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Contract shows Gableman set to receive $44K for Assembly election investigation

Former conservative Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman will be paid $44,000 through this fall to oversee an Assembly investigation into the 2020 election, according...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for July 2

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Wisconsin Policy Forum’s Jason Stein discuss the state budget before Gov. Tony Evers, President Biden’s visit to Wisconsin and the governor’s veto of GOP elections and unemployment insurance bills.

Amended gaming compact would allow sports betting at Oneida casinos if feds approve

Gov. Tony Evers has signed an amendment to the state's gaming compact with the Oneida Nation allowing its casinos to offer betting on sports...

Biden in La Crosse calls bipartisan infrastructure deal ‘blue-collar blueprint to rebuild America’

President Biden in La Crosse today praised a bipartisan infrastructure deal as a “blue-collar blueprint to rebuild America.” In his second visit to the state...

Lawsuit seeks to ban use of absentee ballot drop boxes ahead of 2022 election

The conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty has filed a lawsuit in Waukesha County Circuit Court seeking a ban on the use of...

Business leader on ‘UpFront’ calls on Evers to end enhanced federal unemployment benefit

A Wisconsin business leader says Gov. Tony Evers' help is needed both short-term and long-term to solve Wisconsin's worker shortage. Kurt Bauer, president and CEO...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 25

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye host Briana Reilly and guest co-host Jessica VanEgeren discuss the effort to nix the personal property tax, the governor signing four policing bills into law, bills to tighten rules on absentee voting, a state plan to provide COVID testing in schools and a preview of Republicans' state party convention this weekend.

Investigators find differential treatment at DOJ but do not substantiate discrimination claims

Independent investigators did not substantiate racial and sexual discrimination claims against Deputy AG Eric Wilson as he denies allegations from the head of the...

State GOP vice chair says party making inroads with people of color

A top official in the Republican Party of Wisconsin said the party has made "significant inroads" with communities of color and will look to...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 18

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss the Joint Finance Committee wrapping up work on the state budget, policing bills headed to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk and the push from two Assembly Republicans for an Arizona-style audit of Wisconsin’s November 2020 election.

Brandtjen, Murphy say they’d like to see Arizona-style audit of Wisconsin’s November election

Two Assembly Republicans who traveled to Arizona to witness the partisan audit of the 2020 election told WisPolitics.com they’d like to see a similar...

Evers tells ‘UpFront’ he’s leaning toward vetoing bill to end enhanced unemployment benefits

Gov. Tony Evers says he's leaning toward vetoing a GOP bill that would cut off enhanced federal unemployment benefits of $300 a week. "I'll take...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for June 11

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss the state's $4.4 billion budget windfall, the Joint Finance Committee's progress on the state budget, Gov. Tony Evers' reelection announcement and a state Supreme Court ruling that local health officials don't have the power to close schools.

Marquette to require COVID-19 vaccinations for students

Marquette University will require all students to be fully vaccinated by August for the upcoming school year. In an open letter to current and incoming...

Rodriguez, Goyke debate education funding, vaccine requirements on ‘UpFront’

A Republican lawmaker on the Legislature's powerful budget-writing committee said the state would stay in compliance with federal guidelines, so as not to miss...
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