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Record cold forces closures of state offices

State offices will be closed today for the first time since 2012 after Gov. Tony Evers declared a state of emergency last night due...

Report: Foxconn considering shifting away from LCD manufacturing in WI

The Foxconn Technology Group says it remains committed to its Wisconsin project as a top company executive told Reuters the Taiwanese manufacturer is looking...

Hintz appoints himself to WEDC board

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz has appointed himself to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Board, one of four lawmakers to serve on the panel. The...

‘UpFront’: Thompson downplays opposition to his appointment as Transportation secretary

Craig Thompson, Gov. Tony Evers' pick to lead the Department of Transportation, downplayed opposition to his nomination in an interview that aired Sunday on...

Rewind: Your Week in Review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Tony Evers' State of the State speech, the back and forth over the withdrawing from the state’s involvement in the Affordable Care Act lawsuit and the Marquette University Law School poll results.

Kaul asks JFC to ‘promptly’ vote on request to withdraw from ACA lawsuit

AG Josh Kaul wants the Joint Finance Committee to "promptly" hold a vote on his request for authorization to withdraw from the multi-state lawsuit...

Evers pushes Medicaid expansion, calls on GOP leaders to avoid making health care ‘partisan...

Gov. Tony Evers took his push to expand Medicaid to a statewide audience in his first State of the State Tuesday, making a public...

Evers will re-affirm call for two-thirds funding, urge lawmakers to fix economy in State...

Gov. Tony Evers tonight will re-affirm his call for the state to again pick up two-thirds of the costs for K-12 education and plans...

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...

Kaul tells ‘UpFront’ red flag law would help keep schools safer

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul says a “red flag” law would help keep schools safer and give law enforcement a means to temporarily disarm...

‘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.

Foxconn falls short of hiring goal to qualify for first round of tax credits

Foxconn failed to create enough jobs last year to qualify for the first round of tax credits under a nearly $3 billion package the...

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 says budget likely to include ‘first step’ toward legalizing medical marijuana

Gov. Tony Evers says his first budget will likely include a "first step" toward legalizing medical marijuana. The governor addressed board members of the Wisconsin...

Report: Youth prisons continue pepper spray use, lengthy solitary confinement

Wisconsin youth prisons are still relying on pepper spray and are keeping inmates in solitary confinement for weeks at a time, according to a...