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2017 Year-end WisPolitics.com Stock Report

A state budget that dragged into September and a proposed $10 billion Foxconn manufacturing plant in southeastern Wisconsin were some of the top stories...

Lasee, Ripp to join Walker administration next week

GOP state Sen. Frank Lasee and Rep. Keith Ripp are joining the Walker administration next week, according to the guv's office. The GOP lawmakers, who...

Schimel: New investigation of GAB will see if there was ‘other criminal activity’

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says a new investigation of the now-defunct Government Accountability Board will look into whether there was "other criminal activity"...

Ethics Commission administrator wants agency investigation to clear his name

Ethics Commission Administrator Brian Bell is requesting the commission launch an investigation into his conduct, saying the move would help set the record straight...

‘Rewind’: Doe leak probe developments; primary results; Lincoln Hills

This week on 'Rewind': WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Patrick Marley discuss the latest developments over an investigation into leaks from the John Doe, the results of this week’s primaries for open legislative seats and more developments with Lincoln Hills.

GOP-run Senate panel gives Schimel go-ahead to further investigate defunct GAB

A GOP-run Senate committee Thursday voted to give AG Brad Schimel the go-ahead to conduct an expanded investigation into the actions of the defunct...

Vos: No demand in caucus to impose fee schedule in workers comp program

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he doesn't see a crisis in the state's workers comp program and sees no demand in his caucus to...

Hintz: Zepnick no longer caucusing with Assembly Dems

Minority Leader Gordon Hintz said Rep. Josh Zepnick is no longer caucusing with Assembly Dems after he was accused of kissing two women without...

‘UpFront’: Moore says Mueller in danger of being fired, defends vote to impeach Trump

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, said she thinks Special Counsel Robert Mueller is in danger of being fired by President Trump over the Russia...

Rewind: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the GOP leaders' call for Ethics and Elections commission Administrators Brian Bell and Michael Haas to resign; reports this week that House Speaker Paul Ryan's stepping down in 2018; and the Dec. 19 special elections.

Walker mum on whether Ethics, Elections commission administrators should resign

Gov. Scott Walker Friday repeatedly declined to weigh in on whether the administrators at the Ethics and Elections commissions should step down following the...

DC Wrap: Baldwin calls on Trump to advance ‘Buy American’ report; Pocan backs delaying...

Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly. Quotes of the week The...

Ethics Commission, DOJ spar over Doe leak report

The state Ethics Commission Tuesday countered DOJ's investigation into leaks from the John Doe probes, saying the report failed to accurately describe the agency's...

Shilling defers to Milwaukee on whether Coggs should resign as city treasurer

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, the top elected female Democrat at the Capitol, is deferring to Milwaukee leaders on whether former Dem Sen. Spencer...
UpFront

‘UpFront’: Vukmir says GAB kept her personal emails for political reasons

State Sen. Leah Vukmir says the now-defunct Government Accountability Board's keeping of some of her personal emails was politically motivated. The Brookfield Republican said that...
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