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Clock Ticking for Legislature

Clock Ticking for Legislature

Short session, just two months planned for 2020. Can two parties agree on any legislation?

Gov. Evers Reviews His First Year

Gov. Evers Reviews His First Year

Not satisfied, but cites progress on schools, health care, “Scott holes”.

The State of Politics: Top 10 Political Stories of 2019
The State of Politics

Top 10 Political Stories of 2019

Lots of drama in last year of the decade. Which were the biggest stories?

Another Evers Cabinet Pick Under Fire

Another Evers Cabinet Pick Under Fire

Republicans won’t approve Dawn Crim, Secretary of the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Senate Democrats Offer 2020 Agenda

Senate Democrats Offer 2020 Agenda

Shilling pushes homeless funding and closing dark store tax loophole.

The State of Politics: All They Want for Christmas
The State of Politics

All They Want for Christmas

The Christmas wish lists of Gov. Evers, Mayor Barrett and other politicians.

Campaign Cash: Farm Pollution Rules May Get Killed
Campaign Cash

Farm Pollution Rules May Get Killed

Big business lobby WMC and Big Agriculture donors oppose the rules.

Meet Evers’ New Ag Advisor, Brad Pfaff

Meet Evers’ New Ag Advisor, Brad Pfaff

Governor’s fired Agriculture Secretary now the Department of Administration’s director of business and rural development.

The State of Politics: The Path to Brad Pfaff’s Firing
The State of Politics

The Path to Brad Pfaff’s Firing

Why GOP legislators shot down Agriculture Secretary. And why Evers was incensed.

Gov. Evers Appoints Randy Romanski as Interim DATCP Secretary
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Gov. Evers Appoints Randy Romanski as Interim DATCP Secretary

Romanski has held leadership roles across various Wisconsin state agencies, and previously served as DATCP deputy secretary and secretary under former Gov. Jim Doyle.

Senate Votes to Kill Governor Veto Power

Senate Votes to Kill Governor Veto Power

Approves putting constitutional amendment on ballot to restrict partial veto power.

Senate Fires State Agriculture Secretary

Senate Fires State Agriculture Secretary

Every Republican votes not to approve Evers appointee Brad Pfaff.

In Rejecting Pfaff the Message was clear, Dissent Won’t be Allowed in Wisconsin
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In Rejecting Pfaff the Message was clear, Dissent Won’t be Allowed in Wisconsin

"Brad Pfaff was raised on a farm here in Wisconsin, is eminently qualified for this job, and deserved better than this from legislative Republicans."

Republican Obstruction Escalates Insecurity for Family Farms
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Republican Obstruction Escalates Insecurity for Family Farms

Amid Dairy Crisis, Republicans Reject Ag Secretary Appointment

Farm Groups Support Agriculture Secretary

Farm Groups Support Agriculture Secretary

Republicans threaten to force firing of Evers’ secretary Brad Pfaff; farm groups object.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Wisconsin State Legislature to Confirm Brad Pfaff as State Agriculture Secretary
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Wisconsin State Legislature to Confirm Brad Pfaff as State Agriculture Secretary

"State legislative Republicans should not let politics get in the way of helping our farmers when they are dealing with many difficult challenges."

Fitzgerald, Senate Republicans Signal Plans to Fire Gov. Evers’ Agriculture Secretary in Midst of Dairy Crisis
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Fitzgerald, Senate Republicans Signal Plans to Fire Gov. Evers’ Agriculture Secretary in Midst of Dairy Crisis

Senate Republicans poised to reject gubernatorial cabinet nominee for first time in modern Wisconsin history

Republican Pettiness Threatens Family Farmers
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Republican Pettiness Threatens Family Farmers

"At a time when Wisconsin is losing dairy farms daily and suicide rates for farmers are rising, it is unacceptable and callous for Republicans to obstruct the appointment of Secretary Pfaff."

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #52 Relating to Climate Change in Wisconsin
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Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #52 Relating to Climate Change in Wisconsin

"For too long we've been ignoring science, and frankly, we can't afford to do it any longer."

Rep. Shankland: Governor Evers Leads on Preventing Nitrate Contamination
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Rep. Shankland: Governor Evers Leads on Preventing Nitrate Contamination

"These new efforts by the Governor, DNR, and DATCP tackle the root of our pollution runoff problems and will help to prevent future nitrate contamination."

Gov. Evers Directs Agencies to Address Nitrate Contamination in Ground and Surface Water
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Gov. Evers Directs Agencies to Address Nitrate Contamination in Ground and Surface Water

"I am committed to protecting Wisconsin’s waters and ensuring every Wisconsinite has access to clean drinking water."

GOP Legislators Delay Funds for Homeless, Farmers

GOP Legislators Delay Funds for Homeless, Farmers

Evers, Democrats push for state spending approved in budget, Republicans want review by Senate.

Governor-elect Evers Announces Additional Cabinet Appointments
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Governor-elect Evers Announces Additional Cabinet Appointments

"As Governor, my focus will always be the people of our state, and a key part of that is bringing together a cabinet that shares my goal of solving problems rather than picking political fights."