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Legislature Limits Governor’s Power with Lame Duck Bills

  Author: Will Kenneally The Wisconsin legislature has passed a series of bills that would take power away from the offices of governor and attorney general, and make it harder for the new administration to repeal Gov. Scott Walker-era policies. … Read More >

Tony Evers Wins Race for Governor

Authors: Will Kenneally and Sam Buisman Democrat Tony Evers denied Gov. Scott Walker a third term and will become Wisconsin’s next governor. A late surge of votes in Milwaukee were enough to push Evers over the one percent threshold needed … Read More >

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin Will Not Seek Re-Election

Author: Will Kenneally Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will not seek re-election in 2019, saying at a Tuesday press conference that the time was right for his decision to retire as mayor. “Between six and eight years is the right … Read More >

Democratic Gubernatorial Field Narrows

Author: Martin Rakacolli Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik and state Rep. Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire, have both dropped out of the Democratic primary, leaving the field of Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Scott Walker at eight.   “The response to … Read More >