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LeMahieu warns Evers might veto Assembly version of COVID-19 bill

Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, says several provisions the GOP Assembly added back to the COVID-19 bill are likely a “red flag” for...

Monitor sees progress at youth prisons, but concern over ‘extreme boredom’

A court-ordered monitor says staff at youth lockups in northern Wisconsin are making “every attempt to maintain facility operations as best as possible” during...

Baldwin on ‘UpFront’ says cabinet confirmations should come before impeachment trial

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says it's crucial for the Senate to work on President Biden's cabinet confirmations before proceeding to former President Trump's impeachment...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 22

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss GOP lawmakers’ push for vaccine distribution oversight, Karen Timberlake being named interim health secretary, Republicans’ dismissal of Gov. Tony Evers’ call for a special session on UI reforms, the Feb. 16 primaries and more.

More than two dozen GOP lawmakers sign on to resolution to overturn Evers’ latest...

More than two dozen GOP lawmakers have signed onto a joint resolution that would overturn the latest public health emergency Gov. Tony Evers issued. If...

Legislature takes no action during special session on unemployment insurance system

Two GOP legislative leaders say they remain unconvinced Gov. Tony Evers needs a special session bill to begin overhauling the state's unemployment insurance computer...

‘UpFront’: Moore, Tiffany air contrasting views on Trump impeachment

A Wisconsin congresswoman who voted to impeach President Trump said he's a danger to the country, while a congressman who voted against impeachment said...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 15

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the State of the State address and the GOP response, the latest on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout and the congressional impeachment vote.

State justices question proposal on redistricting process

Justices on Thursday appeared skeptical of a conservative-backed proposal to create a process for the state Supreme Court to handle redistricting cases. The petition asks...

Evers calls for unemployment system overhaul, $200 million investment in broadband

Gov. Tony Evers, delivering Wisconsin’s first virtual State of the State, announced tonight he will call the Legislature into special session to take up...
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Evers backs Senate version of COVID-19 bill but Assembly GOP leader knocks it

Gov. Tony Evers today praised the Senate COVID-19 bill as a "good start" and urged the Assembly to pass the amended legislation so he...

Senate taking up scaled-back COVID-19 bill today

Senate Org on a party-line 3-2 vote yesterday approved a scaled-back COVID-19 bill that GOP Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu plans to put on the...

Gallagher, Kind address Capitol violence, push to oust Trump on ‘UpFront’

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher said President Trump lied to his supporters, but the Green Bay Republican is not convinced that impeachment is what is...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 8

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss objections to states' electoral votes, the swearing-in of the state Legislature, COVID-19 legislation and the Kenosha County DA's decision not to charge officers in the Jacob Blake shooting.

Assembly GOP COVID-19 legislation passes committee on party-line vote

The Assembly Health Committee split along party lines on a COVID-19 relief package from Speaker Robin Vos after the panel's Dems opted to leave...
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