Politics & Government

Tour to protect immigrants, restore driver’s licenses

On a humid Saturday morning, with temperatures climbing into the 90s, about 100 community members gathered at the Centro Hispano community center in Madison...

Vos gives insight into state Assembly’s fall agenda 

Democratic and Republican legislators do a Weekly Radio Address, addressing what they see as the “hot” issue each week. You won’t be surprised to learn...

John Nichols: Crisis in journalism is a crisis for democracy 'We...

There is no more ardent champion of Wisconsin’s progressive tradition than John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation and associate editor of The...

New legal threat to ACA sparks call for state to step...

Facing a new legal threat to the 9-year-old Affordable Care Act, some Wisconsin lawmakers want the state to step in with new patient health...

U.S. House approves boosting minimum wage to $15 per hour Wisconsin...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. The measure has little chance...

Racine joins trend to ban conversion therapy for LGBT minors

Racine became the fifth city in Wisconsin this week to ban conversion therapy — attempts by professional counselors to change the sexual orientation or...

U.S. House quashes effort to consider impeachment

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Wednesday refused to consider impeachment articles against President Donald Trump, with most Democrats siding with Republicans to kill...

Meet Paul Ryan’s rookie replacement Is Bryan Steil, "Ryan 2.0"? He...

WASHINGTON — If you can’t name the guy who took over for Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s 1st District, you’re not alone. It’s Bryan Steil, a...

Measures for low-income workers aim to offset 2017 tax law’s tilt...

More than a million people in Wisconsin could benefit from proposed changes in two federal tax credits for low- and moderate-income families, according to...

‘Restorative justice,’ not new youth detention facilities needed, advocates say Some...

Plans to close the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth detention facilities in Irma, have quickly evolved since Gov. Tony Evers took office, but...
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