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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...

Foxconn to receive $28.8M in state tax credits

Foxconn will receive $28.8 million in state tax credits for 2020, just shy of the maximum award the Taiwanese manufacturer could receive under the...

Committee denies pay raise for Milwaukee County DA, approves boost for prison guards

A legislative committee voted unanimously to deny the Milwaukee County DA a future raise over how John Chisholm's office handled the case of a...

Assembly Dems choose Neubauer, Haywood to lead caucus

Incoming Assembly Minority Leader Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, told WisPolitics.com the Dem caucus has some healing to do after Rep. Jimmy Anderson charged that some...

Bernier on ‘UpFront’ says numerous GOP colleagues back her call to end Gableman’s election...

A Republican state senator says former Justice Michael Gableman's investigation into the 2020 election should end and declares many Republicans agree with her. "I've got...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Dec. 17

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss redistricting, Dem Assembly leadership elections, former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman's election investigation and more.

U.S. Senate confirms Barrett for Luxembourg ambassador

The swift confirmation of Tom Barrett to become the next ambassador to Luxembourg sets up a spring election to select his successor. The U.S. Senate...

Commissioner Thomsen on ‘UpFront’ says group of Republicans trying to control elections

A Dem member of the Wisconsin Elections Commission charged that "a small group of Republicans" is out to seize control of state elections infrastructure...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Dec. 10

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the Wisconsin Elections Commission rejecting a complaint over election grants, COVID-19, the GOP push to oust Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ comments on election conspiracy theories.

Underly pushes back against GOP demands on spending COVID-19 funds

State Superintendent Jill Underly is firing back at the Joint Finance Committee co-chairs over their "disappointing, disingenuous, and nakedly political letter" demanding her agency...

Tusler on ‘UpFront’ says Chisholm should change cash bail policy or resign

The chairman of the Assembly Judiciary Committee said Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm should change his policy on cash bail or resign. "If he refuses...
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