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Evers text to Midwest Dem guvs: Trump Guard plan ‘pathetic’

Tony Evers and some of his fellow Midwestern Dem guvs didn’t hold back as they shared texts about the White House’s plans to end...

Evers, Palm warn a negative test not a ‘free pass’ to avoid COVID-19 precautions

Gov. Tony Evers and DHS Secretary Andrea Palm warn that a negative test is not a free pass to attend large Thanksgiving celebrations or...

Evers, Kaul sue Legislature over lame-duck laws

Gov. Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul are asking the state Supreme Court to strike down part of the GOP lame-duck legislative package passed...

Kapenga on ‘UpFront’ says lawmakers looking for common ground with Evers on COVID-19 legilsation

Incoming Wisconsin Senate President Chris Kapenga says lawmakers will be meeting next week to see if there is "common ground" with the Republican-controlled Assembly...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Nov. 20

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss proposals from Gov. Tony Evers and Assembly Republicans to address COVID-19, lawsuits before the state Supreme Court on COVID-19 orders, and the presidential recount in Milwaukee and Dane Counties.

Presidential recount gearing up today in Dane, Milwaukee counties

Presidential election recounts will begin gearing up today in the state's two largest Dem strongholds. But Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell says his jurisdiction won't...

Hospital group urges Capitol leaders to cooperate on new COVID-19 mitigation strategy

The Wisconsin Hospital Association urged Gov. Tony Evers and legislative leaders to cooperate and quickly implement a new mitigation strategy to slow COVID-19 spread. Evers...

Guv’s office, speaker spar over plans for COVID-19 legislation

Less than a day after Gov. Tony Evers' staff asked GOP legislative leaders for their input on a COVID-19 bill, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos...

State pegs Trump’s estimated recount bill at nearly $8 million

The Trump campaign will have to pay nearly $8 million by 5 p.m. tomorrow if it wants a statewide recount of this month's presidential...

‘UpFront’: Baldwin says delaying Biden transition hurts nation

Delaying the transition to President-elect Joe Biden hurts the nation, and the Trump administration needs to begin the process now, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Nov. 13

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss Gov. Tony Evers’ "stay-at-home" advisory as COVID-19 cases and deaths surge, updates regarding the presidential election in Wisconsin, legislative leadership elections, and the Department of Public Instruction’s request for an additional $1.6 billion in 2021-23 budget.

Possible presidential race recount would likely wrap up first week of December, top election...

A potential recount of last week's presidential election would likely wrap up in the first week of December, according to a timeline laid out...

Evers calls for new precautions to combat COVID-19, but issues no new restrictions

Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Tuesday urging people to stay home as much as possible while pressing businesses to take steps to...

DPI seeks $1.4B in new GPR for school aids, mental health, special ed

The Department of Public Instruction wants more than $1.4 billion in new GPR in the 2021-23 budget to boost school aids, special education funding...
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