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Panelists say economic recovery depends on safe return to work, reducing consumer fears of...

A national economic recovery from the pandemic-induced recession rides on the ability to act quickly so people can safely return to work and buy...

Steil says most police reform measures in competing Senate, House bills ‘broadly supported’

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil says at least 85 percent of the police reform measures in competing Senate and House bills are "broadly supported" by...

Hintz doubtful Foxconn will create enough jobs in 2019 to qualify for tax credits

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, says he doubts Foxconn will have created enough jobs in 2019 to qualify for state tax credits, regardless...

Vos says Foxconn contract a ‘good deal,’ urges Evers administration to stop ‘nitpicking’

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, says he continues to believe the state's contract with Foxconn is a "good deal" and urged the Evers administration...

Evers says Foxconn contract should reflect company’s scaled-back plans

Gov. Tony Evers says he wants Foxconn to amend its contract with the state not because he is seeking to reduce the state's subsidy...

Shilling says GOP too focused on opposing Evers to lead on key issues

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling said GOP lawmakers have failed to lead on issues such as helping the middle class and addressing homelessness, because...

Walker plugs Kleefisch for guv, predicts Trump impeachment push will backfire

Former Gov. Scott Walker says he's not writing off another run for elected office, but wouldn't stage a bid until his term as president...

DNC 2020 Host Committee members urge wisconsin cities to work to attract convention-goers

Leaders of the Democratic National Convention’s host committee said cities other than Milwaukee should prepare events for convention-goers. Speaking Nov. 5 at a WisPolitics.com luncheon...

Fitzgerald: Dem-backed impeachment probe has Wisconsin Trump supporters ‘jazzed up’

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said the Dem-backed impeachment probe has "jazzed up" supporters of President Trump in the state. "I don't think there's any...

Moore confident Dem-controlled House will impeach Trump

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, who sits on a committee seeking Donald Trump’s tax returns, is confident the Dem-dominated House will impeach the president. “Are people...

Fitzgerald says Evers has failed to reach across the aisle on bipartisan policy goals

Senate Majority Leader and 5th CD candidate Scott Fitzgerald says the hallmark of the fall session would be GOP lawmakers "playing goalie" by blocking...

Panelists debate reliability of polls at Midwest Polling Summit

Polls should never be trusted for accuracy when read on their own, according to the AFL-CIO’s Mike Podhorzer, a former union political director.  “It almost...

Freshman Steil seeks to reach across the partisan divide

A crumpled-up piece of paper U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil once fished out of the trash bin sits proudly in a frame on the Janesville...

State party chairs say ground game, voter outreach key parts of 2020 strategy

Both state Dem party Chair Ben Wikler and state GOP Chair Andrew Hitt stressed a commitment to expanding their party's ground game and voter...

Panelists debate future of transportation funding in Wisconsin

DOT Secretary Craig Thompson says the transportation budget recently approved by the Joint Finance Committee is “far more responsible” than the past five, despite...