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An ex-CIA agent gives advice, freezing firemen battle a State Street blaze, and Mr. Richter goes to Washington. Just some of the things happening in December in the early 1960’s. Stu Levitan has all the details on this week’s Madison in the Sixties. Madison, 1960 December 7— Dean of students LeRoy Luberg, a Korean […]
Wisconsin wasn’t alone in terms of last minute, lame duck madness this week. Michigan also saw Republican legislators move to take power from newly elected Democrats before inauguration day. Nina Kravinsky explored the similarities and differences between the two sessions with Michigan Public Radio Network Capitol reporter Cheyna Roth.
Lawmakers pulled an all nighter last night. But by 8:00 am, they had passed sweeping changes to the governor and attorney general’s power before Democrats take over the positions on January 7. Governor Scott Walker now has until then to sign the bills. The move alarmed Democrats and onlookers from across the country. Many of […]
Will Kenneally contributed to this report One of the measures codifies work requirements for childless adults to qualify for BadgerCare — the state’s medicaid program. That’s a rule that president Donald Trump’s administration approved in October. This puts the plan into law, meaning Governor-elect Tony Evers won’t be able to easily remove it. Many Republicans […]
The GOP lame-duck measures drew hundreds of protesters to the Wisconsin State Capitol last night and more today. For some, it was their first-ever political protest, while for others it evoked the historic Act 10 demonstrations in 20-11. Protesters returned today as lawmakers convened for sessions that could go until midnight or beyond. Some even […]