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‘UpFront’: UW chancellors tout free UW-Madison tuition program for first generation students

Two University of Wisconsin chancellors say the new Badger Promise program offers affordability and access to a four-year degree. "This is making UW-Madison affordable to...

‘Rewind’: Walker’s budget vetoes; Foxconn bill; Hintz elected Assembly minority leader

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross review the news of the week in state politics.

Walker touts boost to education spending as he signs state budget

Gov. Scott Walker signed a nearly $76 billion two-year state budget Thursday in Neenah as he touted the state's investment in education -- from...

Walker signs Foxconn bill, vetoes several provisions

Gov. Scott Walker vetoed the Joint Finance Committee's power to review the release of $252.4 million in general obligation bonds for I-94 north-south as...
UpFront

‘UpFront’: Johnson says health care plan he helped draft gaining support

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, says the health care plan he has drafted with several other Republican senators stands a "very good chance" of...

Baldwin at Fighting Bob Fest: ‘Washington is not fighting for Wisconsin’

MADISON -- For speakers at the 16th annual Fighting Bob Fest, the message to the audience was clear: the time is now. U.S. Sen. Tammy...

‘Rewind’: State budget, Foxconn, Assembly Dem leadership

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross discuss the significant news of the week in state politics.

With Senate GOP holdouts, uncertainty ahead of planned budget vote

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald is holding open the option of coming in over the weekend to take up the state budget if needed...

Groups at odds over budget provision on short-term home rentals

A group that represents the tech company Airbnb says it's opposing a budget provision that would add requirements to homeowners who want to rent...
UpFront

‘UpFront’: Zamarripa says Ryan may offer hope for ‘dreamers’

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, may offer hope for the protection of young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, said...
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