Activists ask candidates to commit to reforming child sexual abuse laws


A group of Wisconsin activists are asking political candidates to commit to reforming child sexual abuse laws this election season — and some candidates have already voiced support for changing the statute of limitations. The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests is leading the push with Women’s March Wisconsin. > AP News / Wisconsin Public Radio

Dem governor candidates face deadline to earn podium time at state convention

Democratic candidates for governor who want to speak at the state party convention on June 1 face a deadline this week to prove they have collected enough signatures to get on the primary ballot. > AP News

Dems plan quick pivot to general election to avoid being caught flat-footed in governor’s race


Seeking to minimize Gov. Scott Walker’s ability to take advantage of the jam-packed Democratic primary, strategists have devised a plan to quickly pivot from the Aug. 14 primary to the general election in November. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Democrats running for governor would seek to roll back school vouchers


Two Democratic candidates for governor have said they would immediately end the state’s four school voucher programs, while the rest of the Democratic field says they would either freeze enrollment or phase out the programs over time. > Wisconsin State Journal

Homeowners pressured to sell for Foxconn draw interest in governor’s race


Democratic governor candidate Kelda Roys says she doesn’t like the pressure being put on some homeowners to sell their property to the Foxconn project. Roys, one of nine democrats running to replace Gov. Scott Walker, says he should have considered the impact on local residents when he negotiated the Foxconn agreement last summer. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Dem governor candidate Kelda Roys: Women in 2018 are saying ‘we’re going to do this’

When Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys introduced her campaign with a video highlighting her role as a mother — at one point, breastfeeding on camera — it was a risk she was able to take in an environment that’s more politically supportive than ever of women running for office, the candidate said last week. > Cap Times