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Schimel: Last of backlogged rape kits submitted for testing

AG Brad Schimel has announced the last of the backlogged rape kits have been submitted to outside labs for testing. Schimel previously projected the state...

‘UpFront’: Kaul says DOJ needs new leadership

Democratic candidate for Wisconsin attorney general Josh Kaul said the Department of Justice needs “new leadership in a host of areas.” One of those areas,...

Groups file challenge to Lake Michigan water diversion approval for Foxconn development

Several environmental groups being represented by Midwest Environmental Advocates have filed a legal petition under the Great Lakes Compact to challenge the DNR's approval...

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss changes at the top of the Department of Corrections, the Foxconn flare-up and the Dem guv field.

DNR attorney to review judge’s decision to invalidate frac sand mining permit

An attorney for DNR Secretary Dan Meyer will review an administrative law judge's decision invalidating a frac sand mining permit. DNR attorney Mark Herman will...
DC Wrap

DC Wrap: Johnson’s ‘right-to-try’ bill heads to Trump’s desk; Moore, Kind introduce Green Alert...

Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly. Join WisPolitics.com and the...

Foxconn says plan to invest $10 billion in southeastern Wisconsin ‘remains unchanged’

Foxconn Technology Group is insisting it remains committed to its pledged $10 billion investment in southeastern Wisconsin, though the Taiwanese manufacturer also plans to...

Litscher to retire, guv elevates deputy secretary to lead Corrections

Corrections Secretary Jon Litscher, who Gov. Scott Walker brought back to the agency to help deal with ongoing problems at a youth prison in...

Wendelberger resigns from Ethics Commission

Dem appointee Jeralyn Wendelberger resigned from the state Ethics Commission last week so she could go to work for a group that lobbies the...

Flynn sets up webpage defending his work for Milwaukee Archdiocese

Dem guv candidate Matt Flynn has created a new campaign webpage dedicated to "setting the record straight" on his past work defending the Milwaukee...

‘UpFront’: Priebus says Mueller probe should continue

Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should be allowed to finish his investigation into the Trump campaign...

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on sports betting and its effect on Wisconsin; Gov. Scott Walker's promotion of the $100-per-child rebate; and the results of this week's special election primaries in the 1st SD and 42nd AD. 

Ryan says he’s leaving office knowing ‘our best days are yet ahead of us’

In his last speech before the state GOP convention before he leaves office, House Speaker Paul Ryan says he leaves knowing the Republican Party...

Johnson says Vukmir, Nicholson should focus campaigns against Baldwin

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said today he hopes that sometime after the convention the weaker GOP U.S. Senate primary candidate will drop out if...

Schimel says CBD oil extraction, sale to be allowed under industrial hemp pilot program

AG Brad Schimel says those participating in the state's industrial hemp pilot program can extract and sell CBD oil. The announcement comes after Schimel faced...
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