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Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 14

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's reelection bid, redistricting, the Assembly's 2020 election probe, a Waukesha County judge's ruling barring unmanned absentee ballot drop boxes and more. 

Evers attorney finds complaint insufficient to start process of removing Milwaukee County DA

A private attorney Tony Evers retained found the complaint filed seeking to have him remove Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm suffers from several flaws,...

Split Supreme Court rejects Vos request to stay deposition on election review records

A split state Supreme Court rejected Assembly Speaker Robin Vos' last-minute request to shield him from providing a deposition in a lawsuit a liberal...

State Supreme Court accepts revised redistricting maps from Evers, other group of parties

The state Supreme Court has agreed to accept amended versions of the maps submitted by Gov. Tony Evers and another set of parties. But it...

Vos on ‘UpFront’ says he wants Gableman to complete election probe by end of...

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he wants Michael Gableman's review of the 2020 election to be complete with a final report by the end...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Jan. 7

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss Tommy Thompson's resignation as interim UW System president, developments in former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman's election investigation, new GOP law enforcement bills, the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack and more.

Thompson resigning as UW System interim president in March

Interim UW System President Tommy Thompson will resign his post in March, writing to Regents President Edmund Manydeed today that doing so will allow...

Green Bay Mayor Genrich seeks sanctions against Gableman

Eric Genrich has asked a Waukesha County judge to sanction Michael Gableman over the former justice's effort to have the Green Bay mayor detained...

Medicaid fund projected to finish biennium with $185M GPR surplus

Six months into the budget, the Department of Health Services is projecting the Medicaid fund to finish the 2021-23 biennium with a surplus of...

‘UpFront’ media panel looks ahead to 2022 in Wisconsin politics

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is poised to soon decide whether to seek reelection in what will be one of several high-profile races set to...

Rewind: Your Year in Review for 2021

WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon review the top stories of 2021 in state politics.

Assembly staffers surveyed as part of bipartisan effort to boost retention, recruitment

Speaker Robin Vos has brought in the National Conference of State Legislatures to survey Assembly staffers about their job duties and pay amid bipartisan...

State seeing roughly 20K COVID-19 vaccine doses wasted each week

At least 393,810 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been wasted in Wisconsin since the vaccines became available in December 2020, according to state DHS numbers...

Retiring county health official on ‘UpFront’ says she, staff received threats over work to...

A county public health officer who is retiring after 40 years of service said she and her staff received threats over their work in...

Evers talks COVID-19 vaccines, bail in year-end interview

Gov. Tony Evers told WisPolitics.com he would consider offering new incentives to get Wisconsinites vaccinated against COVID-19. But he said ultimately it will be more...
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