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Evers rescinds 82 appointments

Gov. Tony Evers today rescinded 82 appointments his predecessor made after they were overturned by a Dane County judge who found GOP actions in...

GOP lawmakers seek emergency stay of lame-duck decision

GOP lawmakers Friday went to the 3rd District Court of Appeals seeking an emergency stay of a Dane County judge’s ruling holding up enforcement...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 22

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the capital budget, recent court action on the lame-duck laws and Foxconn.  

Dane County judge issues injunction preventing enforcement of extraordinary session laws

A Dane County judge issued a temporary injunction Thursday preventing enforcement of laws Republicans passed during a December extraordinary session, ruling they didn’t lawfully convene. While...

Hagedorn, Neubauer clash over partisanship, personal views in second debate

Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer continued her line of attack on rival Appeals Court Judge Brian Hagedorn over his past actions and writings on...

Dane Co. judge hears arguments in suit challenging lame-duck laws

A Dane County Circuit Court judge is mulling his next step in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the recent lame-duck session, after hearing...

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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...

Foxconn announces next phase of construction for ‘Gen 6’ facility

After a series of reports raised questions about the company’s plans for a southeastern Wisconsin facility, Foxconn announced today it will begin the next...

‘UpFront’: Lasry says raising funds for 2020 DNC will be ‘team effort’

Wisconsin Democrats will make it a "team effort" to raise the $60 million or more needed to pull off the 2020 Democratic National Convention...
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Video: Wis. Supreme Court debate

Watch the video of Friday's state Supreme Court debate between Brian Hagedorn and Lisa Neubauer hosted by the Wisconsin State Bar, WISC-TV and WisPolitics.com.

Evers, Baldwin call for review of Wis. National Guard’s sexual misconduct policies

Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin want a review of the Wisconsin National Guard's sexual assault and harassment policies. The pair sent separate...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 15

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss the selection of Milwaukee to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Gov. Tony Evers’ announcement of the two state-run youth prison sites that’ll replace Lincoln Hills, the U.S. Senate’s vote on a provision to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration and the 64th Assembly District race.

Evers selects Milwaukee, Outagamie counties for new youth prisons

Gov. Tony Evers says two state-run youth prisons that’ll replace the embattled Lincoln Hills facility will be in Milwaukee and Outagamie counties. The Milwaukee facility...

‘UpFront’: Vos says Evers has yet to sit down with GOP leaders to discuss...

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said he hopes GOP lawmakers eventually can sit down to negotiate a new state budget with Democratic Gov. Tony...

Evers asks court to dismiss wedding barn suit; spokeswoman says administration won’t require liquor...

Gov. Tony Evers is urging a court to dismiss a suit filed by two wedding barns, signaling for the first time that his administration...