On May 6, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters interviewed the Tavern League of Wisconsin’s Executive Director Pete Madland for a COVID-19 update as it impacts Wisconsin’s retail beverage alcohol segment of the hospitality industry.
On May 5, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters will interview State Public Defender Kelli Thompson for a COVID-19 update as it impacts the Wisconsin’s criminal justice system.
On May 8, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus after the DHS COVID-19 media briefing. On this week’s episode: 3 justices criticize “Safer at Home” extension 2nd “Safer” challenge focuses on constitutional rights Evers wants to test every nursing home resident & […]
On May 1, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Wait for Supreme Court ruling on ‘Safer at Home’ extension Evers “tweaks the dial” on reopening Evers says spending cuts will save $70 million Nygren says federal COVID-19 aid […]
On May 8, 2020, the Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force met to discuss draft guidance courts throughout the state will use in determining how they will reopen courtrooms for judicial proceedings.
On May 4, 2020, the Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force met and discussed how courts will operate moving forward with regards to social distancing in court rooms and other functions of the courts during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
On January 29, 2020, the Wisconsin Water Alliance hosted a water panel on Wisconsin water issues featuring Water Quality Task Force chair Rep. Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville) and vice chair Rep. Katrina Shankland (D-Stevens Point) with WisPolitics and WisBusiness president Jeff Mayers as moderator.
On January 21, 2020, the Dairy Business Association hosted their second annual Dairy Day at the Capitol event. Legislative leaders and administration officials provided updates on important agriculture and dairy matters pending before the Assembly and Senate. The agenda included a welcome from DBA Executive Director, Tim Trotter and DBA President Tom Crave, a regulatory […]
On December 18, 2019, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters sat down with Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) and WisHope Executive Director Peter Brunzelle to discuss the 2020 HOPE Agenda legislation. The bills include: LRB-3740/1, LRB-4771/1, LRB-2010/1, LRB-4530/1, LRB-2886/1, LRB-3806/1, LRB-4312/1
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 April 14, 2020, the Wisconsin State Assembly held an extraordinary session on the COVID-19 response bill. The bill will allow Wisconsin to capture millions in federal dollars on top of the $2 billion in coronavirus funding from the federal CARES Act. The legislation also eliminates the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits. Representatives have been […]
On January 30, 2020, the Milwaukee Bar Association hosted a Supreme Court candidate forum moderated by WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters. The forum features Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly, Marquette University Law School professor Ed Fallone, and Dane County Circuit Court judge Jill Karofsky.
On May 5, 2020, the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules held an executive session on emergency rules relating to youth crisis stabilization facilities and harvest management regulations in the Lake Superior fishery and affecting small business, and clearinghouse rule on immunization of students.
On May 26, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services along with other state officials held a media briefing on COVID-19. Today’s briefing will provide an update on the response to COVID-19 by the Wisconsin National Guard, Wisconsin Emergency Management, and Department of Health Service’s personnel working out of the State Emergency Operations Center in […]
On May 22, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: April jobless rate soars to 14.1% Evers spends $1.1 billion on COVID-19 response $100 million for home care, nursing homes, assisted living Farmers, renters, fighting hunger get $90 million […]
On April 15, 2020, the Wisconsin State Senate held an extraordinary session on the COVID-19 response bill. The bill will allow Wisconsin to capture millions in federal dollars on top of the $2 billion in coronavirus funding from the federal CARES Act. The legislation also eliminated the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits. Senators were given […]
On May 5, 2020, the Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wisconsin Legislature v. Andrea Palm. Case #2020AP765-OA The justices heard arguments related to the following questions: Whether the Department of Health Services (the Department) violated Wis. Stat. § 227.24, governing emergency rules, by issuing Emergency Order No. 28 without complying with § 227.24’s […]