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Rep. Felzkowski: Named ‘Friend of Public Health’

CONTACT: Rep. Felzkowski, 608-266-7694 Rep. Felzkowski Celebrates Announcement Madison, WI – Yesterday, the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA) and the Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments...

WisPolitics Midday – August 14, 2018

In today's WisPolitics Midday Update: Voting is underway in several major statewide races and Republicans are logging big donations.

Wisconsin Historical Society: To present the Reuben Gold Thwaites Award to the Juneau County...

Contact: Kara O’Keeffe 608-250-9699 kara.okeeffe@wisconsinhistory.org Mauston, Wis. – On Tuesday, August 21 at 6:00 pm the Wisconsin Historical Society will present the Juneau County Historical Society with the Reuben...

John Nichols: Scott Walker’s anti-union extremism is really, really unpopular

Despite what Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the feudal serfs of corporate capital keep claiming, Americans want strong unions. That’s the message from polling that shows more than 60 percent of voters nationwide approve of organized labor.

James Rowen: Government plays big role in Madison-Milwaukee-regional valuations

Governments impact population and property value growth in ways both substantial and subtle.

John Gurda: 50 years later, reflections on the turbulent summer of 1968

I spent my summer in blissful ignorance of the tragedy that would end it.

TUE News Summary: Trump endorses Walker; state sees strong early voting turnout for today’s...

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Fund for Lake Michigan: Partners with Take Back My Meds MKE

Contact: Jon Richards – Take Back My My Meds MKE - (414) 416-1695 Vicki Elkin – Fund for Lake Michigan - (414) 418-5008 Grant will help...

WisDems: Can billionaire Dick Uihlein buy a U.S. Senate election?

Contact: Brad Bainum, bradb@wisdems.org Uihlein-funded super PACs have already dumped $10.7 million into buying the Republican Party's nomination for Kevin Nicholson. MADISON -- Can a single billionaire buy...

NextGen America: Announces back to school efforts across the country

CONTACT: NGA Press Office, 415-802-2423 or press@nextgenamerica.org NextGen aims to register 100,000 young voters during move-in and engage students on over 400 campuses SAN FRANCISCO, CA — This week, NextGen America...

SPJ Madison: Summer picnic held Sunday, Aug. 19

MADISON -- The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists' inaugural summer picnic will take place this Sunday, Aug. 19, starting at 4 pm. All area journalists, journalism supporters and...

Rep. Petryk: Encourages Wisconsin farmers to consider selling products locally

Contact State Representative Warren Petryk                                                                             (608) 266-0660 ELEVA – State Representative Warren Petryk urged farmers and others to apply for the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and...

Voters head to polls for partisan primaries

Voters are headed to polls across the state today to narrow the field for several offices. Voters will choose a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Democratic...

UW Health: University Hospital’s gynecology department earns top 10 spot in national rankings

CONTACT: Toni Morrissey (608) 263-3223, (608) 576-6456 tmorrissey@uwhealth.org Hospital named number one hospital in Wisconsin Madison, WI – Gynecology at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked...

AG Schimel: Partners with Wisconsin banks and credit unions to curtail elder financial abuse

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Attorney General Brad Schimel today released a new training video aimed at educating tellers and other banking professionals on how to spot financial...