Henry Redman

Henry Redman

Henry Redman is a staff reporter for the Wisconsin Examiner who focuses on covering Wisconsin's towns and rural areas. He previously covered crime and courts at the Daily Jefferson County Union. A lifelong Midwesterner, he was born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in journalism in May 2019.

Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) speaks at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol Building.

Rep. Moore presides as House debates bill to ban job discrimination against natural Black hair

By: - March 18, 2022

Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) presided over the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives as it debated a bill Friday that would ban workplace discrimination based on the texture or style of a person’s hair. The measure passed the House 235-189. The bill is aimed at protecting Black men and women who are seen as […]

Redistricting court fights lead to missed deadline

By: - March 18, 2022

Ongoing court battles over Wisconsin’s new political lines have pushed the implementation of maps past an important deadline.  The Wisconsin Elections Commission, which is responsible for putting the new maps into place, needed the lines to be finalized by March 15 so candidates in elections this fall could start gathering nominating signatures to get on […]

Former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman leads the partisan review of the 2020 election. (YouTube | Office of the Special Counsel)

Fight over Gableman subpoenas continues, possibly further extending review

By: - March 18, 2022

A Dane County judge on Thursday allowed three people to be added to a lawsuit fighting subpoenas that are part of former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman’s partisan review of the 2020 election.  The addition of the three new plaintiffs, plus a separate fight in a Waukesha County court over subpoenas involving the mayors of […]

Mount Pleasant residents oppose village board attempt to extend terms

By: - March 17, 2022

A group of Mount Pleasant residents have filed a petition containing nearly 1,300 signatures in an attempt to force a referendum on a Jan. 24 decision by the Village Board of Trustees to extend their term lengths from two to three years.  The change wouldn’t be fully in effect until the seven-member board’s current two-year […]

Speaker Robin Vos at 11/17/20 news conference

After meeting with election conspiracists, Vos says decertification impossible but reaffirms belief in widespread fraud

By: - March 16, 2022

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), after a meeting with a group of 2020 election conspiracists on Wednesday, said he believes there was widespread voter fraud in Wisconsin but again said it’s impossible to decertify the state’s results.  Right-wing activists and former President Donald Trump have spent the last few months criticizing Vos for not […]

Ramthun suggests students are being forced into special ed classes

By: - March 15, 2022

In his campaign to be re-elected to the Kewaskum School Board, Rep. Timothy Ramthun (R-Campbellsport) suggested that students are being forced into special education classes as a way for school districts to get more funding and control both students and parents.  Ramthun, who is also running a far-right campaign for governor, made the comments at […]

Wisconsin election rally Spindell

Elections commission won’t punish Republican false electors

By: - March 15, 2022

The Wisconsin Elections Commission unanimously decided not to sanction 10 Republicans who falsely posed as electoral college voters after the 2020 presidential election, according to a letter released Tuesday.  In the weeks after Donald Trump’s loss to President Joe Biden was confirmed, groups of Republicans met in Biden-won states across the country to cast electoral […]

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) asks questions during a House Appropriations Committee hearing (Photo by Al Drago/Getty Images)

Rep. Pocan accuses Sen. Johnson of homophobia over brother’s stalled federal court nomination

By: - March 15, 2022

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat, accused Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of being homophobic after Johnson blocked Pocan’s brother’s nomination to a federal court seat in Green Bay.  Both Pocan and his brother, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge William Pocan, are gay. In February, Johnson refused to allow William’s nomination to a U.S. District Court […]

Vos ordered to turn over deleted emails, texts about 2020 election review

By: - March 11, 2022

A Dane County Circuit Court judge struck another blow this week to attempts by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman to keep records of Gableman’s partisan election review hidden from the public.  On Thursday, Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn ordered Vos to release deleted emails and text messages that fall under one […]

Supreme Court hears arguments in case to boot Prehn from NRB

By: - March 11, 2022

The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard arguments on Thursday in a lawsuit seeking to remove Wausau dentist Frederick Prehn from the Natural Resources Board.  Prehn, an appointee of former Gov. Scott Walker, has refused to give up his post on the Department of Natural Resource’s (DNR) policy-making body for nearly a year after his term expired […]

Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) questions why Republicans are bringing bills to ban critical race theory and defend speech on campus at the same time. (Screenshot | WisEye)

Use of paper ballots explodes in Senate executive sessions

By: - March 10, 2022

On the last day on the floor before the Wisconsin Senate adjourned for the 2021-22 session, the body was debating Senate Bill 963, which would establish a parental bill of rights.  The bill, which was passed on a 19-12 vote, was advanced out of the Senate Education Committee through the use of a paper ballot […]

Michael Gableman talks about election audit and fraud

Gableman’s contract extended through April

By: - March 9, 2022

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos signed a new contract to extend Gableman’s partisan review of the 2020 presidential election through the end of April.  Gableman’s initial contract had expired at the end of December and he operated for months without an agreement with Vos and the Legislature. The […]