Rewind: Your Week in Review for Dec. 2

On this week’s episode of “Rewind,” WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss Wakesha County Judge Jennifer Dorow’s entry into the Supreme Court race, the special election for the 8th SD, former GOP guv candidate Tim Michels’ recent

Baldwin, Johnson vote for bill to avert rail strike

U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, and Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, have qualms with Congress getting involved in a conflict between freight railroads and most of their unions. But both ultimately approved a bill to avoid a strike, which passed the Senate

Vos has ‘brief’ meeting with Jan. 6 panel

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said Wednesday’s meeting with the Jan. 6 Select Committee was brief as he answered lawmakers’ questions on Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential election.

Baldwin praises Senate passage of same-sex marriage bill

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says passage of legislation to provide new legal protections for same-sex and interracial couples shows the U.S. government and American people “see them and respect them.” The Senate yesterday approved the bill 61-36 on final passage,

Andraca passes on bid for 8th SD

Dem state Rep. Deb Andraca, of Whitefish Bay, says she won’t run for the 8th SD in the special election left by the retirement of longtime GOP Sen. Alberta Darling.

Darling to retire Dec. 1 after 32 years in Legislature

GOP state Sen. Alberta Darling, who led the powerful Joint Finance Committee for a record-tying six terms, announced today she will retire Dec. 1 after 32 years in the Legislature. Her departure will open up a vacancy in her strongly

Kaul seeking $95.7M budget boost, 67 more positions at DOJ

Kaul in an interview with WisPolitics.com said the newly projected $6.6 billion budget surplus provides a “once-in-a generation opportunity.” In all, Kaul wants $95.7 million more in general purpose revenue and 67 more positions.

Loudenbeck concedes to La Follette in secretary of state race

Republican Amy Loudenbeck today conceded to Dem Doug La Follette after the final county canvasses found the longtime secretary of state beating his GOP challenger by 7,442 votes. That’s a margin of 0.28 percent of all votes cast in the

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