Politics & Government

Gov. Tony Evers suspends the April 7 election

The Wisconsin Legislature refused the call from Gov. Tony Evers to come into session on Saturday or Monday to address the safety issues surrounding...

Massive spending on Marsy’s Law

A group behind a proposed amendment to enshrine victim’s rights in the Wisconsin Constitution spent more than $3.3 million on media advertising in the...

Weekend of squabbling but no progress on Wisconsin’s election It’s time...

Fifteen states have changed their election dates to avoid large gatherings of people at the polls during the coronavirus pandemic. Wisconsin is not one...

Coronavirus endangers our democracy Don't let Trump get away with destroying...

There is now stirring another virulent illness that can, if we don’t take effective countermeasures, also course through our already plagued nation. It, too, has...

Appeals court upholds absentee ballot extension, but restores signatures

On Friday evening, the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago denied emergency appeals by the Republican Party and the Wisconsin Legislature seeking...

Evers calls for election extension, legislators rebuff him

Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order on Friday, calling a special session of the Legislature on Sat., April 4, 2020 at 4 p.m.,...

Karofsky asks court to stop misleading ads

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Jill Karofsky filed suit in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Friday, seeking an injunction to stop TV ads the campaign...

Sen. Baldwin: Wisconsin Legislature, meet ASAP on COVID-19 funding waivers

Gov. Tony Evers isn’t the only one pushing the Wisconsin Legislature to come into a special session. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is making the...

Why is the Milwaukee county executive race so important to Betsy...

Betsy DeVos, President Trump's Secretary of Education, has long funded politicians who support voucher and charter-school schemes through her group, the American Federation for...

Baldwin calls the Recovery Rebates unfair, aims to fix the new...

“It’s not right to give nothing to families for dependent children older than 16.”  This is what Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin has to say...
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