Politics & Government

The Legislature is but a stage Senate and Assembly opt for...

As the curtain rose on the opening act of Tuesday’s legislative floor sessions — where predictable, partisan outcomes were a near certain conclusion —...

State of the Tribes Address highlights racism and economic challenges, threats...

Wisconsin’s 11 federally recognized Native American tribes are still dealing with generations of trauma, ongoing discrimination and the resulting economic challenges while working to...

Kids are getting their shots — so should Ron Johnson Our...

My eighth-grader cannot wait to get her COVID vaccine. Gone are the days of needle dread, when every trip to the doctor’s office prompted...

For gun advocates enough is never enough

In a begrudging or perverse sort of way, you have to give some credit to Wisconsin worshipers of the Second Amendment for their determination...

Bipartisan policing bills are a mixed bag of policies Sens. Taylor...

Sens. Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) and Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) discussed their package of bipartisan policing bills during a conversation hosted by the Milwaukee Press Club...

More than $350B in federal recovery cash starts rolling out to...

WASHINGTON — States, cities and counties can begin to tap their share of the $350 billion in federal funds intended to spur a national recovery...

Wisconsin’s Andrea Palm poised for confirmation for No. 2 federal health...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate is poised to confirm Wisconsin’s Andrea Palm, who previously served as the top health official in that state, to...

Pandemic waiver on work-search requirement for jobless pay faces possible early...

Applicants for unemployment insurance (UI) might soon have to resume reporting their weekly work-search efforts. The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) normally requires applicants for...

At Capitol rally, nurses raise their voices for union rights Politicians...

A blurb for the Today show was typical of the top hits in a Google search on ‘nurses week 2021’ over the weekend: “Where...

Josh Kaul talks Wisconsin voting with Congress

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul was invited to testify before the Committee on House Administration on voting rights on Thursday on the topic of...
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