Latest MU Poll Finds Changes in Voter Opinion on Impeachment, Wisconsin Gov. and Legislature

After a newsworthy month in both the state and federal government, the latest Marquette University (MU) Law School poll asked 801 Wisconsin voters their opinions on state and national politicians. The November poll covers approval of President Donald Trump amid impeachment proceedings, approval of Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and the state legislature after several contentious […]

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Wis. Congressional Candidates: Who’s In and Who’s Out

UPDATED 12/4/19 7th Congressional District Nomination papers for this race were due on Dec. 2. Two Democrats and two Republicans are on the ballot for the Feb. 18, 2020 primary. State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst), Republican Jason Church, northwest region director for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, Republican Tricia Zunker, Wausau School Board president and attorney, Democrat Lawrence Dale, […]

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MU Poll Asks Voters About Impeachment, 2020 Dem Primary

Marquette University (MU) Law School released its fourth poll of 2019 on Oct. 23. The poll again gauged Wisconsin voter opinions on the candidates in the 2020 Democratic primary for president. The October poll also included measures of voter support for presidential impeachment, opinions on state and national politicians, and overall views on the state […]

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New Dates Set for 7th CD Special Election

On Oct. 18, Gov. Tony Evers announced revised dates for the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Weston) in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District. Duffy resigned on Sept. 23. The new special election will be held on May 12, 2020, with a primary on Feb. 18, 2020, the same day as the statewide […]

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Wisconsin Democrats Release Legislative Priorities

Ahead of October floor sessions this week, Wisconsin Democrats released a list of legislative priorities called “Forward Together.” Legislators released the initiative at press conferences around the state on Oct. 7. The package is “focused on values that put families, workers, and communities first.” The initiative contains several proposals under eight broad categories: Under Affordable […]

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Wis. Congressional Candidates: Who’s In and Who’s Out

UPDATED 10/16/19 The lists of possible candidates for the open 7th and 5th Congressional Districts in Wisconsin continue to narrow. Meanwhile, recent headlines in the 7th have focused on the primary and general election dates for the special election to replace Sean Duffy, whose resignation took effect Sept. 23.   7th CD Citing a need […]

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Latest MU Poll Evaluates Wis. Politicians, Shows Dem Candidates Head-to-Head with Trump

Marquette University (MU) Law School recently released its third poll of 2019. Along with its standard questions evaluating voter opinions on Wisconsin politicians, the poll looks ahead to the Democratic primary for president, posing head-to-head matchup questions between potential candidates and President Donald Trump for the first time. The Sept. 4 poll surveyed 800 Wisconsin […]

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Candidates for Duffy & Sensenbrenner Congressional Seats Take Shape

Two U.S. Congressional seats have recently opened up in Wisconsin that could change the Wisconsin political landscape at both the federal and state level in the next few years. U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Weston) announced he is resigning from the 7th Congressional District on Sept. 23. U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Menomonee Falls) announced he will […]

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2020 Candidacy Announcements Begin in Wisconsin

The 2020 elections may feel like the distant future, but candidates in Wisconsin are already beginning to make decisions regarding races next November. President Donald Trump and several candidates in the Democratic presidential primary seeking to challenge him have already visited the state, which could be key to winning the 2020 presidential election. Additionally, several  […]

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PFAS Update: DNR & AG Kaul Actions, Industry Response to DHS Standards

The Wisconsin Water Quality Coalition recently submitted a letter and comments to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) in response to recommended strict groundwater standards for two PFAS chemicals, PFOA and PFOS. If promulgated as an enforceable rule, the standards would be costly to Wisconsin industry and would open up the state for frivolous lawsuits. In addition to […]

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