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.
For now, the Senate plan is short on details.
Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, said she plans to run for his seat, and others are considering a run.
Rohrkaste said his decision reflects his recent selection as executive director of Fox Valley Memory Project, a nonprofit organization aimed at improving the quality of life for people with dementia.
While Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers exceeded expectations by finalizing the state budget on time in early July, there are few signs their legislative productivity will carry through to the fall.
A spokesman for Taylor confirmed the Milwaukee senator will offer an amendment to include the name of Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, to the resolution recognizing Black History Month and honoring a list of Black leaders the Senate is set to consider Wednesday afternoon.
Wisconsin Democrats are looking to do something Tuesday that they haven't accomplished in six years: take control of the state Senate and finally stop the state GOP agenda.
It's the widest margin Walker has ever trailed an opponent in a Marquette poll and a wider margin than he trailed in any poll during his 2014 re-election campaign.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is narrowly leading Republican Leah Vukmir, the poll finds.
They're battling for a U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Baldwin.
“He did make that offer and we would love to have him come here," Vukmir said.
The race between Tammy Baldwin and Leah Vukmir marks the first time two women are the major-party nominees for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin.
Vukmir used a tried-and-true template to win statewide GOP primaries.
Polls suggest the primary is tight, and it has turned increasingly negative, especially on the question of who has been more loyal to Donald Trump.
Kevin Nicholson has been more specific than Leah Vukmir on changes he would consider for Social Security for Americans not at or near retirement age.
In newly unearthed video from shortly before Wisconsin's 2016 presidential primary, Leah Vukmir described Donald Trump as "offensive to everyone."
The Marquette Law School Poll was released Wednesday.
Vukmir and Nicholson broadly agreed on a series of policy questions at a public forum in Madison Thursday night.
Kevin Nicholson and Leah Vukmir got a perfect "100 percent" rating from Pro-Life Wisconsin, the state's most hard-line anti-abortion group.
The Republican Party of Wisconsin is holding its annual convention in Milwaukee this weekend.
The convention will be held in Milwaukee this weekend.
Eric Hovde, a Republican businessman who nearly mounted a second run this year for Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate seat, now says he’s endorsing Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir.
The endorsement has been influential -- when it was granted.