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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...

Harsdorf: DATCP helping state producers maintain, expand markets amidst trade war

Ag Secretary Sheila Harsdorf is highlighting her agency’s work in helping Wisconsin farmers and producers expand into more export markets as the Trump administration’s...

92nd AD Dem hopefuls highlight rural roots

The three Dems looking to unseat Rep. Treig Pronschinske in western Wisconsin’s 92nd AD are highlighting their rural roots ahead of tomorrow’s primary. The winner...

77th AD Dem primary candidates have varied experience, different priorities

It wasn’t long after she announced her retirement that Dem Terese Berceau backed Dane County Supervisor Shelia Stubbs to replace her as the representative...

59th AD GOP primary candidates share transportation funding ideas

One of the Republicans looking to replace outgoing Rep. Jesse Kremer says he would look into implementing a heavy truck fee as part of...

Republicans Spiros, Jacobson differ on road funding, levy limits

GOP state Rep. John Spiros sees the more than 8 percent increase in municipal road aids in this budget as a positive, saying local...

Zepnick says he’s moved past allegations; challenger Cabrera disagrees

Rep. Josh Zepnick says he’s put behind him allegations that he kissed two women without their consent at Dem functions. He says his constituents...

McCabe says Dem field following his lead on key issues

http://www.wiseye.org/mp4stream/EVT/EVT_180726_MCCABE.mp4 Dem guv candidate Mike McCabe says his seven competitors have been playing catch-up on key issues by throwing their support behind his ideas. “The thing...
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