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Outlook on manufacturing jobs murky but losses appear stemmed Tariffs have...

Donald Trump’s vow in 2016 to revive Rust Belt manufacturing may get some of the credit for his razor-thin surprise victory in Wisconsin, but...

Bill to stop future backlog of untested rape kits appears dead

The bipartisan bill that was designed to make certain there is never again a massive backlog of untested sexual-assault kits died Thursday.  It appeared doomed,...

Nobody likes a smarty pants: Why Warren and Obama irk pundits...

Elizabeth Warren has never succeeded in charming the pundit class, which tends to describe her in oh-so-flattering terms like professorial,  scold, elitist, lecturing, strident...

Bloomberg and Trump: Two peas in a pod A Wisconsin farmer's...

It seems that having money, plenty of money, must somehow bestow a certain sense of omniscience upon the very wealthiest in society, making some...

Water Quality Task Force bills pass with some debate 10 bipartisan...

Water quality wouldn’t seem like a partisan issue, and for the most part it appears the two sides of the Wisconsin’s legislature are approaching...

State Assembly pushes to amend the U.S. Constitution Could an attempt...

In 2017, the Wisconsin Legislature passed a resolution calling for a constitutional convention of the states for the purpose of amending the U.S. Constitution...

Curtailing the governor’s partial veto powers

On Tuesday, an Assembly committee voted 6-3 along party lines to advance a constitutional amendment to limit the governor's partial veto power. AJR 108 would...

Divided budget committee passes Republican tax cut GOP majority rejects Democrats’...

On a party-line vote, the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance committee on Monday advanced a $250 million tax cut proposal that Republicans introduced Friday after...

Tuesday is Election Day statewide in Wisconsin

Tuesday is primary day in Wisconsin — and everyone in the state has at least one election to cast a ballot in with a...

Appropriations Committee member Rep. Pocan holds forth on Trump budget Spoiler...

It’s a Friday morning media ritual that U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan indulges in from time to time when he’s back in Wisconsin: The Democratic...
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