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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.

Supreme Court orders temporary halt to mailing absentee ballots as it considers Green Party lawsuit

The Elections Commission made “every possible effort” Thursday afternoon to gather the information the Wisconsin Supreme Court wanted on absentee ballots that may have...
DC Wrap

DC Wrap: Trump trails Biden by four points in Wisconsin in latest MU law poll

Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly: https://forms.gle/YLYZtJWHPSt24HhZ7 Quotes of the...

Biden still has edge as MU Law Poll finds little change in Wisconsin presidential race

The presidential race in Wisconsin was largely unchanged in the latest Marquette University Law School Poll even after the turmoil in Kenosha, where violent...

Transportation revenue dips amid drop in fuel taxes, registration fees

The state's transportation fund took in almost 5 percent less in 2019-20 than was expected, driven largely by people driving less amid the COVID-19...

In first TV ad of his 2020 campaign, Gallagher praises northern Wisconsin’s resilience in dealing with COVID-19

In his first TV ad of the 2020 campaign, U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher says when he took an oath to defend the country from...

Pence, Harris make Wisconsin swings in push toward November election

Vice President Mike Pence made a pitch to farmers and workers while Dem vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke of the challenges facing minority-...

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.

Paul Fanlund: A more charitable take on Donald Trump voters

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman offers a sound take on why Trump’s backers stick with him no matter what. It’s not that they really like him, it’s that they hate people who look down on them and Trump.

Matt Kussow: UW-Foundation President and CEO Mike Knetter speaks on higher education’s future

On the most recent episode of Badgers United’s podcast, The Flagship, President and CEO of the UW-Foundation, Mike Knetter shares the state of UW-Madison’s finances along with what needs to be addressed to solve the current financial problems.

James Wigderson: Supreme Court will hear challenge to Dane County school closure order

Dane County’s private school parents got some relief on Thursday from the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Reggie Jackson: A threat to white truth

How the 1619 Project reignited America’s racial reckoning.

Dan Shafer: Biden vs. Trump and Black Lives Matter in Wisconsin: The September 2020 Marquette Poll breakdown

The post-Kenosha polling shift many expected didn't happen. But a whole lot did. An in-depth look at voters' views on the race for president and the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • As state’s daily cases hit highest mark in nearly 2 months, concerns rise over COVID-19 variants

    With increased transmission and new variants detected in Wisconsin, the state’s chief medical officer warns of a new surge of COVID-19. Wisconsin reports 1,046 cases today, the most cases in a single day since Feb. 11. This brings the seven-day average for daily confirmed cases to 733, the […]

  • Altruize excited to increase volunteerism in 2021 and beyond

    Volunteer tracker Altruize survived last year during the pandemic through organic growth, but now hopes to increase volunteerism as Wisconsin returns to normal. Beloit-based Altruize is a for-profit organization that allows volunteer workers to track their lifetime volunteer activity on an app. It […]

  • Distillers find opportunity, innovation in pandemic

    Wisconsin distilleries Driftless Glen and Wollersheim see opportunity and innovation amid the global pandemic.  Baraboo’s Driftless Glen made a conscious effort about four years ago to push its bourbon to off-premise consumption, such as in liquor stores. When the pandemic hit, that decision […]

  • Union rep urges state Legislature to tackle payroll fraud

    Labor representative Andy Buck is urging the Legislature to take up measures to tackle worker misclassification and payroll fraud.  The Joint Task Force on Payroll Fraud and Worker Misclassification submitted its 2021 annual report to Gov. Tony Evers last month. Worker misclassification is […]

  • Evers’ budget includes several dozen recommendations from Climate Change Task Force

    Gov. Tony Evers’ budget includes some three dozen recommendations from his Climate Change Task Force, including tens of millions of new investments in green jobs, conservation efforts and renewable energy. One of the high-profile items: creating an Office of Environmental Justice within the […]

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The Insiders

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.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss the police shooting of Jacob Blake, Kenosha unrest

After Kenosha police shoot a Black man and two protesters are shot and killed by a 17-year-old white resident of Illinois, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, assign responsibility for the unrest, critique the response and offer solutions to ease social tensions.

Rewind

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.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Aug. 28

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss unrest in Kenosha following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a lawsuit from a conservative group to void Gov. Tony Evers' mask mandate, and Wisconsin involvement in the Republican National Convention.
  • ‘WisBusiness: The Show’ spotlights Taha Jangda of HealthX Ventures

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Taha Jangda, a partner at HealthX Ventures in Madison.  Jangda talks about what brought him to HealthX, one of Wisconsin’s most active venture capital firms, and the recent closing of its $75.5-million second fund. Jangda also […]

  • ‘WisBusiness: The Show’ spotlights WEDC Secretary, CEO Missy Hughes

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Missy Hughes, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.  She outlines state budget plans to invest in a venture capital fund and to assist small businesses statewide. Also, Wisconsin Technology Council President […]

  • ‘WisBusiness: The Show’ features Erin Clausen of Irontek

    The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Erin Clausen, investment manager for Irontek in Beloit, Wis. Clausen oversees Irontek and Grey Collar Ventures, which invests in Beloit-based startups. Also, Tom Still presents “Tech Metrics,” which chart key indicators and […]

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America First Action PAC ad focuses on Kenosha unrest

A new ad from a pro-Trump PAC focuses on the violent protests in Kenosha that left one business burned to the ground. America First Action...

Priorities USA ad charges Trump is ‘laser-focused on gutting health care’

A new TV ad from the Dem super PAC Priorities USA charges Trump is "laser-focused on gutting health care." The group said the new ad...

In first TV ad of his 2020 campaign, Gallagher praises northern Wisconsin’s resilience in...

In his first TV ad of the 2020 campaign, U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher says when he took an oath to defend the country from...

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