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Evers issues new public health emergency, extends mask mandate

Gov. Tony Evers today declared a new public health emergency, citing a surge in COVID-19 cases among young people, and extended his mask mandate. Both...

Biden slams Trump’s COVID-19 response during Manitowoc visit

Dem presidential candidate Joe Biden in his Wisconsin visit Monday said President Trump choked when it came to his responsibility to face the COVID-19...

Judge extends absentee ballot deadline to Nov. 9

A federal judge today granted a series of changes Dems sought to the November election, including pushing back by six days the deadline for...

Dallet, Karofsky remember Ginsburg as trailblazer for women in law

Two female Wisconsin Supreme Court justices remembered Ginsburg as a fighter for gender equality and a trailblazer for women in the law. "She leaves a...

Johnson favors filling Supreme Court vacancy, even in lame-duck session

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, who four years ago called Supreme Court nominations in an election year “problematic,” said Saturday he favors filling the vacancy...

Frostman resigns as DWD secretary amid ongoing unemployment backlog

In asking for Caleb Frostman’s resignation as DWD secretary, Gov. Tony Evers says it was clear “that we must have change” if his administration...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Sept. 18

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss COVID-19 in Wisconsin, court decisions keeping the Green Party and Kanye West off Wisconsin's presidential ballot and President Trump's campaign stop in Mosinee.

Chris Walker: 3 reforms to SCOTUS that could save our democracy

Tenure limits, appointment limits and a national referendum.

Dan O’Donnell: The only emergency is Evers’ unlawful emergency declarations

The governor’s power is not and cannot be unchecked, even when he pretends there is a new public health emergency to deal with.

M.D. Kittle: Evers extends illegal mask mandate

Gov. Tony Evers pushed the bounds of the constitution and state statute again Tuesday, in issuing yet another emergency health order and extending his controversial mask mandate.

Reggie Jackson: Explaining about the persistence of racism in America

The obdurate and impenitent attitudes we see on display when we try to talk about racism and tell the truth of America’s ugly past and present assures me that racism will be a permanent fixture in America regardless of how hard we fight against it.

Dave Zweifel: Now part of the problem, police unions must change

If our policing problems are going to be solved, the police and their unions need to take part.

Bruce Murphy: Should sheriff’s budget be cut?

When it comes to defunding police, the county sheriffs are an obvious place to start.
  • City grants and loans a business lifeline

    Wisconsin cities across the state offered coronavirus relief grants to local businesses to make up for losses during the economic shutdown. In southeast Wisconsin, Tu Casa Mexican Restaurant of West Lincoln Avenue, Milwaukee was one recipient of 548 established small businesses that received a […]

  • Lawmakers, trade groups offer solutions to UI backlog

    Lawmakers and trade groups are offering solutions to the Unemployment Insurance backlog after former Department of Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman’s resignation. Gov. Tony Evers asked for and received Frostman’s resignation Friday after seeing no significant progress on the […]

  • Evers extends statewide mask mandate

    Gov. Tony Evers has extended his mask mandate while declaring a new public health emergency due to a COVID-19 case spike. Both orders are effective immediately and last 60 days. The guv’s previous mask mandate was set to expire Sept. 28.  “We are seeing an alarming increase in cases across our […]

  • Summer was a three-month record for home sales

    Wisconsin this summer set a three-month record for home sales, according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association. This record was due to a combination of the state reopening in June and record-low mortgage interest rates over the summer, the association said. Summer home sales grew 2.8 percent […]

  • WisBusiness launches “Talking Trade” video podcast

    WisBusiness.com is launching a new video podcast called “Talking Trade,” exploring trade issues affecting Wisconsin and the Midwest. The hosts of the new show are Sandi Siegel and Ian Coxhead. Siegel is president of M.E. Dey & Co., a century-old Milwaukee-based firm providing logistics […]

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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss the status of the presidential race in Wisconsin

As the presidential candidates jockey for Wisconsin votes in November, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, discuss the status of the horse race following multiple candidate visits, ads and polls.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ handicap fall races for Senate, Assembly

As Wisconsin heads into the final stretch to the November election, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, handicap each party's chances in races for state Senate and Assembly.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ assess the impact of the national party conventions

With the national party conventions in the rearview mirror, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, handicap their impact on Wisconsin voters. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.

Rewind

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Sept. 18

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss COVID-19 in Wisconsin, court decisions keeping the Green Party and Kanye West off Wisconsin's presidential ballot and President Trump's campaign stop in Mosinee.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Sept. 11

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss lawsuits seeking access to Wisconsin’s presidential ballot, the Marquette University Law School Poll and this week’s campaign stops.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Sept. 4

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss visits from President Trump and Joe Biden to Kenosha following unrest there, Republicans declining to take action during Gov. Tony Evers’ special session on police policies, an increase in state tax collections and more.

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New Biden radio ads focus on rural America, Trump’s handling of COVID-19

Joe Biden’s campaign released a pair of 60-second radio ads in Wisconsin, including one in which the former vice president says he has a...

Van Orden in new ad says it’s ‘time to trade in Ron Kind’

Republican Derrick Van Orden released his second TV ad today, saying it’s “time to trade in Ron Kind.” Van Orden’s campaign says the ad will...

Priorities USA, Senate Majority PAC launch digital campaign aimed at driving turnout

Priorities USA and Senate Majority PAC are launching a new $7.5 million digital advertising effort focused on driving voter turnout, especially among people of...

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