Politics & Government

The scourge of privacy Wisconsin lawmakers claim to be protecting people...

I like privacy as much as the next person. I don’t want anybody tapping my phone or peeking through my windows. I’m even irked...

Gonzo journalist who antagonized Scott Walker dies

Friends and colleagues of journalist and satirist Ian Murphy, former editor of the recently revived Buffalo Beast, an alternative online news site in Buffalo,...

Sen. Baldwin and Slinger teen ensure ‘Lasting Smiles’

Major birth defects affect around 3% of babies born in the United States and are a significant cause of infant mortality, according to the...

Some millionaires pay lower taxes than minimum wage earners in Wisconsin...

Thanks to a little-known big ‘MAC’ tax credit, a minimum wage worker serving Big Macs could pay more in state income taxes than a...

Year of clean drinking water off to dubious start High levels...

Although Gov. Tony Evers declared 2019 the year of clean drinking water in Wisconsin in his 2019-21 budget veto message, that ambition won’t be...

Could Medicaid expansion get a second life?

It was a key plank in candidate Tony Evers’ campaign health-care platform during last year’s governor’s race: Reverse former Gov. Scott Walker’s rejection of...

Ron Johnson: ‘I don’t agree’ with Trump’s tweet

In  an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh, said he didn’t agree with President Donald...

At rally, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands her ground

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at President Trump on Thursday night, proclaiming in a speech in Silver Spring that she and other newly...

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...
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