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Mitchell says his race, Act 10 don’t define his campaign

State firefighters union head Mahlon Mitchell says he’s more than the union candidate or the black candidate in the Dem race for governor. Mitchell became...

FRI REPORT: Groups spent $18.4 million lobbying Capitol in last half of 2017

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Groups spent $18.4 million lobbying Capitol in last half...

Nicholson says defense spending should be spared in efforts to cut federal debt

GOP U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson says defense spending should not be slashed in efforts to rein in the federal debt, but he says...

Gallagher tops WI delegation in direct donation receipts in final quarter of 2017

GALLAGHER TOPS WI DELEGATION IN DIRECT DONATION RECEIPTS IN FINAL QUARTER OF 2017 U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher pulled in just more than $350,000 to close...

Berceau won’t seek re-election; second member of Assembly to announce retirement

Dem state Rep. Terese Berceau won’t seek re-election this fall, telling WisPolitics.com today working outside the Republican-dominated Capitol might be more enjoyable than toiling...

GOP caucuses had $1.2 million cash advantage over Dem counterparts to end 2017

  Legislative Republicans outraised their Dem counterparts more than 4-to-1 in 2017 through accounts that can accept corporate contributions, a WisPolitics.com review shows. Those corporate contributions...

Groups spent $18.4 million lobbying Capitol in last half of 2017

Interest groups spent nearly $3 million more to lobby the Capitol in the last half of 2017 as the state budget dragged on, compared...

FRI REPORT: Review: More than half of Elections, Ethics commissioners made political donations after...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Review: More than half of Elections, Ethics commissioners made...

Campaign manager Hajdu leaving Wachs campaign to spend time with son

Jake Hajdu told WisPolitics.com today he is leaving his post as campaign manager for Dem Dana Wachs’ gubernatorial bid to spend time with his...

First look at civil service overhaul: Administration falling short of requirement to hire new...

The Walker administration is failing to hire new employees within the 60-day window required under an overhaul of the state’s civil service system, according...

Provision in plan to lift low-revenue caps has some school districts wary of new...

Most of the nine school districts that would be temporarily shut out of a bill to up their low-revenue caps don’t have any immediate...

Review: More than half of elections, ethics commissioners made political donations after joining boards

More than half of the appointees on the state Elections and Ethics commissions continued to make political donations to state candidates and groups even...

Walker says state prepared in event of government shutdown

WALKER SAYS STATE PREPARED IN EVENT OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN Gov. Scott Walker said today the state’s prepared should senators fail to hammer out a deal...

Large utilities seeking changes to GOP wetland bill

LARGE UTILITIES SEEKING CHANGES TO GOP WETLAND BILL Some of the state’s largest utilities are pushing for changes to the GOP wetlands bill, saying the...

18 Assembly members raised less than $200

18 ASSEMBLY MEMBERS RAISED LESS THAN $200 Eighteen members of the Assembly raised $200 or less over the final six months of 2017, including two...
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