Has Dem candidates’ lack of attack on Evers played right into Walker’s hands?


Conservative Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Christian Schneider posits that Tony Evers is the candidate Scott Walker most wants to face in November, and suggests Kelda Roys is the candidate he’d be least prepared for. Is he right? > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Teen Vogue interviews Cathy Myers, the former teacher who wants to clean up Paul Ryan’s mess

In its “Running!” series on getting involved in government, Teen Vogue talks to Cathy Myers, who is running in the Democratic primary Tuesday for a chance to run for Paul Ryan’s seat in November. Myers says she’s seen the damage that Ryan has done by willfully ignoring his constituents’ needs.

Secretary of State will also be on primary ballot Tuesday


As long-time incumbent Secretary of State Doug La Follette seeks re-election, Madison Ald. Arvina Martin hopes to take his place as the Democratic candidate in Tuesday’s primary. > Wisconsin State Journal

With EPA silent on its case against Wisconsin chemical barrel plants, Sen. Tammy Baldwin is asking why


Months after issuing violations against a chain of industrial barrel refurbishing plants, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said nothing publicly about the case. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin sent a letter to the agency this week asking why. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

$42M medical center planned near Foxconn complex


A Wisconsin health care organization said will build a $42 million medical center in Sturtevant as the region prepares for population growth generated by the planned Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing complex. > AP News

State’s policy shift means local governments pay more for bridge replacements

The Wisconsin DOT and Gov. Scott Walker are praising a new policy they say will help replace more aging bridges around the state. But county highway officials say they are seeing their costs increase by hundreds of thousands of dollars, with Wisconsin taxpayers footing a bigger share of the bill. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Read or listen to Milwaukee Public Radio’s coverage of all eight Dem governor candidates

Milwaukee Public Radio concluded its interview series Thursday with the eight candidates in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. You can listen to each interview or read the transcripts here.