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Supreme Court takes over appeal in lame-duck suit

A divided state Supreme Court today decided to take over an appeal that had been filed in one of two lame-duck lawsuits originating out...

DOT reviews personalized plate requests forward, backward, upside down to catch sex, drug references

One Wisconsin driver sought to brand his vehicle with a personalized "H8WI" license plate last April. And countless others wanted to flash "4TWENY" -- or...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for April 19

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Foxconn, the Supreme Court taking up a lawsuit over extraordinary session laws, Lincoln Hills and more.

Foxconn says it ‘remains committed’ to contract as Evers looks to change deal

While Gov. Tony Evers has raised the prospect of renegotiating the Foxconn contract, the company says it “remains committed” to its deal with the...

Evers considering renegotiating Foxconn contract

Gov. Tony Evers says it's "unrealistic" to think Foxconn will create the 13,000 jobs it had pledged given the company's plans to scale back...

Bipartisan bill aims to prevent backlog of untested sexual assault kits

Attorney General Josh Kaul and a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers are seeking to pass legislation that would take "a significant step" to prevent a...

Supreme Court to hear lame-duck suit

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of a Dane County judge's ruling that invalidated all of the Legislature's actions in...

‘UpFront’: DOA Secretary Brennan says courts validated Evers’ appointment authority

Department of Administration Secretary Joel Brennan said Dem Gov. Tony Evers has been "validated" by the courts over his authority to make appointments Brennan also...

Feds close Lincoln Hills probe with no charges

The federal investigation into alleged civil rights violations at Wisconsin’s troubled youth prison has been closed after insufficient evidence was found to support charges...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for April 12

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Appeals Court Judge Lisa Neubauer conceding in the Supreme Court race, the continuing fight over Gov. Tony Evers rescinding appointments and the Marquette University Law School Poll.

GOP lawmakers ask Supreme Court to restore 15 appointments

After an appeals court earlier this week shot down their request, GOP lawmakers asked the state Supreme Court to restore 15 appointments Gov. Tony...

Oneida Nation Chair Hill calls on state to address global warming, CWD, health care...

Oneida Nation Chair Tehassi Hill pushed officials in the annual State of the Tribes address to do more to respond to global warming, curb...

Marquette poll: Evers approval, disapproval up; voters also more likely to see him trying...

More Wisconsin voters both approve and disapprove of the job Gov. Tony Evers is doing three months into his term, according to a new...

Neubauer concedes in Supreme Court race

Lisa Neubauer on Wednesday conceded to Brian Hagedorn, dropping the possibility of seeking a recount in their razor-close race to become the state’s next...

Fitzgerald vows appeal after judge refuses to reinstate lame-duck appointments

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald vowed to appeal a court’s decision today rejecting the GOP Legislature’s request to restore former Gov. Scott Walker’s 82...