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Spring election results may not be known until mid-April after federal judge extends absentee...

Today's Midday podcast reviews the aftermath of a federal judge overseeing a consolidated lawsuit challenging the April 7 election in the wake of COVID-19...

Democratic National Convention delayed until August 17

Today's Midday podcast covers the Democratic National Convention Committee announcing the party’s Milwaukee convention will be delayed until the week of August 17 due...

Evers recommends federal judge extend absentee ballot deadlines

In today's Midday Podcast, Gov. Tony Evers is recommending a federal judge order Wisconsin to conduct the April 7 election largely by mail while...

State lawmakers planning to meet to address COVID-19 pandemic

In today's Midday podcast, Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said today he hopes to have the Senate meet virtually "in the next couple of weeks"...

State’s top election official says clerks do not have enough supplies for mail-in election

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe telling commissioners that local clerks do not have enough supplies for a mail-in only...

Evers mirrors lawsuits’ call for mail-in election

The Midday Podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers urging lawmakers to change state law so all registered voters could be mailed an absentee, mirroring the...

Milwaukee and Dane county clerks urge voters to use process negating ID requirement

In the latest Midday podcast, Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete cover the "indefinitely confined" guidance issued by clerks in Wisconsin's two largest counties. The...

U.S. Senate closing in on $2 trillion coronavirus package

Senate negotiators and the Trump administration early this morning announced they reached a deal on a third coronavirus package totaling nearly $2 trillion. Stephanie...

Evers’ “Safer at Home” order will take effect the morning of March 25

Gov. Tony Evers' "Safer at Home” order will shut down all non-essential businesses and travel from 8 a.m. on March 25 to April 24....

Evers plans to announce order shutting down non-essential businesses and travel

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Twitter he will tomorrow issue what he’s calling a “Safer at Home” order shutting down all non-essential businesses and...

Fox Valley mayors call for April election delay

A bipartisan trio of mayors from the Fox Valley region today urged the state to delay the April 7 election to accommodate a switch...

DOC confirms first coronavirus case at a Wisconsin prison

The Department of Corrections today confirmed WisPolitics.com's report of the first positive COVID-19 case at Waupun Correctional Institution. Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete discuss...

Evers turns to lawmakers in the fight against COVID-19

Gov. Tony Evers is calling for lawmakers to immediately repeal a one-week delay in collecting unemployment benefits and his administration is asking agencies for...

COVID-19 and Wisconsin elections

Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete discuss the Wisconsin Elections Commission's efforts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and how political parties are adapting...

Lawmakers considering later bar hours for DNC

A bill that would extend bar hours until 4 a.m. during the Democratic National Convention this summer is making its way through the Legislature....
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