Rewind: Your Week in Review for September 3 – 9

On September 9, 2022, Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: Opioid Settlement Funds WEC Approves Guidance for Voters with Disabilities Gov. Evers Education Budget Proposal Biden Visits Milwaukee’s Laborfest 

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for September 3 – 9

On September 9, 2022, Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: Opioid Settlement Funds WEC Approves Guidance for Voters with Disabilities Gov. Evers Education Budget Proposal Biden Visits Milwaukee’s Laborfest 

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Joint Committee on Finance

On September 8, 2022, the Joint Committee on Finance held a Section 13.10 meeting on the following items: Department of Justice requests the creation of 0.50 FTE GPR permanent position in fiscal year 2022-23 in the department’s general program operations appropriation under s. 20.455(1)(a) for two additional investigators in its Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Department […]

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for August 20 – 26

On August 26, 2022, Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: Evers Renews Calls to Cut Taxes Kenosha Remains Epicenter for Wisconsin Politics GOP Seeks to Dismiss Abortion Lawsuit Opioid Funds in Limbo Lawsuit: Public Defenders

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for August 20 – 26

On August 26, 2022, Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: Evers Renews Calls to Cut Taxes Kenosha Remains Epicenter for Wisconsin Politics GOP Seeks to Dismiss Abortion Lawsuit Opioid Funds in Limbo Lawsuit: Public Defenders

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News Conference: Public Health Advisory on Fentanyl

On August 17, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services held a news conference regarding their Fentanyl public health advisory. DHS has issued a public health advisory to inform state residents about the risks of drugs laced with fentanyl. The synthetic substance is responsible for a dramatic increase in overdose deaths in the state. Speakers: Dr. Jasmine Zapata, Chief […]

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News Conference: DHS, DOJ on Opioid Settlement Plan

On August 8, 2022, now that Wisconsin has received the first opioid settlement payment, DHS and DOJ outlined a proposal to invest funds in strategies supporting harm reduction, capital projects, funding for tribal nations, data collection and surveillance, prevention, treatment, and recovery. Speakers: DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul  DHS Director of […]

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Wisconsin Health News: Tackling the Opioid Crisis

On June 14, 2022, Wisconsin Health News hosted a panel conversation on the opioid crisis, where panelists dug into the issues around drug overdose death in Wisconsin. They discussed issues related to state and local governments seeing hundreds of millions of dollars through settlements with drugmakers, distributors and others over their alleged role in fueling […]

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Association for People Against Lethal Drugs Rally

On June 3, 2022, APALD Wisconsin Rally was joined by nearly 40+ supporting groups and organizations nationally to hold peaceful rallies as a CALL TO ALL in over 35 cities across America at the same time and day. It is the hope of APALD to gain awareness in attempts to save lives and to rally […]

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Stand Up For Recovery Ceremony 2022

On April 27, 2022, Wisconsin Voices for Recovery hosted their Stand Up For Recovery Ceremony. This event celebrated effective recovery programs and work to address current unmet needs of those suffering from substance use disorder. Agenda: 12:00- 12:10 pm | Paul Krupski 12:10-12:17 pm | John Nygren 12:17-12:24 pm | Speaker Rep. Jon Plumer 12:24-12:31 […]

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