Ann-Elise Henzl

News Reporter / Executive Director of Project Milwaukee

Ann-Elise Henzl has been a reporter at WUWM since 1993. She got her foot in the door three years earlier, as a newsroom student intern. Ann-Elise divides her time between daily general assignment reporting and working on longer, researched stories. Ann-Elise is also Executive Producer of WUWM's Project Milwaukee series.

Ann-Elise has won numerous awards, including the national Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association (for best use of sound in a story). In addition, she has frequently been recognized for her reporting on the welfare system, the environment, and health care.

Ann-Elise earned English and Mass Communication degrees from UW-Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
2:16 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Scott Walker-Mary Burke Contest Now Officially Underway

Scott Walker and Mary Burke will face off Nov. 4

Mary Burke trounced state Rep. Brett Hulsey in the Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday, winning 84 percent of the vote.

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Politics & Government
1:58 am
Wed August 13, 2014

UPDATE: Grothman in Narrow Lead in GOP Nomination for Petri Seat

State Sen. Glenn Grothman was one of four Republicans in Tuesday's partisan primary

A recount is possible in the 6th CD GOP primary, as state Sen. Glenn Grothman is only ahead of Sen. Joe Leibham by 214 votes.

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Politics & Government
10:54 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

House Members Handily Strike Down Challengers

Credit House.gov

Gwen Moore, Paul Ryan and Sean Duffy all won their partisan primaries Tuesday.

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Politics & Government
9:31 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Mary Burke Easily Advances to Nov. 4 General Election

Mary Burke faced minimal opposition in the Democratic partisan primary

Democrat Mary Burke is officially her party’s nominee for governor.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Three GOP Lawmakers Battle for a Shot at Tom Petri’s House Seat

Congressman Petri is retiring at the end of his term

On Tuesday, voters in Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District will choose a Republican candidate in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Tom Petri.

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Health & Science
1:00 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Wisconsin is the Only State Where Black and White Women's Life Expectancy Gap Grew

A new journal report says Wisconsin was the only state to see a widening life expectancy gap, between black and white women
Credit Rick Gershon/Getty Images

There was discouraging news this week about the health of Wisconsin’s black residents, especially women.

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Politics & Government
8:15 am
Thu July 31, 2014

WI Supreme Court Upholds Voter Photo ID, Act 10, Domestic Partner Registry

The state Supreme Court handed down decisions Thursday on three issues that have divided Wisconsinites.

The state’s highest court ruled Thursday morning on three divisive issues.

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Regional
10:48 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Zoo Interchange: Crews to Work 24/7 During Weekend Full Freeway Closure

Map of the I-94 East/West full freeway closure taking place July 18-21, 2014.
Credit Wisconsin's Department of Transportation

A portion of I-94 will be closed from 11:00 p.m. Friday until 5:30 a.m. Monday.

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Regional
11:44 am
Wed July 16, 2014

WI Supreme Court Rules on Restraining Order Against UW System Protester

The state’s highest court says it was appropriate for a Madison judge to approve a UW Board of Regents request for a restraining order.

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Politics & Government
4:16 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Walker Outpaces Burke in Campaign Fundraising

Gov. Walker's cash on hand total is three times that of Mary Burke's

New figures show Gov. Scott Walker's campaign raised twice as much as Mary Burke's, during the first half of 2014.

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