Profile: Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. Our latest installment features Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson. Before being tapped to join Gov. Tony Evers’ administration, Thompson spent more than 10 years working at the Transportation

Profile: Department of Corrections Secretary Kevin Carr

WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced state agency heads. Our fourth installment features Department of Corrections Secretary Kevin Carr. Carr is a career law enforcement officer, most recently holding the position of U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District

Profile: Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Mary Kolar

Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Mary Kolar is a former Dane County Board of Supervisors member and retired U.S. Navy Captain. She replaces former Gov. Scott Walker appointee Dan Zimmerman. Birthplace, age? 60 years old, born in Wilton, Wis. Job

Barnes says Foxconn needs to prove it will keep its promises

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes says several reports of Foxconn changing plans are “frustrating,” but that with investments already made he hopes the Taiwanese tech company creates the jobs it promised. “Foxconn needs to prove, not just to us, they need

Vos, Hintz debate impact of Kavanaugh controversy on midterms

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says Democrats have “overplayed their hand” with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and predicts their actions will translate to higher Republican turnout — and a closer election — come November. But Minority Leader Gordon Hintz countered