Schimel: Wedding barns need license to serve alcohol

A new informal opinion from outgoing AG Brad Schimel could threaten so-called “wedding barns,” according to a conservative think tank. But Walker administration officials aren’t saying whether they are planning to change their enforcement standards for the venues, which are

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 26, 2018

In today’s WisPolitics Midday update: A Waukesha Circuit Court judge passes on a bid for the state Supreme Court. Two young lawmakers say millenials are tired of political division. Health care open enrollment numbers are down. … Please log in

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 20, 2018

In today’s WisPolitics Midday update: The state DOT projects a decline in spending and gas tax revenue. Congressman Mark Pocan says he thinks Nancy Pelosi will be the next speaker of the House. … Please log in to access subscriber

Walker appoints Schimel to Waukesha County bench

Gov. Scott Walker is appointing outgoing AG Brad Schimel to a vacancy on the Waukesha County Circuit Court. The move comes a day after Schimel formally conceded the AG’s race to Dem rival Josh Kaul, who won by 17,190 votes.

Pocan says ‘odds are’ Pelosi will become next House speaker

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he’s betting Dem leader Nancy Pelosi will become the next House speaker. The Town of Vermont Dem’s comments Monday came after news reports showed 16 House Dems signed onto a letter pledging they’d oppose Pelosi,

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 19, 2018

In today’s WisPolitics Midday: Attorney General Brad Schimel concedes to Dem opponent Josh Kaul and says he will not seek a recount. Gov.-elect Tony Evers announces new members of his transition team. And Sen. Alberta Darling defends the idea of

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