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‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the spring primary results, the mad dash to finish the legislative session and the fate of some of the bills hung up in the dispute between the Senate and Assembly.

Baldwin praises Trump’s call for bump stock ban, other gun safety measures

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin at a WisPolitics.com luncheon in Madison Thursday lauded President Trump for pushing gun safety measures, including a ban on...

Lawmakers to revise juvenile corrections plan

Corrections would no longer face a hard deadline of July 1, 2020, to close Lincoln Hills to provide flexibility for the opening of new...

‘UpFront’: Nicholson says he’s not taking political split with his parents personally

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson said his world view is different than his parents, who have contributed to Nicholson's potential opponent, U.S. Sen....

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the end of the session crunch; fundraising numbers in the state Supreme Court race; and the push to overhaul juvenile corrections.

PSC Chair Nowak replacing Neitzel as DOA secretary

DOA Secretary Scott Neitzel is leaving his post early next month and will be replaced by PSC Chair Ellen Nowak, the guv announced this...
DC Wrap

DC Wrap: Lawmakers weigh in on president’s budget proposal; Trump takes credit for Wis....

President Trump released his 2019 budget request earlier this week, and Wisconsin congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle have weighed in.

Fitzgerald revives push to create alcohol czar

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said he is taking another run at creating an alcohol czar, claiming enforcement of current rules by the Department...

State GOP gave Screnock more than half the $231,861 he raised in pre-primary period...

Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock raised $231,861 over the first five weeks of the year, with more than half of that coming from the...

‘UpFront’: Supreme Court candidates discuss views, values

The three candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court discussed their views and values on "UpFront with Mike Gousha," produced in partnership with WisPolitics.com. Madison-area attorney Tim...

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to give Foxconn-style tax credits to Kimberly-Clark; the end-of-session push for controversial bills; and the Joint Finance Committee’s vote on a $6.4 million sparsity aid bill this week.

Walker, Vos reach deal on child tax credit, sales tax holiday; Fitzgerald non-committal

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Thursday praised a deal he reached with Scott Walker to overhaul the guv's child tax credit and add a sales...

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Order the 2018 WisPolitics.com Directory & Almanac with a special election preview now. The big 2018 election year already is underway with campaigns for state...

Walker calls for changes to child tax credit, adding sales tax holiday

Gov. Scott Walker today called for changes to his proposed child tax credit that would make it a one-time rebate for parents and add...

DC Wrap: Ryan, Baldwin both back bipartisan deal to keep gov’t open; House fundraising...

Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly. Register today for the...
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