidates in the conservative 58th Assembly District would support a 5 cent gas tax increase — even if offset...

Morning Consult’s Michael Ramlet: Wisconsin GOP could face ‘challenging environment’ in 2018

Polling that shows 41 percent of Wisconsin voters strongly disapprove of President Trump’s job performance could make for a “challenging environment” for Republican candidates...

Walker defends job creation record, touts workforce efforts ahead of re-election announcement

As he launches his bid for a third term, Gov. Scott Walker defended his record on job creation, telling WisPolitics.com the record number of...

Kind says he’s not rethinking decision to opt out of gubernatorial bid

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says he’s not re-thinking his decision to opt out of a gubernatorial bid against Gov. Scott Walker next year. Kind in...

Evers counting his ability to work across party lines as a plus in guv...

  http://www.wiseye.org/mp4stream/EVT/EVT_171003_WISPOL_EVERS.mp4 Tony Evers says his nonpartisan background as head of DPI is actually helping him as he ventures into the partisan realm of the Dem...

Canadian, Mexican diplomats highlight benefits of NAFTA

http://www.wiseye.org/mp4stream/EVT/EVT_170926_WISPOL_NAFTA.mp4 Government representatives from Canada and Mexico testified to the positive benefits of the NAFTA agreement at a recent WisPolitics.com luncheon held in Madison. This came...

Panelists mixed on Walker vulnerability, see Baldwin in strong position for 2018

Panelists at a Sept. 14 WisPolitics.com luncheon at UW-Milwaukee diverged on whether Gov. Scott Walker is vulnerable in 2018 but agreed U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin enters her re-election bid in a strong position.

Gronik says he’d be a ‘no’ vote on Foxconn deal

Dem guv candidate Andy Gronik says he would vote no on the Foxconn deal if he was a state lawmaker.
Wisconsin State Capitol

Panel looks back on Capitol restoration as building turns 100 years old

http://www.wiseye.org/mp4stream/EVT/EVT_170622_WISPOL_LUNCH.mp4 It took a new tunnel leading out of the state Capitol to solve one of the major issues contractors struggled with when renovating the...

Kleefisch: Walker’s budget reflects residents’ desires

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch has a message for fellow Republicans looking to raise the gas tax despite Gov. Scott Walker’s veto threat: Trust us,...

Pocan: GOP will pay ‘big, big price’ for health care bill in 2018

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan this week railed against the House GOP health care bill, predicting Republicans will pay a “big, big price” at the...

State Democratic Party chair hopefuls differ on organizing approach, view of party’s shortcomings

The four candidates for state Democratic Party chair all have different views on how the party should be organized coming off of a crushing...

WisPolitics luncheon: Focus on Uplift MKE: Jobs and inner-city Milwaukee

http://www.wiseye.org/mp4stream/EVT/EVT_170518_WISPOL_LUNCH.mp4

WisPolitics.com luncheon: State Medicaid director says drug testing enrollees would help people get treatment

Wisconsin Medicaid Director Michael Heifetz says the Walker administration's push to drug test childless adults on the health care program isn't about kicking people off the program. Rather, its aim is to help people get the treatment they need and "move back into productive lives."
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