Politics & Government

Big uptick in vaccine supplies for states expected soon

WASHINGTON — Executives from five COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers told Congress Tuesday that they expect to significantly boost the number of shots delivered to states...

U.S. Senate confirms Vilsack for a second stint as Agriculture secretary

WASHINGTON—The Senate on Tuesday in a 92-7 vote confirmed former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to run the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a second...

Wisconsin Republicans use the Big Lie as an excuse to make...

Well, it didn’t take Wisconsin Republicans long to try to capitalize on the Big Lie. On Feb. 22, State Sen. Duey Stroebel (R-Saukville) — along...

Legislature has resolution to honor Rush Limbaugh

Wisconsin legislative Republicans continue to demand that the state recognize and honor talk radio host Rush Limbaugh in the wake of his Feb. 17...

Republican donors spending big to influence Wisconsin’s courts of appeal High...

Last fall, Wisconsin’s 3rd District Court of Appeals overturned an order of Gov. Tony Evers that limited indoor capacity in restaurants. This April, a...

Study: Children’s health coverage improves with Medicaid expansion Wisconsin is better...

More children lack health insurance in most states that have refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) than in the states...

Biden pick for Interior secretary likely to face rocky confirmation hearing...

U.S. Senate Republicans may use next week’s Interior confirmation hearing for Rep. Debra Haaland to air their grievances about the Biden administration’s energy policies,...

The return of Reince? 

According to Politico Playbook on Friday morning, Kenosha native Reince Priebus is mulling a run for Wisconsin governor in 2022, calling key GOP officials.  “Priebus’...

The hammer of student testing Will Republican state legislators use tests...

Each year, states spend more than $7.1 billion on student testing. This year, because of the pandemic, much of that money will be wasted. The waste...

Senate passes bill to start unemployment fix as Evers signals his...

Wisconsin State Senate passes bill to start unemployment insurance fix as Gov. Tony Evers signals his willingness to sign the bill
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