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Supreme Court orders restoration of 82 lame-duck appointments Evers sought to rescind

A split state Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate restoration of 82 appointments that Gov. Tony Evers sought to rescind after a Dane...

Vos rounds out office staff with 14 now under his direction

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos added two new staffers last month, filling the last of the 14 positions he put under his authority for the...

‘UpFront’: Palm ‘more optimistic’ Wisconsin will take federal dollars for Medicaid expansion

Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm says she is “more optimistic” Wisconsin will end up taking federal dollars to expand health care coverage...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for April 26

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the state budget, the latest Foxconn developments and the upcoming special election in the 64th AD.

GOP leaders OK hiring private attorneys to represent them in two environmental suits

GOP legislative leaders have approved hiring private attorneys to represent them with Dem Josh Kaul in the AG's office -- this time in two...

Wisconsin National Guard’s sexual misconduct procedures to undergo federal review

The feds are planning to conduct a review of the Wisconsin National Guard's sexual misconduct procedures, Gov. Tony Evers announced today. Evers and U.S. Sen....

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The 2018 fall elections brought a lot of change to state government, starting with the election of four new statewide officials: Tony Evers as...

Fitzgerald, Vos deny Foxconn exec mentioned contract renegotiation in meeting

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos are denying a Foxconn exec indicated in a meeting last month that the Taiwanese...

Evers letter: Foxconn was first to suggest changes to contract with state

Gov. Tony Evers sent Foxconn exec Louis Woo a letter today asking him to clarify the Taiwanese company was the first to suggest changes...

GOP bill would add electric vehicle charging stations, encourage renewable energy use

Assembly Republicans are looking to add electric vehicle charging stations along freeways and help cover the cost of homeowners' bills if they buy renewable...

‘UpFront’: Johnson calls for changes to asylum process to address migrant influx

Just back from a trip to the southern U.S. border, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, said the influx of migrants is "out of control"...

Supreme Court takes over appeal in lame-duck suit

A divided state Supreme Court today decided to take over an appeal that had been filed in one of two lame-duck lawsuits originating out...

DOT reviews personalized plate requests forward, backward, upside down to catch sex, drug references

One Wisconsin driver sought to brand his vehicle with a personalized "H8WI" license plate last April. And countless others wanted to flash "4TWENY" -- or...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for April 19

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Foxconn, the Supreme Court taking up a lawsuit over extraordinary session laws, Lincoln Hills and more.

Foxconn says it ‘remains committed’ to contract as Evers looks to change deal

While Gov. Tony Evers has raised the prospect of renegotiating the Foxconn contract, the company says it “remains committed” to its deal with the...