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Evers orders ban on gatherings of 50 or more people

Gov. Tony Evers announced via Twitter today that he has directed the state Department of Health Services to ban gatherings of 50 or more...

‘UpFront’: Gallagher says nation’s coronavirus testing has been deficient

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher said the nation’s testing for novel coronavirus has been deficient, and lawmakers need to look into it to keep it...

Evers directs DHS to close K-12 schools starting Wednesday

Gov. Tony Evers Friday directed the Department of Health Services to close all K-12 schools -- public and private -- beginning Wednesday and stretching...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 13

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the state's response to the coronavirus, the state Supreme Court race and a package of bills Gov. Tony Evers proposed to address flooding.

Karofsky, Kelly trade barbs in Milwaukee debate

Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky in a Milwaukee debate accused rival Daniel Kelly of hanging a "for sale" sign on the state Supreme Court,...

Evers declares public health emergency due to coronavirus

Gov. Tony Evers today declared a public health emergency due to the coronavirus, following a sixth person testing positive for the virus in Wisconsin. It...

Elections Commission refers 43 cases of suspected cross-state voting to DAs

The Elections Commission says it referred 43 cases of suspected cross-state voting to DAs in 19 Wisconsin counties stemming from the November 2018 election. Details...

Senate committee to take up bill to extend bar hours for 2020 DNC

A bill that would expand bar hours during the Democratic National Convention will receive a public hearing and exec in the Senate on Wednesday...

‘UpFront’: Kelly accuses Karofsky of slander, defends fundraiser at shooting range

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly said his opponent is slandering him. In a TV interview aired Sunday, Kelly responded to statements by Dane County...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 6

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the Dem presidential primary, the voter list lawsuit, Wisconsin joining a lawsuit against the Trump administration over border wall funding, coronavirus preparations and Gov. Tony Evers' recent actions on bills.

Bill authors knock Evers’ veto of their sweepstakes, paddlewheel raffle bills

Two Republican lawmakers are knocking Dem Tony Evers for vetoing their bills, including one the guv believed would eliminate consumer protections for those entering...

Karofsky on ‘UpFront’ says people feel Wisconsin Supreme Court is corrupt

People in Wisconsin "feel" like the Wisconsin Supreme Court is "corrupt," Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky said. Karofsky, the liberal candidate challenging conservative Justice Daniel...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 28

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov. Tony Evers' veto of a GOP tax bill, the latest polls, the appointment of Paul Knapp to lead the Wisconsin Nation Guard and more.

2020 DNC host committee announces new leadership

The Milwaukee committee hosting the Democratic National Convention has hired two new leaders after firing its top executives earlier this month over allegations they...

Keynote speech at health policy forum to highlight equity agenda

Mia Keeys, director of health equity policy and advocacy with the American Medical Association, is promising a fun and interactive keynote for next week’s...
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