Politics & Government

Third election lawsuit against WEC filed by voting rights groups and...

A third lawsuit against the Wisconsin Elections Commission was filed Thursday in federal court by voting rights groups and four registered voters over the...

Obama stimulus watchdog: ‘Bad guys’ will make play for COVID-19 relief...

  WASHINGTON — Earl Devaney is feeling déjà vu. Devaney, a former longtime federal watchdog, was hired in 2009 to police the distribution of $840 billion in federal...

Thinking big while staying at home Progressive policy wonks on how...

Joel Rogers, University of Wisconsin professor of law, political science, public affairs and sociology and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, was...

Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package Baldwin: “A...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses...

Bill to waive unemployment waiting period is from an unexpected source...

Unemployment claims have exploded in Wisconsin, spiking above 100,000 new claims over the past nine days and making national news as businesses shut down...

Office of Emergency Management briefs Milwaukee County supervisors This was the...

Milwaukee County’s Board of Supervisors held its first ever online meeting on Tuesday, March 24, to review the latest developments as the coronavirus pandemic...

‘At their own peril’ federal lawsuit from city of Green Bay...

The City of Green Bay has a backlog of 4,083 absentee ballots waiting to be processed and has already sent 5,537 ballots out the...

U.S. Senate vows ‘big help, quick help’ with $2T coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers announced the framework for a bipartisan deal on a $2 trillion spending package early Wednesday morning, but specifics of a final bill...

State names first batch of companies in price-gouging complaints

Cease-and-desist letters have been sent to 16 companies accused of price-gouging amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection...

‘We put the value of human life at a higher level’...

As the latest state public health order takes effect Wednesday to curb the rapidly spreading COVID-19 infection by halting most social contact, the state’s...
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