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Latest Wisconsin poll shows slipping ratings for incumbents

Nov. 03, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The latest Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows that Wisconsin's featured incumbents are losing some support. The survey found slipping approval ratings for Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who is down from 50% to 45%. Republican...

Another parent sues over school's lack of COVID protocols

Oct. 12, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Another Wisconsin mother has filed a federal lawsuit over the lack of COVID-19 protocols at her son's school. WEAU-TV reported that Gina Kildahl filed the suit Monday in Madison. She's seeking an injunction forcing the Fall...

US Senate candidate Godlewski puts $1 million into race

Oct. 11, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski on Monday announced she recently tapped her personal wealth to put $1 million into the race, a move that comes days after another candidate became the first to air television ads statewide. Godlewski...

Agonizing choices as Dems debate shrinking health care pie

Sep. 30, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are debating how to divide up what could be a smaller serving of health care spending in President Joe Biden's domestic policy bill, pitting the needs of older adults who can't afford their dentures against the plight of uninsured low-income people in the South....

Tommy Thompson has surgery after water-skiing accident

Sep. 16, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tommy Thompson, the longest-serving governor in Wisconsin history and current interim president of the University of Wisconsin System, had surgery Thursday following a water-skiing accident. “On my way in to surgery this morning,” the...