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Fitzgerald pushes for Pfaff’s outster as DATCP secretary, guv rejects call

Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald today asked Gov. Tony Evers to withdraw the nomination of Brad Pfaff as DATCP secretary rather than face the possibility...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Nov. 1

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross interview retiring UW System President Ray Cross. The two also discuss Gov. Tony Evers' "Complete Count" panel for the 2020 census, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos' support for raising the age to buy vaping products, and former House Speaker Paul Ryan's new nonprofit foundation.

Evers elevates Romanski to interim DATCP secretary

Gov. Tony Evers announced at a DATCP Board meeting today that he’s elevating Randy Romanski to interim secretary after the state Senate this week...

Kind backs formalizing impeachment probe

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, who said earlier this month that impeaching the president should be a "last resort," told reporters in Washington, D.C., Tuesday...
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Duffy faces blowback over Vindman comments

Former U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy faced blowback from liberals and conservatives after he questioned the allegiance of a decorated lieutenant colonel who testified he...

Evers creates panel to encourage U.S. Census participation

A panel Gov. Tony Evers has created via executive order is charged with encouraging participation in the 2020 Census. Speaking at a news conference in...

‘UpFront’: Kelly says state Supreme Court’s job is to apply the law as it...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly said it will be a challenge to break through the “noise” of the 2020 election cycle, but he...

Cross draws praise following retirement announcement

Gov. Tony Evers and lawmakers on Friday praised UW System President Ray Cross after announcing he will retire upon the selection of a successor. The...

Book excerpt: Tim Cullen: ‘Disassembled: A Native Son on Janesville and General Motors’

The following is an excerpt from "Disassembled: A Native Son on Janesville and General Motors – a Story of Grit, Race, Gender and Wishful Thinking and What it Means for America," written by former Janesville Democratic Sen. Tim Cullen and edited by Doug Moe. The book can be purchased here

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 25

WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Supreme Court arguments in a lame-duck suit, the latest results from the Marquette University Law School Poll and the political standoff over gun control measures.

Fitzgerald says Evers has failed to reach across the aisle on bipartisan policy goals

Senate Majority Leader and 5th CD candidate Scott Fitzgerald says the hallmark of the fall session would be GOP lawmakers "playing goalie" by blocking...

Pence presses Congress to pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement in Pleasant Prairie stop

PLEASANT PRAIRIE--Vice President Mike Pence during a stop here today called on Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, saying it’s “a win for Wisconsin...

GOP leaders seek to intervene in federal Act 10 lawsuit

GOP legislative leaders are again seeking to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging a state law, this time because they have concerns Dem AG...

Murphy, Neubauer debate campus free speech bill on ‘UpFront’

State Rep. Dave Murphy, R-Greenville, said a campus free speech bill is "imperative," while Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, said the bill would actually "undermine"...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Oct. 18

WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the latest on efforts to reign in the guv’s veto powers, Milwaukee County Exec Chris Abele deciding against seeking reelection and the Dems now running in the 7th CD.
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