Politics & Government

Biden promises ‘no national shutdown’ despite surge in COVID-19

WASHINGTON—President-elect Joe Biden pressed the urgent need for economic relief and a vaccine distribution plan for states and tribes after a video meeting Thursday...

Hospitals CEO urges governor and Legislature to act together quickly COVID-19...

Pleading with Gov. Tony Evers and leaders of the state Legislature to avert “a catastrophe” from the surge in COVID-19, the head of the...

Pocan blasts Evers, Vos and state Senate for COVID-19 train wreck Pleas...

The picture Congressman Mark Pocan paints of the state of Wisconsin’s response to COVID-19 is bleak. “We pretty much saw two trains on one track...

Columbia County man close to extradition to Michigan for involvement in...

A Wisconsin Dells man is in custody at the Columbia County Jail for his involvement in a plot to kidnap and execute Michigan Gov....

Another brick in the Capitol wall? Evers and Vos continue COVID-response...

Gov. Tony Evers had several messages directed at legislative Republicans during his news conference on Wednesday — and most were tied to his feeling...

Seven members of Congress test positive for COVID-19 in one week,...

WASHINGTON — Seven members of the U.S. House and Senate announced during the past week that they have tested positive for COVID-19, marking a...

Evers declares new COVID-19 emergency and extends statewide mask order

With Wisconsin once again setting a record for confirmed new cases of COVID-19, Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday he  will declare a new State...

Madison decriminalizes cannabis

Adults in Madison will now be able to possess and use cannabis on private and public property after the city’s common council loosened local...

After seven months, Legislative COVID response is back on the table,...

Despite a sprinkling of snarky comments and jabs, there were glimmers of hope Tuesday that the Republican-controlled Legislature and the Democratic governor might work...

As Madison struggles with COVID crisis, emails show health department developed...

Madison, Dane County and Wisconsin are currently dealing with crisis-level spread of COVID-19 and in recent months Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) President...
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