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Criminal justice interests band together to push $70 million budget package

Criminal justice interests are banding together for the first time to push a $70 million package that would add assistant DAs, create new positions...

Despite $2.1B projected revenue boost, $1.1B would be needed to meet all agency asks

The outgoing Walker administration delivered Gov.-elect Tony Evers a dose of good news for his first budget with the state expected to have new...

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 20, 2018

In today's WisPolitics Midday update: The state DOT projects a decline in spending and gas tax revenue. Congressman Mark Pocan says he thinks Nancy...

Walker appoints Schimel to Waukesha County bench

Gov. Scott Walker is appointing outgoing AG Brad Schimel to a vacancy on the Waukesha County Circuit Court. The move comes a day after Schimel...

Pocan says ‘odds are’ Pelosi will become next House speaker

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he's betting Dem leader Nancy Pelosi will become the next House speaker. The Town of Vermont Dem's comments Monday came...

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 19, 2018

In today's WisPolitics Midday: Attorney General Brad Schimel concedes to Dem opponent Josh Kaul and says he will not seek a recount. Gov.-elect Tony...

‘UpFront’: Darling, Hintz differ on GOP idea to move presidential primary date

State Sen. Alberta Darling defended a Republican idea to change the date of Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential primary, a move that could help a conservative...

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 16, 2018

In today's WisPolitics Midday: Wisconsin Republicans consider moving the state's 2020 presidential primary New low unemployment record in Wisconsin

‘Rewind’: Your week in review

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss Gov.-elect Tony Evers’ transition team, the recent public hearing on the Kimberly-Clark incentive package, and what Republicans may vote on in the upcoming lame duck session.

Republicans consider moving ‘20 prez primary to help Kelly retain Supreme Court seat

Republican lawmakers have floated the possibility of pushing the 2020 presidential primary off the April ballot in a move that would possibly help the...

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 15, 2018

In today's WisPolitics Midday update: New staffing announcements for Gov.-elect Tony Evers. 14th Assembly District Republican candidate concedes. Senate Democrats announce Joint Finance Committee members.

Evers names communications director, launches transition website

Carrie Lynch, a strategic communications specialist at UW-Madison, will lead communications for Gov.-elect Tony Evers' transition. Before going to work for the university, Lynch worked...

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 14, 2018

In today's WisPolitics Midday update: Update on Wisconsin county election results. Judges allow Assembly Republicans to become a party in the state's prominent redistricting...

Senate yet to confirm more than 150 of Walker’s appointments

The state Senate failed to confirm just more than 150 of Gov. Scott Walker's appointments before adjourning the regular season, including PSC Commissioner Rich...

WisPolitics Midday: Nov. 13, 2018

In today's WisPolitics Midday update: Joint Finance Committee members approve Gov.-elect Tony Evers' transition budget request. Assembly Democrats are meeting for leadership elections today.
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