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Evers mask mandate could prompt second legal fight over executive power limits

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers’ decision to issue a statewide mask mandate, which could set up another legal battle over the extent...

League of Municipalities chief says ‘overwhelming majority’ of cities will not adopt a mask...

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin League of Municipalities Executive Director Jerry Deschane saying the "overwhelming majority of cities have no intention of adopting a...

DWD says U.S. Senate GOP proposal could worsen UI backlog

Today's Midday podcast covers the Department of Workforce Development warning a GOP plan to switch the additional federal unemployment benefit to a percentage of...

Early, in-person voting begins

Today's Midday podcast covers the kick-off of early, in-person voting under a federal appeals court ruling from earlier this summer.

Kaul slams Trump’s move to deploy federal agents to Milwaukee as a ‘political stunt’

Today's Midday podcast covers appearance on the UpFront program by AG Josh Kaul, UW System Interim President Tommy Thompson and Rohn Bishop, chairman of...

Thompson says call for $250M in agency cuts an obstacle to safely reopening campuses

Today's Midday podcast covers the response to Gov. Tony Evers directing state agencies to find a quarter of a billion dollars in cost savings...

Sensenbrenner endorses Fitzgerald for 5th CD GOP nomination

Today's Midday podcast covers retiring GOP U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner endorsing state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald to replace him in the 5th CD.

Trump holds Wisconsin ‘tele-rally’; Biden campaign adds 7 Wisconsin staffers

Today's Midday podcast covers the latest Wisconsin-based action in the presidential race, including President Trump's tele-rally, Vice President Pence's trip to the state and...

Dem lawmakers unveil legislation to overhaul state’s unemployment program

Today's Midday podcast features coverage of  Dem lawmakers unveiling legislation aimed at overhauling the state's overwhelmed unemployment program by removing obstacles in the application...

Stuck withdraws Gruszynski endorsement

Today's Midday podcast features cover of Rep. Amanda Stuck withdrawing her endorsement of fellow Dem state Rep. Staush Gruszynski, who’s facing a primary challenge...

Support for Trump slipping among white voters, steady at low levels among minorities

Today's Midday podcast features analysis of President Trump's movement among minority voters during the past year of Marquette University Law School Polls.

Kaul, UW for federal lawsuit challenging international student rule

Today's Midday podcast covers Dem AG Josh Kaul joining a multi-state lawsuit seeking to block a new Trump administration rule that would prevent international...

Speakers target protests, socialism during GOP state convention

Today's Midday podcast features coverage of the state GOP convention in Green Bay, where speakers largely echoed themes from President Trump and warned protesters...

Supreme Court rules three of Evers’ partial budget vetoes were unconstitutional

Today's Midday podcast covers the state Supreme Court today ruling three of Gov. Tony Evers' partial vetoes in the 2019-21 budget were unconstitutional. Meanwhile,...

Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws giving Legislature power to intervene in DOJ cases

Today's Midday podcast covers the state Supreme Court upholding lame-duck laws Republicans approved in December 2018 giving GOP legislators the power to intervene in...
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