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Barclays exits controversial Alabama prison project

The lead underwriter in a bond issue for an Alabama prison project has quit the deal, along with a secondary underwriter. Bloomberg News reported Monday...

Alabama prison throws spotlight on Wisconsin bonding agency Activists criticize state...

Update, Monday, 4/18/2021, 8:45 AM: Barclays and KeyBank reported Monday that they have withdrawn as transaction underwriters. A group of proposed privately owned prisons in...

IRS urged not to allow opioid companies to file ‘abusive’ tax...

Sen. Tammy Baldwin has joined other Senate colleagues in calling on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to challenge tax deductions by opioid companies which...

Evers pushes legal cannabis and justice reform as Badger State reinvestment...

Cannabis legalization and other criminal justice reform strategies took center stage Wednesday in Gov. Tony Evers’ live stream discussion of his Badger Bounceback plan. “This...

State crime lab kept up in 2020 despite pandemic

The Wisconsin State Crime Lab (WSCL), like workplaces across the state, was forced to adjust in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But because...

Milwaukee DA discusses timing of Alvin Cole decision

On April 8, Wisconsin Examiner reported on documents indicating that the Milwaukee District Attorney’s announcement of a decision in the shooting of 17-year-old Alvin...

Kenosha cop who shot Jacob Blake returns to work

The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back last August has returned to work from administrative leave, according to...

Marshals saw Kenosha as ‘unique opportunity’ to get ‘what we all...

When federal law enforcement operations like Relentless Pursuit and Operation Legend first began under the Trump Administration, local communities expressed concerns about being targeted....

Protests and looting follow police shooting of Black man in Minnesota

Hundreds of protesters faced off with Brooklyn Center police officers overnight at the department’s police headquarters hours after the Sunday afternoon police killing of...

Father issues new challenge to prosecutor over son’s death in 2004...

A Kenosha man whose adult son was killed by police 16 years ago wants the state attorney general’s office to investigate a local prosecutor’s...
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