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Assembly approves bill to allow to-go cups of alcohol from bars and restaurants, sends...

Today's Midday podcast covers the Assembly's voice vote on allowing bars and restaurants to sell mixed drinks in to-go cups to be consumed off...

Spike in state background checks highlights 2020 boost in firearm interest

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin in 2020 shattering the record for most firearm background checks, an indicator the year of the COVID-19 pandemic also...

Mass vaccination site in Milwaukee gets a federal boost

Today's Midday podcast covers new FEMA coordination of staffing support to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. Wisconsin has committed to providing at least 7,000 weekly...

Milwaukee teachers’ union president, Madison violence prevention plan on ‘UpFront’

Today's Midday podcast covers Milwaukee Public Schools' plan to reopen for in-person classes, teachers' union president's call for more safety measures and the City...

Superintendent candidates disagree over tying increases in school funding to in-person instruction

Today's Midday podcast covers state superintendent candidates disagreeing during a forum on tying pandemic-related school funding to opening schools for in-person classes as well...

Biden sign the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill after a House vote

Today's Midday podcast covers the American Rescue Plan Act, which President Biden just signed into law, as well as the House 220-211 vote to...

GOP lawmakers call for Green Bay mayor to resign, investigation November election

Today's Midday podcast covers Republican lawmakers' call for the Green Bay mayor to resign and an investigation into the November election because of concerns...

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Trump’s final appeal of Wisconsin election results

Today's Midday podcast covers the U.S. Supreme Court today declining, without comment, to hear former President Trump's appeal of a 7th Circuit ruling rejecting...

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...
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