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Evers delivers State of the State address into a political whirlwind
Gov. Tony Evers began the last State of the State address of his first term and, effectively, the kickoff of his re-election campaign, in his trademark folksy style.
UW-Platteville cannabis program is growing as legal status in Wisconsin remains hazy
The status of legal cannabis in Wisconsin, whether for recreational or medicinal use, remains up in the air, but that hasn’t stopped UW-Platteville’s cannabis program from growing.
Clipping the governor’s control of federal funds
Republican authors of the proposal contend it would restore the Legislature’s rightful place in deciding how the state spends the money, now largely controlled by the governor.
Surplus another ‘golden opportunity’ Republicans are determined to miss
The announcement Tuesday that Wisconsin’s projected surplus is $2.9 billion higher than the already “unprecedented” June surplus projection was hailed by Republicans and Democrats alike.
For and by the people
Photo courtesy of Shutterstock. If you watch your local news, then you have a greater chance of learning what your state legislature is doing than someone who watches a cable news channel. However, both the local station’s coverage and the local newspaper are going to deliver old news. By the time you find out, something important could have happened to move a bill along or you may have missed a public hearing. There are easier ways to learn what is going on in the legislature than hanging out in the capitol building and attending floor sessions, and these take less time then sitting through the same meetings on Wisconsin Eye. One of the ...