Election Day Results 2016

Election Day Results 2016 November 9, 2016 Yesterday, voters turned out in massive numbers to elect the next President of the United States.  Media outlets reported late last night that voter turnout was up around 4.7% nationwide from the 2012 election. Republican Donald Trump has been declared the winner in the Electoral College. As of … Read more

Final Marquette Law School Poll Numbers

Final Marquette Law School Poll Numbers November 2, 2016 Today, Marquette Law School released its final poll numbers before the November 8 election. The poll, taken among 1,401 participants, gives a final indication on the potential outcome of the Presidential and U.S. Senate races in Wisconsin. The poll predicts positive outcomes in the state for … Read more

New State Poll Numbers

New State Poll Numbers St. Norbert College recently released new poll numbers, which predict good outcomes for Hillary Clinton and Russ Feingold in November. The poll, taken among 664 registered likely Wisconsin voters, has Clinton leading Trump 47 percent to 39 percent. Conducted October 13 through 16, the poll suggests Clinton may have doubled her … Read more

Fiscal Report Indicate Budget Surplus

Fiscal Report Indicates Budget Surplus Wisconsin ended the fiscal year with a $313.8 million surplus, according to an annual fiscal report released by the Department of Administration. “We are pleased to announce that Wisconsin is ending the fiscal year with a positive balance,” said DOA Secretary Scott Neitzel in a written statement.  “As we continue … Read more

John Doe Appeal Rejected by SCOTUS

John Doe Appeal Rejected by SCOTUS On October 4, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal to hear arguments on the John Doe II investigation. The probe sought to find evidence of criminal wrongdoing during Governor Scott Walker’s 2012 recall campaign. Specifically, the investigation alleged illegal coordination between the campaign and third-party interest groups. The … Read more

Wisconsin State Agencies Submit Budget Requests

Wisconsin State Agencies Submit Budget Requests On Thursday, Wisconsin state agencies submitted their 2017-19 budget requests to Governor Walker. Marking the first significant step in the state’s budget process, these requests will be used to develop the initial framework for the Governor’s budget proposal set to be unveiled early next year. Following the governor’s directions … Read more