On November 22, 2019, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: Ron Johnson at center of Capitol controversies Marquette Law School Poll Shows slight shift against impeachment Nasty exchange previews Supreme Court campaigns Nygren files open records suit against Evers Expanded drug […]
On November 15, 2019, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: Elections panel sued over status of “moved” voters Evers’ anger prompts GOP backlash Evers says state government should pay $15 minimum wage Growing Hemp Act is on Evers’ desk Pfaff, Kleefisch […]
On June 5, 2019, as part of Wisconsin’s Hemp History Week, there was a round table conversation on the topic of hemp in Wisconsin. The conversation took place in 300 Southeast at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI.
Wisconsin Act 100 was enacted on November 30, 2017. The bill allows for the revival of industrial hemp growing in Wisconsin. Hemp has a longstanding history in Wisconsin and has many facets of use including health foods, body care, clothing, construction materials, and more. In this mini documentary, WisconsinEye takes a closer look at what […]
On April 3, 2019, Wisconsin Voices for Recovery and partners co-hosted a Recovery Alignment Day to bring together stakeholders from around the stage to align together to support substance recovery services in Wisconsin. This event took place in 425 Southwest at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI. Event Info
Straight Forward: The Truth About Addiction is a WisconsinEye documentary about opioid addiction and recovery in Wisconsin. Every path to addiction and every path to recovery is different and there is hope. This documentary tells the story of several young Wisconsinites through their honest, in-depth interviews about getting started, hitting rock bottom and their journey […]
On November 12, 2019, the Wisconsin State Assembly held a floor session.
On October 31, 2019, the Joint Committee on Finance held a public hearing followed by Section 13.10 meeting followed by an executive session. The Committee addressed bills relating to funding the public defender pay progression, mental health clinical consultations under the Medical Assistance program, flood risk reduction pilot program, and telephone company tax exemption for […]
On December 12, 2019, the Assembly Committee on Financial Institutions held a public hearing on Clearinghouse Rules relating to commercial and member business loans and fees associated with Wisconsin’s Uniform Partnership Act.
On December 10, 2019, Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point), Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison), Lafayette County Supervisor Kriss Marion, Rheumatologist Timothy Harrington held a news conference to address lowering prescription drug costs. In addition, they will highlight their support for H.R. 3 – the “Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019.” The legislation […]
News Conference: AG Kaul Urges Assembly Health Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Legislation to Prevent Future Backlog of Untested Sexual Assault Kits
On December 13, 2019, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics.
On November 5, 2019, the Wisconsin State Senate held a floor session.
On December 9, 2019, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held a public hearing on Rule Petition 19-11 and Rule Petition 19-12.