Of the nearly 40 appointees on Tuesday's schedule, all, including several cabinet-level officials, received unanimous approval in their respective committee votes.
More than 150 people appointed by Gov. Tony Evers are still awaiting Senate approval, and more than two thirds of those have been waiting more than 100 days. Several have been waiting for nearly three years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday removed 18 appointees named to U.S. military academy boards by Donald Trump in the final months of the Republican president's term in office, according to the White House.
The chair of Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources policy board said Wednesday that a lawsuit seeking to remove him from the panel is po…
Gov. Tony Evers appointed Sandy Naas and Sharon Adams to the policy board on April 28 to replace Frederick Prehn and Julie Anderson, who were appointed by former Gov. Scott Walker and whose six-year terms expired May 1.
The regent president has significant say over the board's agenda and also selects who serves on search committees for chancellors and presidents.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide a major abortion case that could eventually lead to dramatic restrictions on abortion access. Here are some questions and answers about the case.
Evers' latest appointments set the stage for what several board members predict may be a contested election for the first time in nearly a decade.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission deadlocked 3-3 on whether to remove Shandowlyn Hendricks-Williams from ballot after she improperly included "Dr." on application.
Meaney, who was appointed by Evers in December 2018, will take a career opportunity outside of state government, according to a statement.
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Brad Pfaff has led the agriculture department since January.
Gov. Tony Evers is seeking applicants for appointment as Marquette County district attorney following the departure of incumbent office holder…
But even the top-paid cabinet secretary is still making less than what the position paid 16 years ago adjusted for inflation.
Questions about the status of political appointees confirmed during a lame-duck session of the Wisconsin Legislature have created uncertainty for the state’s utility regulation commission, which is facing deadlines to rule on major infrastructure projects.
Two University of Wisconsin System regents whom Democratic Gov. Tony Evers fired last month following a court ruling returned to work Thursday.
MADISON — Two University of Wisconsin System regents whom Democratic Gov. Tony Evers fired last month following a court ruling returned to wor…
That includes Public Service Commissioner Ellen Nowak, a Walker appointee who was blocked at the door from returning to work at the commission last week.
The Wisconsin Senate’s top Republican told more than a dozen GOP appointees whom Democratic Gov. Tony Evers fired to return to work Friday, contending that an appeals court ruling this week wiped out the governor’s actions.
While most of those Gov. Scott Walker appointees would be able to resume their roles, 15 positions, including some higher-profile appointees, remain in limbo, including UW System Regent Scott Beightol and Ellen Nowak, who served as commissioner of the Public Service Commission. Evers did not include those positions on the list of re-appointments.
To head the Department of Veteran Affairs department, Evers is tapping Dane County Supervisor Mary Kolar.
"Thank you for putting up with me for the last nine and a half years," Evers said to his colleagues on the board.
Senate President Roger Roth ordered the Senate gallery cleared of onlookers, prompting jeers and shouts of "Shame! Shame!"