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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,...

Nicole Schneider considering challenging Baldwin for U.S. Senate

Nicole Schneider, the research officer with Green Bay Area Catholic Education and daughter-in-law of the former Schneider Trucking head, is considering a bid for...

Committee hears testimony on federal balanced budget amendment

Republican backers of a federal balanced budget amendment said today it's needed to help address the nation's historically high debt levels. But critics said the...

Senate committee passes high-capacity wells bill 3-2

A Senate committee voted 3-2 along party lines on a bill today that would roll back Department of Natural Resources oversight of high-capacity wells. The...

TUE PM Update: JFC members express skepticism of state self-insurance proposal

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- DOA Secretary Scott Neitzel today defended the guv's call to move state employees to a self-insurance...

Dan Kohl, former senator’s nephew, considering run against Grothman

Dan Kohl, the nephew of former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl, is considering a bid against GOP U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman next year, according to...

Mason plans to run for Racine mayor as Dickert leaves for new job

Dem state Rep. Cory Mason said today he plans to run for Racine mayor in a special election, saying it would give him a...

Greater Wisconsin Committee praises Evers in new TV ad

A new TV ad from the progressive Greater Wisconsin Committee praising Evers started today in Green Bay and Milwaukee. The 30-second ad touts "increased academic...

Evers outraises Holtz by more than double as election nears

State Superintendent Tony Evers' campaign says he raised $217,616 in the run-up to the April 4 election, more than doubling what challenger Lowell Holtz...

MON PM Update: DPI fundraising; Mason to run for Racine mayor; JFC approves opioid...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- State Superintendent Tony Evers' campaign says he raised $217,616 in the run-up to the April 4...

LFB projects more than $1 billion structural deficit under Walker’s budget

The state would face a structural deficit of more than $1 billion to start the 2019-21 biennium under the guv's budget for the next...

Moore says she has ‘cautious optimism’ after meeting with Trump

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore met with President Trump to share concerns "over a disturbing trend of disregard" for African American communities and reactions to...

Assembly holds hearings on three drunken driving bills

Legislation aimed to tighten penalties for drunken drivers received strong support in an Assembly hearing today. Rep. Jim Ott, co-author of the three bills, said...
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