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Midday

Agard, Stroebel debate GOP election bills on ‘UpFront’

Today's Midday podcast covers GOP legislation to change state election laws. A Republican senator says he's trying to preserve integrity in elections, while a...

Dem leaders back sales tax options for locals, minimum wage hike

Today's Midday podcast covers the Legislature's top Dem leaders in a WisPolitics.com luncheon who voiced support for Gov. Tony Evers' budget proposals to raise...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine brings more doses as COVID-19 cases fall

Today's Midday podcast covers the arrival of a new single dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson and what that means for Wisconsin's vaccination effort...

Lincoln Hills wouldn’t close until ‘24 under Evers budget

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers’ budget provision that doesn’t envision closing the state’s troubled youth prisons in northern Wisconsin until after a...

State superintendent candidates butt heads on ‘UpFront’

Today's Midday podcast covers the candidates for state schools superintendent clash over voucher schools and their own district leadership during the pandemic In an...

Laid-off Wisconsinites again in line for extra week of unemployment after guv signs UI...

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers' special session bill to overhaul the UI computer system allowing Wisconsinites laid off since Feb. 7 to...

Senate bills would create new sexual assault kit processing timeline

Today's Midday podcast covers Senate bills that would require the Department of Justice to establish a tracking system for sexual assault kits and create...

Wisconsin to open four more vaccination clinics within next two months

Today's Midday podcast covers new vaccination clinics to be located in La Crosse, Racine and Marathon counties. The fourth is split between Douglas and...

Joint Finance Committee Republicans nix most of Evers’ budget, want less broad expansions

Today's Midday podcast covers the Joint Finance Committee co-chairs in a WisPolitics.com luncheon about a number of items in Evers' budget that they oppose:...

Johnson faces reelection pressure and strengthens ties to Trump as Alex Lasry announces bid

Today's Midday podcast covers U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson facing even more reelection pressure as he strengthens ties to Donald Trump after the impeachment trial,...

Wisconsin’s vaccine registry to launch March 1

Today's Midday podcast covers the Department of Health Services launching a vaccine registry service March 1, when the next eligible groups can start scheduling...

State superintendent and Senate GOP primary winners move on as Lasry announces bid for...

Today's Midday podcast covers state superintendent primary winners Pecatonica School District Superintendent Jill Underly and former Brown Deer School District Superintendent Deborah Kerr as...

Evers’ budget includes overhaul of juvenile justice system; Lasry launches bid for U.S. Senate

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers' budget proposals to overhaul how Wisconsin treats juvenile offenders, including moving almost all minors out of the...

Evers budget would expand medicaid funding and access as well as legalize marijuana if...

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers plan to legalize and tax recreational marijuana as well as expand medicaid, which could pass even with...

President Biden’s Milwaukee town hall, Gov. Evers’ budget, floor sessions and elections

Today's Midday podcast covers President Joe Biden's town hall in Milwaukee tomorrow, the same night Gov. Tony Evers will propose his new budget. The...
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