Profile: Department of Administration Secretary Joel Brennan

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. Our latest installment features Department of Administration Secretary Joel Brennan. Brennan most recently served as CEO of Discovery World, a Milwaukee-based science and technology non-profit. He previously worked as

Profile: Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. This installment features Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm. Palm most recently served as senior counselor to the Health and Human Services secretary under President Obama. She also

Profile: Department of Children and Families Secretary Emilie Amundson

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. The latest installment features Department of Children and Families Secretary Emilie Amundson. Amundson previously worked at the Department of Public Instruction under then-state Superintendent Tony Evers, most recently serving

Foxconn diversion proposal the latest Great Lakes water controversy

A decade has passed since the Great Lakes Compact was adopted, and its effectiveness has gone under the microscope more recently as Foxconn’s controversial diversion request remains under review. The topic of out-of-basin diversions — Foxconn and otherwise — was

Profile: DATCP Secretary Brad Pfaff

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. Our latest installment features Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary Brad Pfaff. Pfaff previously held several roles within U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency, including serving as

Profile: Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. The latest installment features Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable. The former chief legal officer at American Family Insurance is a Wisconsin transplant who was born in New York and raised

Profile: Department of Tourism Secretary Sara Meaney 

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. The latest installment features Department of Tourism Secretary Sara Meaney. Meaney was most recently chief marketing and development officer for Milwaukee Film and was involved with the firms BVK,