Rewind: Your Week in Review

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Every Friday, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross break down the latest news in Wisconsin state politics.

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On September 18, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. DHS Deputy Sec. Julie Willems Van Dijk was a special guest. On this week’s episode: 6 months later, Covid-19 reshapes Wisconsin Split Court keeps Green Party off ballot Green Bay judge keeps Kanye off ballot […]

Sep 18

32 min

On September 11, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: 3rd-party presidential bid halts absentee ballot mailings Marquette Poll: Biden holds slight lead Stubbs & Steineke to co-chair race disparities task force Evers defends not naming businesses hit by Covid Vos […]

Sep 11

32 min

On September 4, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Road to White House runs through Kenosha Trump makes “law and order” visit to Kenosha Biden stresses “healing” in Thursday visit Legislators don’t meet on governor’s special-session call State approved for […]

Sep 4

31 min

On August 28, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross review this week in state politics and Coronavirus, including: Deaths, protests & violence after shooting of Jacob Blake Evers activates National Guard & calls special session Republicans criticize Evers’ statements & response to Kenosha protests WILL lawsuit wants to void Evers’ mask mandate […]

Aug 28

30 min

On August 21, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Democrats base virtual convention in Milwaukee Republicans stump Wisconsin, troll Democrats Elections panel drops Kanye from presidential ballot Wisconsin’s absentee-ballot timeline Thompson wants to expand free UW tuition Dane County exits […]

Aug 21

31 min

On August 14, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Three polls give Biden narrow Wisconsin lead Gruszynski only incumbent to lose primary 4 close races to watch Wisconsin Covid-19 deaths hit 1,018 Marquette Law School Poll results

Aug 14

31 min

On August 7, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: DNC says Democrats are not coming Tuesday primary will make history Incumbents facing Tuesday primary challenges Guard members to serve as poll workers again Kanye & 4 other independents file for […]

Aug 7

32 min

On July 31, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Evers statewide mask order starts Saturday Karofsky joins Supreme Court Saturday Operation Legend agents coming to Milwaukee Strict DNC health & safety rules announced 6 candidates raise more than $100,000 in […]

Jul 31

31 min

On July 24, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel state government and politics reporter Patrick Marley reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Evers orders agencies to save $250 million COVID-19 daily positives hit record 1,000 $600 weekly jobless benefit ends tomorrow How Evers spent $1.72 billion in federal […]

Jul 24

30 min

On July 17, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Pleas to wear masks to avoid being next COVID ‘hot spot’ Record $10 million spent on Supreme Court election Republicans vow to fight Democrats & liberal “mobs” International students paid $213 […]

Jul 17

32 min

On July 10, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. This week’s episode included special guest Andrew Hitt, chair of the Republican Party of Wisconsin, at the beginning of the show for a preview of the RPW 2020 State Convention. Watch the convention live on July […]

Jul 10

30 min

On June 26, 2020, WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and Associated Press Capitol correspondent Scott Bauer reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: DPI gives school districts reopening options Outrage after statues toppled & Sen. Carpenter attacked Marquette Law School poll results DNC to nominate online & shrink Milwaukee event […]

Jun 26

32 min

On June 19, 2020, WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross and Capital Times opinion editor Jessie Opoien reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: You’ve Got Mail: How to apply for absentee ballot Tommy Thompson appointed interim UW president Evers Calls for Legislation on Policing Policies Nass & Wanggaard want UI administrator […]

Jun 19

31 min

On June 12, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. This week’s episode included special guest Ben Wikler, chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, at the beginning of the show for a preview of the DPW 2020 Virtual State Convention. Watch the […]

Jun 12

31 min

On June 5, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Evers calls for a law making deadly force the “last resort” Alaska’s Johnsen only finalist to run UW System Supreme Court to rule on purging 129,000 voters Rule sought […]

Jun 5

30 min

On May 29, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Absentee ballot application to go to 2.7 million voters Candidates face 5 p.m. Monday filing deadline DOT secretary says highway funding gap may be ‘hundreds of millions” Jobless benefits […]

May 29

31 min

On May 22, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: April jobless rate soars to 14.1% Evers spends $1.1 billion on COVID-19 response  $100 million for home care, nursing homes, assisted living Farmers, renters, fighting hunger get $90 million […]

May 22

31 min

On May 15, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Ruling leaves “Safer” decisions to local officials, businesses & individuals State Supreme Court’s 4-3 split overturns “Safer at Home” order Reaction to Court ruling Marquette Law School Poll results […]

May 15

32 min

On May 8, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus after the DHS COVID-19 media briefing. On this week’s episode: 3 justices criticize “Safer at Home” extension 2nd “Safer” challenge focuses on constitutional rights Evers wants to test every nursing home resident & […]

May 8

31 min

On May 1, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics and Coronavirus. On this week’s episode: Wait for Supreme Court ruling on ‘Safer at Home’ extension Evers “tweaks the dial” on reopening Evers says spending cuts will save $70 million Nygren says federal COVID-19 aid […]

May 1

31 min

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