BlueWisconsin on hiatus

Blue Wisconsin - January 14, 2019 - 4:33pm

Message from Sabrina: My apologies for the long spell of no activity here. An unexpected death in the family has prevented me from following Wisconsin’s news and updating here. Thank you for your patience as we contemplate the future of BlueWisconsin’s coverage.

Categories: News, Politics

Walker passed over 13 applicants to appoint outgoing AG Schimel as judge

Blue Wisconsin - December 27, 2018 - 5:38pm

Gov. Scott Walker passed over more than a dozen candidates to appoint outgoing Attorney General Brad Schimel to a Waukesha County judgeship, according to records released by the governor’s administration. Walker handed Schimel the job on Nov. 20, a day after the Republican attorney general conceded defeat to Democrat Josh Kaul. > Wisconsin State Journal

Categories: News, Politics

Treasurer-elect Sarah Godlewski identifies more responsibilities for office

Blue Wisconsin - December 27, 2018 - 5:34pm

When Democrat Sarah Godlewski is inaugurated as the state’s new treasurer in 2019, she’ll be taking up the mantle of an executive office that was nearly eliminated. But the treasurer-elect said Wisconsin needs the office to serve as a fiscal watchdog, and that she’s unearthed more than a dozen other duties that haven’t been fulfilled in recent years. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Categories: News, Politics