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WEAU 13 News

Madison, WI, United States

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Wisconsin GOP leaders to push for ‘long term’ tax cuts

Wisconsin Republican legislative leaders say they want to tap the state’s projected record-high $6.6 billion budget surplus to make “transformational” and once-a-generation tax law changes → Read More

Wisconsin candidates make final push ahead of Election Day

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes are planning to rally with union members as part of a final push to get out Democratic voters on the last day of campaigning before Election Day → Read More

Wisconsin Gov. Evers, Michels display differences in debate

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers tried to cast his Republican challenger Tim Michels as a radical in a debate, while Michels argued that Evers has failed the state and doesn’t deserve a second term → Read More

Wisconsin Elections Commission deadlocks on poll watchers

The commission split along party lines on whether to tell local clerks how to handle poll watchers, like where they can stand as people register to vote and check in to receive their ballots. → Read More

Wisconsin judge blocks absentee ballot spoiling

A Wisconsin judge is prohibiting voters from canceling their original absentee ballot and casting a new one, siding with a conservative group that said the practice known as ballot spoiling is illegal. → Read More

Two lawsuits target Wisconsin policy on absentee ballots

Two lawsuits argue election clerks should be allowed to accept absentee ballots that are missing portions of witness addresses, the next step in the ongoing legal battle that has pit conservatives against liberals in the battleground state. → Read More

Wisconsin’s Johnson embraces controversy in reelection bid

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has seemed to play with fire at times in his third bid for the seat → Read More

Wisconsin judge sides with GOP in absentee ballot fight

An attorney for Democrats said he planned to file a motion to stay the ruling pending appeal. A hearing was set for Tuesday. → Read More

Ginni Thomas emails urged new 2020 electors in Wisconsin

Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, a conservative activist, also had sent messages to more than two dozen lawmakers in Arizona. → Read More

Trump endorses Assembly Speaker Vos’s primary rival

It's a sign of his anger that Robin Vos is doing too little to overturn the 2020 election results. → Read More

Gableman floated decertifying Biden’s win, later backed off

The special investigator hired by Republicans publicly said lawmakers should consider decertifying President Biden’s win, but later in a private memo said such a move would be a “practical impossibility.” → Read More

Wisconsin GOP hopefuls Kleefisch, Michels clash over gas tax

Republican candidate for governor Tim Michels says he can be taken at his word that he won’t raise gas taxes → Read More

Top Wisconsin Democrats focus on Sen. Johnson in debate

Top Democrats running for the chance to take on U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in Wisconsin largely kept their focus on the Republican opponent during the first and only televised debate → Read More

Evers raises $10.1 million for Wisconsin governor’s race

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is reporting raising more than $10 million over the first six months of this year as the Democrat prepares to face a tough reelection bid in the battleground state in November → Read More

Wisconsin court sides with former PSC member in line dispute

The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s conservative majority has sided with a former member of the state Public Service Commission who did not want Opponents argued the evidence showed that former PSC Commissioner Mike Huebsch had at least an appearance of bias when he voted to approved the $492 million project in 2019 and because of that the permit should be invalidated → Read More

Wisconsin elections investigator appeals contempt order

A Dane County judge is fining Michael Gableman $2,000 a day until he complies with open records requests. → Read More

Wisconsin election investigator fined $2K daily for contempt

A Wisconsin judge has ordered the investigator hired by Republicans to look into the 2020 election in Wisconsin be fined $2,000 a day until he complies with court orders related to open records requests → Read More

GOP governor candidate Michels opposes same-sex marriage

Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor Tim Michels is standing by his opposition to same-sex marriage, telling The Associated Press that he believes marriage should be between a man and a woman → Read More

Republicans launch ‘election integrity’ events in Wisconsin

The Republican Party is launching a nine-city “election integrity” tour hitting battleground Wisconsin’s most liberal cities, events that feature a conservative former state Supreme Court justice and that come less than two months before the state’s August primary → Read More

Calls to end Wisconsin elections panel grow ahead of vote

The only Republican candidate running for governor in Wisconsin who supported keeping the bipartisan state elections commission in place has reversed his position and is calling for it to be dissolved → Read More