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‘UpFront’: Republican lawmakers to consider elections law changes next year

The GOP chair of the Senate's elections committee said Republican lawmakers will be looking to make some changes in state elections law when they...

Evers defends administration’s handling of unemployment claims, declines to say if he’ll run again

Gov. Tony Evers insists his administration did “everything humanly possible” to handle the onslaught of unemployment claims that left thousands of Wisconsinites waiting months...

Two Republican lawmakers, candidate among plaintiffs in new federal lawsuit challenging Nov. 3 election

Two GOP state reps and a Republican running in the special election for the 89th AD are among the plaintiffs in a new federal...

Wisconsin delegation split along party lines as COVID-19, government funding package passes Congress

Wisconsin's six Republican members of Congress were among 59 in both chambers to oppose the sweeping $900 billion COVID-19 relief package tied to a...

Pocan on ‘UpFront’ says COVID-19 relief package ‘missing a lot’

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Town of Vermont, says the COVID-19 relief package negotiated by House and Senate leaders was "missing a lot," including more...

Former Chief Justice Abrahamson dies at 87

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson has died. She was 87. Abrahamson was the first woman to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Dec. 18

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss COVID-19 vaccinations in Wisconsin, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s acknowledgment of President-elect Joe Biden’s win, PFAS Action Council recommendations and an audit of the Department of Workforce Development’s handling of jobless benefits.

Supreme Court hears arguments on indoor capacity limits

State Supreme Court justices quizzed an Evers administration attorney on the legality of an order limiting indoor capacity at bars and restaurants in light...

Baldwin says bipartisan negotiations have led to 80 percent agreement on congressional COVID relief

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says a bipartisan group of Senate lawmakers has sent a pair of COVID-19 relief package proposals to congressional leaders for...

Born on ‘UpFront’ says GOP lawmakers want fair, widespread COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The new Assembly Republican co-chair of the Joint Committee on Finance said lawmakers "want to be part of the discussion" when it comes to...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Dec. 11

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss lawsuits challenging Wisconsin's election results, a state Supreme Court hearing on health emergency powers, recommendations from Gov. Tony Evers' climate change panel and more.

Climate change task force calls for utilities to further reduce carbon emissions

The final report of the Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change is calling for a reduction of carbon emissions from utilities. The report calls for...

Trump attorney Jim Troupis, AG Kaul discuss election lawsuits on ‘UpFront’

A former judge representing the Trump campaign said state election officials and some local clerks "willfully determined" that they would not follow state law...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Dec. 4

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss lawsuits challenging Wisconsin’s presidential election, the Assembly GOP’s draft COVID-19 package, new appointments to the Joint Finance Committee and more.

Assembly GOP COVID-19 bill would restrict local closures, pressure schools to return to in-person...

Assembly Republicans are proposing sweeping legislation to deal with COVID-19 that would pressure schools to return to in-person instruction and place new restrictions on...
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