Friday Report

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...

Analysts: Dems face challenges for 2018, House could be in reach

Dems hoping for major electoral victories in 2018 will likely only get them if President Trump’s base begins to pull away from him, according...

Mixed responses to Gov. Walker proposal to nix exams for some apprentices

Union officials and some business owners say the state would be less safe under a Walker administration budget plan to exempt those who finished...

Municipalities, schools fleeing threatened state-run insurance fund

Municipalities and schools have been fleeing a state-run insurance fund Gov. Scott Walker wants to kill, spooked by his 2015 attempt to wipe out...

FRI REPORT: Municipalities, schools fleeing threatened state-run insurance fund

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Municipalities, schools fleeing threatened state-run insurance fund Mixed...

School district officials: Open enrollment breeds competition

In the nearly two decades since open enrollment began, districts with higher student populations like Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay are among the those...

Lobbying efforts jump $5 million in 2015-16 session, hitting $62.7 million

Outside groups spent $62.7 million trying to influence the state Capitol in the 2015-16 session, $5 million more than they dropped on those efforts...

FRI REPORT: Lobbying efforts jump $5 million in 2015-16 session, hitting $62.7 million

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Lobbying efforts jump $5 million in 2015-16 session, hitting...

U.S. Sen. Johnson warns against protectionism, trade wars

Pointing to the billions of people around the world that are all “markets for our products,” U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson this week stressed the...

JFC debates working off base versus guv’s budget

As the Joint Finance Committee prepares to kick off agency briefings, members are wrangling with a key question: Work off the base or the...

FRI REPORT: JFC debates working off base versus guv’s budget

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report JFC debates working off base versus guv's budget ...

Dems look to 2018, optimistic for a favorable redistricting ruling

The Dems’ top legislative leaders expressed optimism about their party’s 2018 chances, even as no clear gubernatorial candidate has emerged to challenge Gov. Scott...

Sales tax provision in Walker’s budget would benefit Kwik Trip

In response to Kwik Trip, Gov. Scott Walker added a provision to his budget that would save the company from having to collect the...
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