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Government

Wed
04
Nov

Gov. Evers asks Supreme Court to take over case challenging indoor capacity limits

By WisPolitics.com

Gov. Tony Evers’ administration is asking the state Supreme Court to take over a challenge to the limits on indoor public gatherings in Wisconsin, arguing the case involves “immediate, life-threatening public health conditions.”

Wed
28
Oct

More than $1.1 billion on the ballot in Wisconsin school referendums

By WisPolitics.com

Wisconsinites this November will be deciding on more than $1.1 billion in K-12 school referendums across the state, a total that, when combined with ballot measures in April, puts more school money on the ballot this year than any other single year this century.

Wed
14
Oct

Behind on Wisconsin visits, Biden’s camp set to outspend Trump’s side by millions on ads

By WisPolitics.com

Prior to his Kenosha visit last month, Republicans enjoyed accusing Joe Biden of largely ignoring Wisconsin in 2020.

They weren’t talking about Biden’s presence on the airwaves.

Thu
01
Oct

Several state agencies seek new funds for 2021-23 budget

By WisPolitics

State agencies want to update the unemployment insurance computer system, create a new position to train law enforcement on the use of force, and double how much utilities pay into an energy efficiency program, according to recent budget requests.

Thu
24
Sep

Wisconsin tax levies see biggest percentage increase in more than a decade

Wisconsin’s gross property tax levies saw their largest percentage increase in more than a decade on last December’s bills, but robust growth in property values caused tax rates to decrease statewide for the sixth straight year according to Wisconsin Policy Forum.

Wed
16
Sep

Gov. Evers announces judicial panel's selections for People's Maps Commission

Gov. Tony Evers has announced the members who will serve on the People's Maps Commission, a nonpartisan redistricting commission charged with drawing fair, impartial maps based on 2020 U.S. Census data.

Wed
16
Sep

Fiscal Facts: State's share of public spending rises

In a gradual but far-reaching shift, the state government in recent years has accounted for a much larger share of public spending in Wisconsin than a quarter-century ago, increasing from 38.7 percent in 1993 to 47.6 percent in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

Wed
16
Sep

Campaign visits demonstrate Wisconsin’s importance as swing state

By WisPolitics.com

The year 2020 is anything but normal.

But one thing that seemed normal on the recent Labor Day weekend: top national candidates visiting the Badger State to kick off the traditional campaign season.

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