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‘Rewind’: Your Week in Review for Jan. 24

On this week's episode, the AP’s Scott Bauer and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Tony Evers’ State of the State initiatives, the state’s higher tax collections and more.

Legislative leaders float competing proposals for expected boost in state revenue

The latest revenue estimates give the guv and lawmakers an additional $451.9 million -- and maybe more -- to play with ahead of the...

Evers calls special session to address farm crisis, promises executive orders on redistricting, student...

Gov. Tony Evers announced in his second State of the State on Wednesday a three-pronged approach to addressing the challenges facing Wisconsin farmers, starting...

Evers wants lawmakers to address redistricting, cost of insulin, PFAS, more before adjourning

In his second State of the State, Gov. Tony Evers will challenge lawmakers to address a series of issues before they adjourn from the...

‘Rewind’ previews Evers’ State of the State address

WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross preview the State of the State Address in a special edition of Rewind.

Speaker urges the powerful to ‘stand for justice’ during Capitol MLK Day ceremony

Dr. Ollie Watts Davis’ message on Monday was for those born into privilege, those who hold position and those who were voted into power to take a stand for justice.

‘UpFront’: Baldwin calls for fair, honest impeachment trial

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin said she's hopeful witnesses will be called and senators will be allowed to ask questions during the impeachment trial of...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 17

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss legal rulings in the voter list case, results of the latest Marquette University Law School Poll, President Trump’s visit to Milwaukee, legislative Republicans’ criminal justice reform package and more.

Supreme Court passes on taking voter case appeal; 4th District issues stay

Justice Rebecca Bradley says it’s unlikely the state Supreme Court will have an opportunity to rule before the 2020 election in a case impacting...

‘UpFront’: Johnson says he’ll vote against limiting Trump’s war powers

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said he will vote against limiting President Trump's authority to go to war with Iran. Johnson said he does not want...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 10

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross discuss a package unveiled this week to address water quality issues, the latest on a lawsuit over deactivating registrations for voters who may have moved and the presidential primary ballot.

Evers calls on Legislature to address homelessness, drinking water contamination, other issues

Gov. Tony Evers assigned the GOP-controlled Legislature "homework" for the upcoming year, calling on lawmakers to address a range of topics including homelessness, contaminated...

Trump poised to be unopposed in Wisconsin primary after state GOP declines to add...

Donald Trump is poised to be unopposed in Wisconsin's primary after the Presidential Preference Selection Committee decided Tuesday against adding any other Republicans to...

‘UpFront’: Dems on track to meet fundraising goal for DNC

Democrats are on track to hit their $70 million fundraising goal for the national nominating convention in Milwaukee, an organizer said. Liz Gilbert, president of...

Evers signs record number of executive orders in first year

Gov. Tony Evers issued more executive orders in his first year than any other guv in Wisconsin history. He signed 61 executive orders through mid-December....
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