You would think a good economy would mean clear sailing for Wisconsin incumbents. But the coming midterm elections could turn that notion on its head.
The Wisconsin attorney general race is starting to get attention, but the competition for eyeballs is tough. The biggest races are for governor and U.S. Senate.
Tony Evers’ plan drew fire from Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and WEDC officials, who argued it lacks specifics and would hurt the state’s economy.
WisPolitics.com cfound 29 donors since Jan. 1, 2015, who contributed a combined $3.3 million to the state GOP after maxing out to Gov. Scott Walker.
While the attack ads fly in the races for governor and U.S. Senate, another battle is quietly taking place in Madison. The battle is over wedding barns.
The day after the Aug. 14 primary, Wisconsin’s two top gubernatorial candidates, their campaigns and their allies wasted no time in moving onto the general election campaign.
Three Republicans from northeastern Wisconsin are touting a plan to close the aging Green Bay Correctional Institution and replace it with a new facility.
Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Aug. 1 the Senate GOP caucus had a “productive” discussion over a plan to offer tax incentives to encourage Kimberly-Clark to keep a Fox Valley plant open.
Fourteen major-party challengers vying for a spot in the Wisconsin State Assembly outraised their incumbent opponents over the first six months of the year, a WisPolitics.com check of campaign finance reports found.
With the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate race only months away, Republicans are touting their fundraising advantage over Democrats. This edition of The Capitol Report follows the money leading up to the midterms.