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Evers tells ‘UpFront’ he’s not concerned about possible GOP lawsuit over federal COVID-19 aid...

Gov. Tony Evers says he's not concerned Republican lawmakers could take him to court over the distribution of $3.2 billion in federal Covid-19 relief...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for April 23

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss the new Foxconn deal, recommendations from a task force on racial disparities and the 2022 field for U.S. Senate, governor and attorney general.

Evers vetoes 11 GOP bills directing federal COVID-19 aid spending

Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed 11 GOP-authored bills directing how to spend federal money from the latest COVID-19 relief package and announced how he...

Foxconn could get $80 million if it creates 1,454 jobs, invests $672 million under...

Gov. Tony Evers today hailed a new contract with Foxconn as a “better deal for our state” as it slashes the maximum tax credits...

As legalization stalls at state level, local governments tackle marijuana policy

Nearly a decade after Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana, the debate has spiked in Wisconsin as more states join the pro-marijuana ranks.

Marijuana legalization can present law enforcement challenges

As Wisconsin debates the legalization of marijuana, law enforcement officials in Michigan — Wisconsin’s first neighbor to legalize recreational use — note challenges in enforcing marijuana-related DUIs and addressing break-ins linked to homes with grow operations.

Evers announces new deal with Foxconn

Gov. Tony Evers and Foxconn execs this morning announced the state has reached a new deal with the company over its Mount Pleasant project. The...

Vos touts GOP plan for federal COVID-19 aid on ‘UpFront’

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says Republicans "have a really good plan" for allocating billions in federal money, adding a veto from Dem Gov. Tony...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for April 16

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss GOP lawmakers' move to direct AG Josh Kaul to join a lawsuit challenging the federal government's ban on states using COVID-19 aid for tax cuts. They also discuss Gov. Tony Evers' deal to preserve $70 million per month in federal food assistance, the state's pause on using Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and the state Supreme Court striking down the state's October capacity limits on indoor public gatherings.

LeMahieu says medical marijuana legalization should wait for FDA approval

Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu said today he doesn’t back legalizing medical marijuana in Wisconsin without FDA approval. During a WisPolitics.com luncheon, LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, said...

Ziegler pledges fair, efficient Supreme Court as she preps for chief justice role

Incoming Chief Justice Annette Ziegler pledged she will do “all I can to ensure the Wisconsin Supreme Court operates fairly and efficiently with a...

Supreme Court rules Evers administration didn’t have authority to limit public, indoor gatherings through...

A split state Supreme Court today ruled Gov. Tony Evers’ administration didn’t have the power to limit public gatherings last fall in an effort...

Evers has deal with feds to save $70M a month in food stamp aid

Gov. Tony Evers says his administration has reached a deal with the federal government to ensure Wisconsin won't lose out on some $70 million...

Each school district should make mask decision, Underly says on ‘UpFront’

Newly elected state Superintendent Jill Underly said comments by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos about her election made her "really sad," but she looks forward...

Wisconsin Supreme Court weighs state power to protect water from farm pollutants

The outcome of a nearly decade-long dispute in Kewaunee County could shape regulatory power across state government.
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