Wisconsin Overdose Fatality Review State Advisory Group

On July 13, 2023, the Wisconsin Overdose Fatality Review State Advisory Group held a meeting. Agenda: Welcome and Opening Comments Updates on overdose and substance use disorder prevention efforts among Advisory Group agencies Updates on state level OFR recommendations previously brought to the Advisory Group State level OFR recommendation presentations: WI State Patrol should have […]

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Senate Committee on Education

On May 23, 2023, the Senate Committee on Education held a public hearing on the following: Bueno, Sydney Of Stevens Point, as a Member on the Professional Standards Council, to serve for the term ending December 1, 2025 Means, Antoinette Of Milwaukee, as a Member on the Professional Standards Council, to serve for the term […]

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Joint Committee on Finance

On May 2, 2023, the Joint Committee on Finance held an executive session followed by a Section 13.10 meeting on the 2023-25 biennial budget on the following: Section 13.10 Meeting: Department of Justice – Joshua Kaul, Attorney General Case: Teva Global Opioid Settlement Agreement Case: Allergan Public Global Opioid Settlement Agreement Case: Walmart Settlement Agreement […]

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Wisconsin Council on Mental Health Executive Committee

On May 1, 2023, the Wisconsin Council on Mental Health (WCMH) Executive Committee held a meeting. Agenda: Call to Order – Jessica Barrickman Welcome and introductions  Review and approval of the minutes of February 27, 2023 Review of minutes from joint meeting with the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (SCAODA) Executive Committee […]

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Wisconsin Overdose Fatality Review State Advisory Group

On April 13, 2023, the Wisconsin Overdose Fatality Review (OFR) State Advisory Group met. The mission of the group is to reduce overdose fatalities in Wisconsin through support of the overdose fatality review process and recommendations of the local multi-disciplinary teams. Agenda: Welcome and Opening Comments: Autumn Lacy Connie and Kostelac, Medical College of Wisconsin […]

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News Conference: DHS Awards $10 Million for Opioid Treatment

On April 6, 2023, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Paul Krupski, Director of Opioid Initiatives held a news conference regarding the $10 million DHS awarded to three organizations for the construction of spaces designed to provide treatment and recovery support services for women. New and renovated buildings will provide much-needed space for women with […]

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2023 WCA Legislative Conference – Day 1

On February 28, 2023, the Wisconsin Counties Association will host their annual legislative conference. This program features events from day 1 and includes coverage on the following: 9:00 a.m. – Welcome & Pledge of Allegiance Lance Pliml, Chair, WCA Board of Directors 9:05 a.m. – Legislative Annual Video and Opening Remarks Mark D. O’Connell, WCA […]

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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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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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