UW-Madison aims to demolish the Humanities Building by 2030. The building's been a maintenance headache for half a century.
As Democratic Gov. Tony Evers enters his second year in office, he wants to take redistricting reform into his own hands.
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos talked about their relationship with Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, how the rest of the session will play out and more in separate year-end interviews.
The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty is asking the conservative-dominated Wisconsin Supreme Court to re-examine its precedent on gubernatorial veto authority.
Evers also has tapped two more staffers from his inner circle at the state schools agency.
The National Rifle Association has spent $5.5 million on Wisconsin elections since 1998, about 80 percent of that going to support Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
To head the Department of Veteran Affairs department, Evers is tapping Dane County Supervisor Mary Kolar.
Carolyn Stanford Taylor will hold the position until April 2021, the end of the term to which Evers was elected.
Evers has tapped four people to lead the Department of Transportation; Office of the Commissioner of Insurance; Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection; and Public Service Commission.
Thompson, 49, is executive director of the Wisconsin Transportation Development Association, an influential transportation advocacy group.
The fact that Evers' first four Cabinet appointees are from Milwaukee drew criticism from GOP legislative leaders.
Evers is talking to some business leaders, but also reaching out to many others as he prepares to take office Jan. 7.
Gov. Scott Walker signed all three sweeping lame-duck bills into law in Green Bay on Friday, concluding a last-ditch effort by GOP legislators to roll back some of the next governor's authority.
The outgoing governor said he is considering a line-item veto for at least one provision, but wouldn't say what.
Evers and Barnes said it's time "to start prioritizing people, not prisons."
Hogan said WEDC currently gives tax credits to more than 300 companies in exchange for a "couple hundred thousand" jobs.
The panel includes several noted environmentalists, conservationists and former Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources employees.
"I made that pitch, and he was noncommittal," Evers said.
The Republican Legislature passed the bills limiting the powers of the governor and attorney general after an all-night session.
Wisconsin Republicans voted in a lame-duck session late Tuesday and early Wednesday to enact a work requirement for some Medicaid participants as part of a series of changes to the program.
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Senate President Roger Roth ordered the Senate gallery cleared of onlookers, prompting jeers and shouts of "Shame! Shame!"
It remained unclear if portions of the plan have support in the state Senate.
Gov.-elect Tony Evers would be hamstrung to make some big health care changes under wide-ranging bills to be taken up Tuesday by the state Legislature.
The bipartisan panel voted 6-0 to inform lawmakers of the difficulties of moving the election.