Interviews

Interviews

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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...

Dem 64th AD candidates address tax cuts, pre-existing conditions, transpo funding

Two of the Dems running for the recently vacated 64th Assembly District say they would have voted against the GOP version of a middle-class...
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Medicaid Director Jones, Reps. Sanfelippo, Riemer discuss Medicaid expansion

Wisconsin's work requirements for some Medicaid recipients are still in force despite a federal judge blocking Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and Arkansas, according...
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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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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Profile: Department of Financial Institutions Secretary Kathy Koltin Blumenfeld

(Note: Video was cut short due to technical problems) WisPolitics.com is profiling some of the newly announced agency heads. Our third installment features state Department...
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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...

Profile: Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor

Taylor, who will serve as the agency’s first African-American head, replaces Gov. Tony Evers at the helm of the Department of Public Instruction, a...

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...

Evers says his budget will include ‘building blocks’ for reducing prison population

Gov.-elect Tony Evers, who said during the campaign he wanted to reduce the state’s prison population, will put “building blocks” in his budget to...

With divided government, Shilling hopes Capitol won’t ‘grind to a halt’

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling says legislative Dems and Republicans are facing an "arranged" marriage in the upcoming session. Republicans, who will still control both...

Fitzgerald, Shilling debate potential for ‘blue wave’ in state Senate elections this fall

Shifting political winds at the national level are reducing the chance of a blue wave come November, at least according to GOP Senate Majority...

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...