Does Baldwin’s win – the largest in a top race in Wisconsin in 12 years – offer a road map for 2020?


On Tuesday night, Tammy Baldwin earned the highest vote percentage of any candidate for governor or senator in Wisconsin since Democrat Herb Kohl won his fourth U.S. Senate term with 67.3 percent in 2006. Democrats looking to run against President Trump in 2020 might want to pay attention to what Baldwin did. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

What sank Scott Walker? His ambition, his record, Tony Evers, and the Donald Trump backlash


In Gov. Scott Walker’s quest for the political pinnacle, his foes and friends alike now see the makings of his untimely defeat. > Wisconsin State Journal

Vos: Republicans might limit Evers’ power over WEDC

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. Walker created the agency in 2011, and under its current makeup, the governor’s appointees set the tone for the agency. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Given Kaul, Evers and a GOP legislature, what’s next for Wisconsin healthcare?

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Incoming Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul says one of his first actions will be to withdraw the state from the lawsuit that’s seeking to invalidate the Affordable Care Act, and he’ll likely have Gov.-elect Tony Evers’ support. But with a divided government at both the state and federal levels, it’s unclear what’s possible. > CBS 58 Milwaukee

Evers faces tough sell on prison changes with GOP lawmakers

Gov.-elect Tony Evers has some big ideas about how to change Wisconsin’s overcrowded prison system, and aims to draw a stark contrast with Gov. Scott Walker, beginning with a pledge to visit the Lincoln Hills youth prison during his first week in office. The question is whether Republican legislators will let him make reforms. > AP News

Public Service Commission key to Tony Evers’ climate agenda


One area where Evers could move the needle on greenhouse gas emissions is the Public Service Commission, an independent body appointed by the governor that controls utility rates, the construction of power plants and transmission lines, and spending on energy efficiency programs. > Wisconsin State Journal

DNR refuses to release records on sexual harassment claim


Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials are refusing to release records detailing allegations an agency employee harassed female co-workers at a Milwaukee hotel, saying disclosure would hurt workers’ morale and human beings make mistakes. > AP News