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Supporters of a $100 million tax break bill designed to save about 500 jobs and keep a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant in northeastern Wisconsin open have what may be their final chance to make their case.

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Supporters of a proposed $100 million tax incentives package for consumer products company Kimberly-Clark Corp. argued their case before state lawmakers Wednesday.

The Morning Show

Some Wisconsin voters saw referendum questions on their ballots during the election last week, asking whether they would support a dark store loophole or OK medical marijuana use. But what do these referendum questions mean, and what's their purpose?

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Assembly Democrats have picked Gordon Hintz to lead them again this session.

The Morning Show

Wisconsin elected officials met this week to determine leadership in the state Assembly. We get the latest on who's doing what, and consider next steps for the state legislature.

The Morning Show

With the election over, officials in Congress are deciding on leadership roles for the coming session. We check in with a POLITICO reporter about who will lead the U.S. House Democrats and Republicans.

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State lawmakers on Tuesday approved a roughly $95,000 transition budget to aid Gov.-elect Tony Evers as he prepares to take over the governor’s office in January.

The Morning Show

Last week’s midterm elections saw record turnout. Our guest is a political scientist who argues it might have been greater, however, had all states allowed voters to register on the same day they voted. He tells us why all states should adopt election day registration before the next election. Then, we talk to a local researcher and a state election official about how same-day registration has panned out in Wisconsin.

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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Monday that GOP lawmakers would consider changing the makeup of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's board in order to limit the power of Gov.-elect Tony Evers. "We have a board that Tony Evers has already said he does not support, so I'd like to make sure the people who are on the board support the organization," Vos said.

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Tony Evers' transition team is asking the Republican-controlled Legislature for $94,600 to hire staff and pay for office expenditures as he prepares to take over for Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

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Democratic state lawmakers pushed back Friday against efforts from Republican leaders to limit the power of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers before his inauguration.

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Voters across Wisconsin chose last week to increase their property taxes or let schools districts garner debt so their local schools could make building improvements and have more money in their operating budgets for teachers. Still, the reasons that districts went to voters for funding help varied depending on the region.

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A subdued crowd crowd in Pewaukee was matched with a jubilant crowd in Madison on election night. Here & Now's Zac Schultz goes behind the scenes at both gubernatorial campaigns' watch parties in one of Wisconsin's closest elections.

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The race for U.S. Senate drew stark contrast between incumbent Democrat Tammy Baldwin and her Republican challenger Leah Vukmir. Frederica Freyberg reports on the race.

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With talk of a lame duck session brimming, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, sits down to discuss what will be on that legislative agenda. Fitzgerald says Wisconsinites will be underwhelmed by what will get passed, saying that the plan is to codify policy that was administrative rule under Gov. Scott Walker.

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A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum says it will take more than $2 billion just to maintain current state spending levels with some modest increases.

The Morning Show

This election season, Wisconsin Public Radio is meeting people where they are, in their communities, to talk about the issues that matter most to them. Our guest reporter joins us to talk about the conclusion of the project.

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Milwaukee spoke loudly Tuesday in favor of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, who claimed 84 percent of the 46,000 outstanding early and absentee ballots.

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Thanks to this week’s midterm election results, Tony Evers will move from one statewide elected office to the other. What will happen to the position of state schools superintendent when its current occupant becomes the governor?

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