Friday Report

State GOP Chair Courtney: Republicans focused on beating Baldwin in 2018

Since becoming state GOP chair in 2011, Brad Courtney has seen Scott Walker become the first governor in U.S. history to fend off a...

Medicaid director: Drug testing enrollees would help people get treatment

Wisconsin Medicaid Director Michael Heifetz says the Walker administration’s push to drug test childless adults on the health care program isn’t about kicking people...

Walker says state would consider setting up high-risk pool again

Gov. Scott Walker says the House passing the American Health Care Act was a “huge victory for Paul Ryan,” though he’s heard from key...

FRI REPORT: Items in Kooyenga’s transpo plan drew skepticism earlier from Assembly GOP leaders

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Items in Kooyenga's transpo plan drew skepticism earlier from...

Items in Kooyenga’s transpo plan drew skepticism earlier from Assembly GOP leaders

Nine months ago, Assembly GOP leaders sought to downplay proposals to repeal the prevailing wage, eliminate roundabouts and rely on local fees to address...

DPI aims to halve achievement gap in 6 years under Every Students Succeeds Act...

The state is looking to cut the achievement gap in half within the next six years under a plan released today by the state's...

Walker’s proposed time limits for Medicaid would be first among states

From adding time limits for Medicaid to drug testing some enrollees, Gov. Scott Walker is looking to join a handful GOP-led states that are...

Sources: Tax code overhaul part of Kooyenga’s transportation plan

State Rep. Dale Kooyenga, who is leading the Assembly GOP's transportation package, is melding his charge with an ambitious plan to overhaul Wisconsin's tax...

FRI REPORT: Sources: Tax code overhaul part of Kooyenga’s transportation plan

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Sources: Tax code overhaul part of Kooyenga's transportation plan ...

Campaign: Ziegler returning leftover campaign funds to donors

Justice Annette Ziegler's campaign sent letters to donors this week offering to refund 70 percent of their contributions after she failed to draw an...

Biz groups cool to Walker plan to add more tax auditors, want review of...

As Gov. Scott Walker looks to provide more manpower to tax auditing, opponents say more positions will only hurt businesses by adding to an...

Trump inaugural committee sees few Wisconsin donations

President Trump’s inaugural committee received just a handful of donations from Wisconsin sources, according to the committee’s filing with the Federal Election Commission. The committee...

Gallagher’s post-election fundraising outpaces recent Wis. House freshmen

Freshman U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher’s first-quarter fundraising report shows he garnered more than any Wisconsin freshman in at least a decade while out-raising many...

JFC co-chairs outline key issues as committee prepares to tweak Walker’s budget plan

JFC Co-chair John Nygren said repealing the prevailing wage on state projects could still work its way into the budget as part of an...

FRI REPORT: JFC co-chairs outline key issues as committee prepares to tweak Walker’s budget...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report JFC co-chairs outline key issues as committee prepares to...
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