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Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 15

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the latest on the investigation being run by Michael Gableman, a peek at fundraising numbers in the U.S. Senate race and Rebecca Cooke entering the Dem primary for the 3rd CD.

Gableman says he offered officials reprieve on interview timing in election probe

Former Justice Michael Gableman in a new video said he has offered the clerks and mayors of five cities a "reprieve on the timing...

Evers directs $45M in ARPA funds for violence prevention, victim services

Amid a recent spike in some categories of violent crime, Gov. Tony Evers announced he's directing $25 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds...

Experts say concerted effort is needed to get past current COVID-19 surge

While some data points suggest the state might be turning the corner on the current COVID-19 surge, health experts say a concerted effort is...

Kaul, Brandtjen knock Gableman-led 2020 election probe

The 2020 election probe being led by former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman drew fire from both flanks Monday over offers of immunity for...

Blank to leave UW-Madison at end of school year for president’s post at Northwestern

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is leaving the university at the end of the 2021-22 school year to become president of Northwestern University in Evanston,...

Evers tells ‘UpFront’ he’d veto Legislature’s maps if they’re ‘gerrymandering 2.0’

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers said he would veto maps the Republican-controlled Legislature sends to him if they are "gerrymandering 2.0." "If they're continuing or making...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 8

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the 2020 election investigation led by former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, the fields taking shape for 2022 fall elections, and the DNR’s move to set the state’s fall wolf hunt quota at 130 despite the Natural Resources Board approving a quota of 300.

Underly says state superintendent should remain as elected position

Department of Public Instruction chief Jill Underly predicted Wisconsin residents wouldn't approve a Republican idea to change the state constitution and make the jobs...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 1

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss education legislation, abortion bills, redistricting, the 2020 election investigation led by former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, and Gov. Tony Evers’ decision to use federal funds to overhaul the state’s unemployment system.

Republicans would still have advantage under maps Evers’ commission released

Republicans would still have an advantage under drafts of Assembly and Senate district lines created for Gov. Tony Evers' People's Maps Commission, according to...

DHS backs Pfizer vaccine booster shots for high-risk groups

The state Department of Health Services is backing the recommendation that certain populations who received Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine get a booster and has begun...

Lawmakers on ‘UpFront’ debate bill to prohibit schools from teaching race, gender stereotypes

The Assembly is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a Republican bill a sponsor says would prohibit public schools from teaching race and sex stereotypes. "Stereotyping...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Sept. 24

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss redistricting lawsuits, former Justice Michael Gableman’s 2020 election probe, State Superintendent Jill Underly’s “State of Education” address, back-to-school legislation and the latest on COVID-19.

Assembly to take up redistricting resolution to retain core of existing districts ‘as much...

The state Assembly will vote Tuesday on a resolution backing a policy to "retain as much as possible the core of existing districts.'' The Rules...
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