Last week, Wisconsin’s Republican lawmakers were poised to end the state’s public health emergency and, by extension, the statewide mask mandate. A resolution striking down the emergency order had already passed the senate, and was set to sail through the republican-held assembly as well. But an assembly vote on the resolution was halted after the […]
Last week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court temporarily held up the plans of municipal clerks to send absentee ballots out by the statutory deadline this Thursday. The state high court paused the mailings in order to consider an appeal to put Green Party Howie Hawkins on the presidential ballot. In breaking news this evening, Wisconsin’s high […]
On this segment of the show, Patrick Marley, political journalist at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, talks about yesterday’s news that a federal appeals court upheld Republican-enacted restrictions on early voting in Wisconsin—and what it all means for the upcoming elections. Patrick Marley has covered state government and politics for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel since 2004. He […]
As his poll numbers continue to slip in the 2016 Republican presidential primary race, Governor Scott Walker is promising a host of new national policies targeting labor unions. At a speech in Las Vegas Monday, Walker called for a nationwide right-to-work law, dismantling the National Labor Relations Board, and eliminating unions for federal employees. To dissect this announcement by Walker, we turn to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Patrick Marley
The Wisconsin Governor’s race heats up and the polls are tightening. What do they all really mean? Patrick Marley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel joins the Monday Buzz with an analysis.
On Monday April 15th, host Tim Hansel interviewed Jason Stein and Patrick Marley about their recent book, “More than They Bargained For: Scott Walker, Unions, and the Fight for Wisconsin.”