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WEAU 13 News

Madison, WI, United States

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Past articles by Scott:

Wisconsin court sides with AP, others in open records case

The 4th District Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a lower court’s ruling from 2021 in favor of the AP and others. → Read More

Work for anti-abortion group issue in Wisconsin court race

The high-stakes race will determine majority control of the court. → Read More

Evers promises a tax cut, compromise to increase funding

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday he wants to work with Republicans to divert as much as 20% of the state’s sales tax revenue to help fund local communities, including police and emergency services, while he also promised to cut taxes for the middle class and fight a GOP effort to impose a flat income tax rate. Evers, in his fifth State of the… → Read More

Wisconsin judge dismisses complaint against GOP fake elector

A Wisconsin judge on Tuesday dismissed an open records complaint against a Republican member of the Wisconsin Elections Commission. → Read More

New documents detail Sen. Ron Johnson asking about electors

The now-former Wisconsin Republican Party chairman testified that Sen. Johnson talked about having the state’s GOP-controlled Legislature, rather than voters, choose Wisconsin’s presidential electors. → Read More

Wisconsin governor, GOP leader meet for first time in years

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos met in person for the first time in two years Thursday, as both sides are talking more about trying to work together in the coming legislative session → Read More

DOJ subpoenas state election officials for Trump documents

The requests are the first known subpoenas by Smith, who was named special counsel last month by Attorney General Merrick Garland. → Read More

Wisconsin parade crash case an issue in Supreme Court race

The judge who oversaw the trial of a man convicted of killing six people when he drove his SUV through a Christmas parade last year says national exposure and encouragement she got for her handling of the case is not why she is running for a pivotal Wisconsin Supreme Court seat → Read More

January 6 Committee questions Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Vos

Committee Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson told reporters that Robin Vos would be the last witness before the panel completes its report. → Read More

Parade killings judge running for Wisconsin Supreme Court

The judge who presided over the trial of the man convicted of killing six people during the Waukesha Christmas parade is running for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court → Read More

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