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Roth aims for quick vote in Senate on Kimberly-Clark tax incentive package

GOP Sen. Roger Roth is pushing for a quick Senate vote on a tax incentive package for Kimberly-Clark after the company indicated it was...

Flynn continues to defend archdiocese work

Dem guv candidate Matt Flynn is continuing to defend his work for the Milwaukee Archdiocese, insisting reporters were misreading a deposition from the former...

‘UpFront’: Grothman praises Trump’s Russia policy

U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah, said it’s “a good thing” President Trump is talking to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and that Trump’s overall policy...

Former state Sen. Mike Ellis passes away

Former Sen. Mike Ellis, who spent 44 years in the state Legislature, has passed away, according to Sen. Roger Roth, who succeeded him for...

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters cover the latest on the Dem guv race, GOP U.S. Senate primary and fundraising numbers.

Walker overshadows Dem guv field in ad spending

Gov. Scott Walker spent nearly $1.6 million on TV ads over the first six months of 2018, according to his campaign finance report. He dropped...

‘UpFront’: Pocan slams Trump administration’s efforts to reunite families separated at border

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Town of Vermont, said efforts by the Trump administration to reunite children with parents who were detained along the U.S.-Mexican...

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan’s bill to abolish ICE; the debate over Wisconsin’s prison population; and President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Watch today’s Dem gubernatorial debate live here at 6 p.m.

The Dem guv candidates will meet tonight at 6 p.m. in a Milwaukee debate hosted by a media partnership that includes WisPolitics.com.

WEDC to write off $1.1M loan to bankrupt waste-recycling company

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is writing off a more than $1 million loan the agency made to now-bankrupt Green Box in northeastern Wisconsin. The...

Johnson: U.S. faces ‘much larger threats’ than Russian election interference

U.S. Sen Ron Johnson downplayed the impact of Russian interference on the 2016 election Tuesday and said the U.S. faces "much larger threats." Nonetheless, Johnson...

Pocan to introduce bill to abolish ICE Thursday; Baldwin opposes shuttering agency

Dem U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he plans to officially introduce his legislation to abolish ICE on Thursday, as he defended the plan and knocked...

‘UpFront’: Strategists analyze Dem guv field, Walker’s re-election prospects

A Democratic campaign strategist says the gubernatorial primary is still an open race just a few weeks out from the Aug. 14 primary, and...

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the impact of federal and state court developments on Wisconsin; the number of families that claimed that $100-per-child tax rebate; and the state’s announcement it’ll start collecting an internet sales tax on Oct. 1.

DOR: Online sales tax rule will include exemption for smaller retailers

The Department of Revenue's administrative rule to allow the state to begin collecting the sales tax on some online transactions will include an exemption...
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