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New UW System audit finds shortcomings in IT security

A new audit of the UW System identified significant weaknesses in IT security at several campuses, though it doesn’t detail what they are due...

Elections Commission experts turnout between 13 and 18 percent in DPI race

The Elections Commission expects turnout tomorrow to be between 13 percent and 18 percent, based on recent spring elections that featured a contested DPI...

Kooyenga says he’s still working on transportation package that could ‘sail through’ Legislature

Rep. Dale Kooyenga says he's taking the next couple of weeks to hammer out specifics of an Assembly GOP transportation plan that could "sail...

JFC co-chairs: Still no decision on whether to work off agencies’ base budgets

The Joint Finance Committee co-chairs said today lawmakers haven't yet decided whether they'll work off agencies' base budgets or instead make changes to Gov....

MON PM Update: Lawmakers consider working off agencies’ base budgets instead of Walker’s plan

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Joint Finance Committee co-chairs said today lawmakers haven't yet decided whether they'll work off agencies'...

Source: Dem Bakken opts against guv bid

Dem Mark Bakken, a Madison businessman who co-founded Nordic Consulting and then left to launch the venture capital firm HealthX Ventures, has decided against...

Dems introduce bill limiting solitary confinement for those with mental illness

Three Milwaukee Dems introduced a bill today that would limit the number of days a person with a serious mental illness could be placed...

Senate committee approves proposal on federal balanced budget amendment

A Senate committee today on a 3-2 party-line vote OK'd resolutions requesting a constitutional convention on a balanced budget amendment. The GOP members of the...

Whitnall school board sends letter to community on Holtz’s email use

The Whitnall school board in a letter to district families last night said it has contacted the Milwaukee County District Attorney about former superintendent...

Super PAC supporting Nicholson raises $2 million from Uihlein

Solutions for Wisconsin, the super PAC supporting Nicholson, announced today Illinois businessman and GOP mega donor Dick Uihlein has ponied up $2 million for...

Transpo funding battle heats up as Vos says it’s ‘irresponsible’ to rule out veto...

Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said today his Senate GOP caucus doesn't have the votes right now to pass a gas tax hike and downplayed...

THU PM Update: Transpo funding battle heats up; Uihlein donates $2 million to PAC...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said today his Senate GOP caucus doesn't have the votes right now...

Dems highlight bill on independent investigations for inmates’ deaths

A bill that would require that an inmate's death in the custody of a correctional officer receives an independent investigation would increase transparency in...

Nicole Schneider says Baldwin is ‘part of the problem’

Nicole Schneider, who's weighing a bid for the U.S. Senate, says Dem Tammy Baldwin is "part of the problem" with career politicians who are...

WED PM Update: Cullen says he’ll pass on 2018 guv bid; JFC agency briefings...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Former Dem state Sen. Tim Cullen announced today he will not run for guv in 2018,...
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