Politics & Government

Wisconsin is taking hemp to the next level Evers signs the...

Wisconsin’s hemp industry is entering a new stage of evolution from a pilot to a permanent program with the signing of Senate Bill 188...

A tale of two homelessness bills Fitzgerald's inexplicable refusal to vote...

On any given night in Wisconsin, nearly 5,000 people are homeless and many more are on the brink of homelessness, staying temporarily on a...

Redefining homelessness could help families on the edge, advocates say

With many cities seeing a spike in homelessness, there’s a renewed state and federal effort to pass laws that would make it easier to...

New charges against activist Vaun Mayes renew controversy The community organizer...

Over a year ago, a federal judge allowed a community activist in Milwaukee, Vaun Mayes, 31, to go home to await trial on charges...

League of Women Voters files motion to intervene in voter roll...

Responding to a lawsuit that seeks to purge 234,000 Wisconsin voters who might have changed addresses from the voting rolls, the League of Women...

Could Wisconsin see a broadly bipartisan bathroom bill?

Bathroom bills are making a comeback in some states, including Wisconsin.  But this time, it’s a completely different toilet equity issue. This one might stand...

Want a public record from Robin Vos? Prepare to be frustrated...

John Public has a problem with the office of state Rep. Robin Vos, the Speaker of Wisconsin’s State Assembly.  He or she made an open...

Wisconsin commits to Paris climate accords Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes joined...

Despite President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, cities and states are moving to reaffirm their commitment...

Report: Watch out for dangerous toys when holiday shopping

From choking hazards to poisonous metals and compounds, the toy aisle still poses a danger to children, a report released Thursday warns. The report, Trouble...

Wisconsin Republicans skipped closed-door impeachment depositions 'This is a political exercise...

WASHINGTON — The two Wisconsin Republicans who had access to closed-door impeachment depositions appear to have skipped the vast majority of them.  U.S. House Reps....
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