Barnes pledges to be leader for all Wisconsinites in MLK Day speech

Mandela Barnes says he plans be a leader for all Wisconsinites as he works to promote racial equity, education and the environment in his tenure as the state’s first African-American lt. guv. Barnes, the second African-American elected to statewide office

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

Gov. Tony Evers’ push to expand Medicaid; the debate over legislation to ensure health coverage for those with pre-existing conditions; Evers’ plan to include include a first step toward legalization of medical marijuana in his budget proposal; and more.

Assembly Republican unveil middle-class tax cut proposal

Assembly Republicans’ plan for a middle-class tax cut would be paid for out of an expected $588 million surplus. But a spokeswoman for Gov. Tony Evers said the plan unveiled Thursday “falls short” of what he proposed because it would

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week’s episode,’s JR Ross and WisconsinEye’s Steve Walters discuss inauguration festivities, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos staffing up and the flurry of legal action at the Capitol.