Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 4 – 10

On May 10, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Rewind Co-Host and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross and Guest Host Milwaukee Journal Sentinel State Government and Politics Reporter Jessie Opoien reviewed this week in state politics. (Brought to you by the Wisconsin Realtors Association). On this week’s episode: Biden in Wisconsin to Tout Microsoft announcement JFC reworks Evers opioid spending plan JFC co-chairs ignore Evers special […]

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 4 – 10

On May 10, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Rewind Co-Host and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross and Guest Host Milwaukee Journal Sentinel State Government and Politics Reporter Jessie Opoien reviewed this week in state politics. (Brought to you by the Wisconsin Realtors Association). On this week’s episode: Biden in Wisconsin to Tout Microsoft announcement JFC reworks Evers opioid spending plan JFC co-chairs ignore Evers special […]

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Joint Committee on Finance

On May 7, 2024, the Joint Committee on Finance held a Section 13.10 Meeting on the following> I. Department of Military Affairs Requesting supplement of $2M GPR in fiscal year 2023-24 for division of emergency management; pre-disaster flood resilience II. Department of Transportation Requesting supplement of $6M SEG in fiscal year 2023-24 for driver education […]

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Wisconsin Health News: Prescription Drug Costs – No Magic Pill

Patients across Wisconsin rely on innovative drug therapies for their health and well-being. But, the rising cost of prescription drugs is threatening patient access and squeezing healthcare budgets. It’s also prompted finger-pointing on who is to blame, preventing consensus on how to move forward. On April 30, 2024, Wisconsin Health News hosted a virtual panel […]

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News Conference: DHS Submits Plan to Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance on How to Use $36 Million in Opioid Settlement Funds

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has submitted a plan to the legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance (JFC) on how to use $36 million in opioid settlement funds to work to end the state’s opioid epidemic. On April 3, 2024, Attorney General Josh Kaul and DHS Secretary-designee Kirsten Johnson answered questions about the plan. *Short segment […]

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Wisconsin State Assembly Floor Session

On November 14, 2023, the Wisconsin State Assembly held a floor session on the following: Assembly Bill 62: assignment of dental benefits under health insurance; Assembly Bill 129: sexual assault by a health care provider and providing a penalty; Assembly Bill 133 / Senate Bill 134: farmland preservation agreements and tax credits; Assembly Bill 207 […]

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Assembly Committee on Education

On November 1, 2023, the Assembly Committee on Education held an executive session followed by a public hearing. Executive Session: Assembly Bill 234: a school psychologist loan program, and making an appropriation Public Hearing: Assembly Bill 271: a grant program for recovery high schools and making an appropriation Assembly Bill 223: maintaining a supply of […]

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Newsmakers: Check-In with DHS Secretary Kirsten Johnson

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-Designee Kirsten Johnson received bipartisan approval in a Senate Committee earlier this month. Prior to that, she led the Public Health Department in the city of Milwaukee during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She now leads the state as the Medicaid program unwinds from pandemic enrollment and faces other […]

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Newsmakers: Check-In with DHS Secretary Kirsten Johnson

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-Designee Kirsten Johnson received bipartisan approval in a Senate Committee earlier this month. Prior to that, she led the Public Health Department in the city of Milwaukee during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She now leads the state as the Medicaid program unwinds from pandemic enrollment and faces other […]

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Assembly Committee on Education

On September 28, 2023, the Assembly Committee on Education held an executive session followed by a public hearing. Executive Session: Assembly Bill 108: the definition of “strip search” for the purpose of the prohibition against strip-searching a pupil Assembly Bill 293: defining critical mapping data for school safety plans Public Hearing: Assembly Bill 403: restrictions […]

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News Conference: AG Kaul and Law Enforcement on Opioid Settlement Dollars

On August 3, 2023, Attorney General Josh Kaul along with Wisconsin State Patrol Superintendent Tim Carnahan and Julia Olsen from Public Health Madison Dane County, discussed additional NARCAN® provided to the Wisconsin State Patrol thanks to the millions of dollars Wisconsin has received from lawsuits against opioids manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacies. 31,560 additional doses of […]

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Every Friday, WisconsinEye Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross break down the latest news in Wisconsin state politics.

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