Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership: Alberto Gonzales, Dean Strang, and Criminal Justice Reform
On March 19, 2019, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters sat down with Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point), Representative Tony Kurtz (R-Wonewoc) and Brad Pfaff, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to discuss preparing for Wisconsin’s second hemp crop in the WisconsinEye Studios 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 […]
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 July 13, 2018, the Governor's Opioid Task Force met in the state Capitol in Madison, WI.
On April 9, 2019, the Assembly held a floor session, to include the 15th Annual State of the Tribes Address. This address and floor session took place in the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI. Chairman Tehassi Hill of the Oneida Nation delivered the address. Floor Session Agenda
On April 15, 2019, the Joint Committee on Finance held a public hearing on the Governor’s 2019-21 Biennial Budget (Assembly Bill 56/Senate Bill 59) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls University Center in River Falls. Notice of Hearings
News Conference: Advocates, Doctors & Local Legislators to Urge BadgerCare Expansion in State Budget
On April 18, 2019, the Assembly Committee on Education held an executive session and a public hearing in 417 North (GAR Hall) at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI. Committee Agenda: Executive Session Public Hearing
On April 18, 2019, State Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison), along with community advocates, held a news conference to reintroduce legislation to fully legalize marijuana in Wisconsin. The news conference took place in the Assembly Parlor at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI.
On April 19, 2019, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics in the WisconsinEye Studios in Madison, WI. On this week’s episode: Evers: 13,000 Foxconn Jobs “Unrealistic,” New Deal Sought Supreme Court Hears “Lame Duck” Suit May 15 Deal Would Prevent “Rape Kit” Test Backlogs No […]
On April 9, 2019, the Senate held a floor session in the Senate Chamber at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI. Floor Session Agenda
On April 15, 2019, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on State v. Peter J. Hanson in the courtroom at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI. Case #16AP2058-CR