Politics & Government

Dozens rally in front of Milwaukee Federal Building for DACA Voces...

Bus loads of activists and supporters, including dozens of high school students, congregated in front of Milwaukee’s Federal Building Tuesday morning, calling on the...

Democratic report: Trump farm benefits help those who need it least

Payments the Trump administration has made to compensate farmers for losses they’ve incurred as a result of the administration’s trade policies have benefited farms...

Is DACA doomed? Supreme Court may side with Trump

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court appears unlikely to salvage an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known...

Meet Gov. Evers’ new ag advisor, Brad Pfaff

The state Senate was able to fire former Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff from his dream job leading the...

Milwaukee County proposal aims to help staff polling sites

New measures aimed at enriching Milwaukee’s voting environment are continuing to pour out of the county board. A proposal from Supv. John Weishan Jr...

Court rules legislature can’t intervene in Planned Parenthood case

On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld U.S. District Court Judge William Conley's decision to deny intervention by...

Gov. Evers to have a scientific holiday tree The idea for...

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced the imminent arrival of the tree that will grace the Capitol throughout December and in his release he referred...

Wisconsinites need to tune into state politics If more people paid...

Walking through the coffee shop downstairs from the Examiner office this week, I bumped into a neighbor who is smart, well-read and pays attention...

Legislators end session with little consensus, no action on gun control

In a floor session that opened after 2 p.m. and didn’t end until 9:30, the state Assembly on Thursday began with three failed veto-override...

Renewed birth certificate program provides IDs for work and voting

Milwaukee County supervisors Theodore Lipscomb and Sequanna Taylor are supporting an amendment to the county’s free birth certificate program, continuing the program into 2020....
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