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GOP Leaders Urge Gov. Evers to Sign Divisive PFAS Bill 

GOP Leaders Urge Gov. Evers to Sign Divisive PFAS Bill 

It provides funding but restricts Wisconsin DNR's enforcement powers against polluters.

Max Security Prison Under Federal Investigation After Drugs, Phones Discovered

Max Security Prison Under Federal Investigation After Drugs, Phones Discovered

Gov. Tony Evers requested Waupun investigation. Prison employees may have committed crimes.

Assembly Committee Votes To Overhaul Voucher School Funding

Assembly Committee Votes To Overhaul Voucher School Funding

Governor Evers has already signaled his opposition.

The State of Politics: Will Lena Taylor Change Her Style As Judge?
The State of Politics

Will Lena Taylor Change Her Style As Judge?

Will in-your-face style of state senator be tempered as a Circuit Court judge?

Murphy’s Law: Evers Email Issue Pales Compared to Walker
Murphy’s Law

Evers Email Issue Pales Compared to Walker

Both as county exec and governor, Scott Walker systematically evaded public scrutiny.

Evers Conducted State Business Using Phony Email

Evers Conducted State Business Using Phony Email

Governor's email used name of famed pitcher Warren Spahn.

Bipartisan Proposal To Allow Early Counting Of Absentee Ballots Passes Assembly

Bipartisan Proposal To Allow Early Counting Of Absentee Ballots Passes Assembly

Proposal intended to end late night results release. Assembly endorses several other election changes.

Bill Ends Race-Based College Aid, Retention Programs In Wisconsin

Bill Ends Race-Based College Aid, Retention Programs In Wisconsin

Republican bill bars consideration of race in scholarships, grants and loans.

Republican Legislators Deny Evers’ Appointment to Elections Commission

Republican Legislators Deny Evers’ Appointment to Elections Commission

Vote nixes Joe Czarnezki, the Democratic appointee to bipartisan commission.

Republicans Vote Down 4 of Evers’ 5 DNR Board Nominees

Republicans Vote Down 4 of Evers’ 5 DNR Board Nominees

But full Senate must still weigh in.

In 40 Seconds Republicans Kill Evers’ Special Session on Child Care

In 40 Seconds Republicans Kill Evers’ Special Session on Child Care

Republicans take no action on governor's proposal. Evers 'not surprised.'

Republican Child Care Proposals Are Inadequate Say Gov. Evers, Other Democrats

Republican Child Care Proposals Are Inadequate Say Gov. Evers, Other Democrats

Democrats have called for continuing provider subsidy program.

Republican Proposal Cuts State Income Taxes By Nearly $3 Billion

Republican Proposal Cuts State Income Taxes By Nearly $3 Billion

GOP legislators claim it targets middle class. Democrats dispute this.

Bipartisan Legislative Task Force Takes On Artificial Intelligence

Bipartisan Legislative Task Force Takes On Artificial Intelligence

Other task forces will address childhood obesity and human trafficking, Vos announces.

Evers’ Veto Pen Gives School Districts 400 Years of Funding

Evers’ Veto Pen Gives School Districts 400 Years of Funding

Trimming budget bill text to let school districts collect an added $325 per student annually.

Republicans Approve $3.5 Billion Income Tax Cut

Republicans Approve $3.5 Billion Income Tax Cut

GOP legislators also approve cutting $32 million from UW System budget as part of DEI cut.

Assembly Republicans Settle on Plan To Fund Cities

Assembly Republicans Settle on Plan To Fund Cities

But deal leaves many questions for Milwaukee. Senate still needs to pass bill. Gov. Evers could veto.

GOP Legislators Gut Evers’ Budget

GOP Legislators Gut Evers’ Budget

On party line vote Legislature's budget committee cuts 545 proposals from governor's proposed budget.

Murphy’s Law: How La Follette Helped Save Democracy
Murphy’s Law

How La Follette Helped Save Democracy

But his sudden retirement as Secretary of State has been blasted by Republicans.

Embattled Former DNR Board Chair Resigns, Ending Saga

Embattled Former DNR Board Chair Resigns, Ending Saga

Prehn, whose appointment had expired, was able to stay on because Republicans wouldn't confirm his replacement.

Would Michels Break Up Wisconsin DNR?

Would Michels Break Up Wisconsin DNR?

GOP canddidate for governor says he'd consider this. Other Republicans have tried and failed.

Michels Demands Evers Halt Pardons, Parole

Michels Demands Evers Halt Pardons, Parole

Evers office said it’s against the law, governor has no power to end parole process.

The State of Politics: Is An Elections Inspector General Needed?
The State of Politics

Is An Elections Inspector General Needed?

Wisconsin Elections Commission requests funding for new position and 10 new staff. Why?

Vos Fires Gableman, Ends Election Probe

Vos Fires Gableman, Ends Election Probe

'You are to refrain from representing that you are employed by the Wisconsin State Assembly.’

WILL Charges Evers Illegally Gave Federal Funds to Planned Parenthood

WILL Charges Evers Illegally Gave Federal Funds to Planned Parenthood

Conservative law firm claims legislative approval needed for this.

Vos Disciplines Trump-Backed Legislator

Vos Disciplines Trump-Backed Legislator

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos stripped Rep. Timothy Ramthun of his legislative staff.

State Tax Revenues Exceed Expectations

State Tax Revenues Exceed Expectations

Wisconsin saw 12% revenue increase over previous year.

GOP Bill Gives Payments to Workers Quitting Over Vaccination Requirements

GOP Bill Gives Payments to Workers Quitting Over Vaccination Requirements

Anyone who quits a job over vaccine requirements to receive unemployment benefits under Republican backed legislation.

Rushed Redistricting Plan Criticized

Rushed Redistricting Plan Criticized

Could a mysterious bill keep Republican gerrymandering in place until 2024?

GOP Lawmakers Would Ignore Rules for Stimulus Money

GOP Lawmakers Would Ignore Rules for Stimulus Money

Governor Evers has unilateral power to distribute the federal funds.

State Could Lose $50 Million Per Month in Federal Food Aid

State Could Lose $50 Million Per Month in Federal Food Aid

Supreme Court decision overruling Evers emergency order makes state ineligible for aid.

COVID-19 Infects Half of State Inmates

COVID-19 Infects Half of State Inmates

Five times the overall state rate; 10,786 prison inmates, 2,153 staff infected.

Republican Legislators Unveil COVID-19 Plan

Republican Legislators Unveil COVID-19 Plan

Speedy passage expected. Evers spokesman chides legislators for not working on bipartisan bill.

Assembly GOP Unveils Tough Pandemic Plan

Assembly GOP Unveils Tough Pandemic Plan

Republicans would make state employees work in offices, force teachers into classrooms, cut state aid to non-complying schools.

Vos Floats Ideas, Blasts Evers on Pandemic

Vos Floats Ideas, Blasts Evers on Pandemic

Evers has asked legislators to meet since April. Vos still won't convene Legislature.

GOP Legislators Attack Evers’ New Restrictions

GOP Legislators Attack Evers’ New Restrictions

But Republicans have proposed zero plans for dealing with the coronavirus.

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin’s Legislature Laziest in U.S.?
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin’s Legislature Laziest in U.S.?

Other states with full-time legislators have met 18 times more frequently than in Wisconsin.

Senate Won’t Vote on Special Session Bills

Senate Won’t Vote on Special Session Bills

Majority leader said they will gavel the session in, and that's it.

State GOP Convention Decries Anarchy, Socialism

State GOP Convention Decries Anarchy, Socialism

Hundreds at in-person convention in Green Bay despite fliers warning they ‘assume any potential risk’.

GOP Reveals Tax Cut Proposal

GOP Reveals Tax Cut Proposal

Gov. Evers wants money for schools, GOP wants tax relief.

Press Release: Statement Regarding Assembly Republicans’ Announcement
Another Special Election Controversy

Another Special Election Controversy

This time Gov. Evers accused of playing politics on filling 7th congressional district seat.

High Court Will Review Evers Veto Power

High Court Will Review Evers Veto Power

State Supreme accepts legal challenge from conservative group of 90-year-old partial veto power.

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.

GOP Legislators Back Pay Hike for Lawyers

GOP Legislators Back Pay Hike for Lawyers

Hourly fee for private attorneys taking public defender cases would rise from $40 to $70.

Don’t Kill Business Tax Credit, Walker Warns

Don’t Kill Business Tax Credit, Walker Warns

Evers would end it. Most of money went to wealthiest 12% of state residents.