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Dems call for action to address gun violence after officer-involved shootings at schools

In the wake of officer-involved shootings at Wisconsin high schools in back-to-back days, Gov. Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul joined Dem lawmakers Tuesday...

Elections Commission to seek legislative guidance on procedures for voters who may have moved

The Wisconsin Elections Commission plans to seek guidance from the Legislature to clarify procedures for mailings to voters who may have moved. The decision at...

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‘UpFront’: Hintz says GOP leaders blocking bill that aims to reduce prescription drug prices

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz blamed Republican "gatekeepers" for the Legislature's failure to act on a bipartisan proposal the Oshkosh Dem said would lower...

Lame-duck legal tab tops $2 million; GOP lawmakers’ bills grow in other suits

GOP legislative leaders and Dem Gov. Tony Evers have now spent nearly $2.1 million for private attorneys to represent them in lawsuits that emerged...

WEDC hammering out final details on MolsonCoors incentive package

WEDC is hammering out the final details of a new incentive package that MolsonCoors says will bring "hundreds" of jobs to Milwaukee as part...

‘UpFront’: Pence says he was unaware of allegations in Trump impeachment inquiry before they...

Vice President Mike Pence said he was "not aware" of allegations the Trump administration sought to tie U.S. military aid to investigations President Trump...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Nov. 22

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross discuss U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s connection to events at the center of the impeachment proceedings, the latest Marquette University Law School results and the first state Supreme Court forum ahead of next year’s election.

Assembly Democrats call for broader representation on UW System presidential search committee

Sixteen Assembly Dems are calling for "shared governance" in the UW System's search committee to replace outgoing UW President Ray Cross. "We can't emphasize enough...

Karofsky says Kelly’s rulings in cases involving conservative interests ‘feels like corruption’

Liberal Supreme Court candidate Jill Karofsky traded barbs with sitting conservative Justice Daniel Kelly, accusing Scott Walker's appointee of ruling on cases involving conservative...

Evers, Kaul announce $1.5M expansion of treatment and diversion options

Gov. Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul announced a $1.5 million expansion of treatment and diversion options for non-violent offenders the guv said "moves...

Kind on ‘UpFront’: Impeachment inquiry looks ‘more and more problematic’ for Trump

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind said the impeachment inquiry looks "more and more problematic" for President Trump every day, but he hopes lawmakers will "keep...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Nov. 15

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross discuss the conflict between Gov. Tony Evers and Senate Republicans over the firing of Brad Pfaff, state regulation of hemp, and Assembly resolutions on "Bible Week" and calling the Capitol evergreen a "Christmas tree."

Evers asks JFC to release $3.75M annually to fight homelessness

Gov. Tony Evers is asking the Joint Finance Committee to release $3.75 million annually to fight the homeless problem. The money would cover the costs...

Ousted DATCP secretary Pfaff takes job as DOA director

Gov. Tony Evers has hired Brad Pfaff as DOA's director of Business and Rural Development with a slight pay cut compared to his old...
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