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New UW-Madison public policy center to be named after Thompson

Wisconsin Republicans Tuesday announced plans for a center at UW-Madison named after former Gov. Tommy Thompson, whose tenure was highlighted at an all-day symposium...

Prevailing wage repeal supporters dispute study on impact of partial repeal

Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca and state Dems are seizing on a new study showing a jump in public works contracts to out-of-state companies...

‘UpFront’: Kind knocks Trump over sharing classified information

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, says Congress needs assurances that President Trump will not again share classified information with people who aren't supposed...

‘Rewind’: Plans for ageing state prisons; sex offender placement; WEDC audit

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross talk about the biggest stories of the week as they relate to Wisconsin state government.

Nass warns against using state funds to ‘bail out’ UW-Oshkosh Foundation

Sen. Steve Nass clashed with the UW System Thursday on whether it's trying to use public funds to "bail out" the UW-Oshkosh Foundation. The UW...

Clarke says he’s headed to DHS, Walker to pick replacement

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke, who announced in a radio interview today he's leaving his post to join the Trump administration, said he has several...

Bill would require periodic reviews of administrative rules

Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke says his new bill aimed at setting up periodic reviews of administrative rules would help lawmakers avoid the "logistical...

GOP activists prefer Vukmir for U.S. Senate

Republican activists attending this weekend’s Wisconsin Republican Party convention prefer to see state Sen. Leah Vukmir as the party’s nominee next year to take...

‘UpFront’: McCabe says he’s likely to run for governor

Mike McCabe says a run for governor next year looks likely, and he expects to make an announcement sometime after Labor Day. More than 200...

Kleefisch: We need to bring it in 2018

This post is part of our coverage of the 2017 state GOP convention in Wisconsin Dells. See more coverage here. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch said...

Schimel slams possible Dem opponent

This post is part of our coverage of the 2017 state GOP convention in Wisconsin Dells. See more coverage here. AG Brad Schimel slammed possible...

Adamczyk asks convo attendees to make him last state treasurer

This post is part of our coverage of the 2017 state GOP convention in Wisconsin Dells. See the rest of our coverage here. State Treasurer Matt...

Roth praises Fitzgerald for his early backing of Trump

This post is part of our coverage of the 2017 state GOP convention in Wisconsin Dells. See the rest of our coverage here. Senate President Roger...

Vos decries ‘plague of political correctness on college campuses’

This post is part of our coverage of the 2017 state GOP convention in Wisconsin Dells. See the rest of our coverage here. Assembly Speaker Robin...
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