Politics & Government

U.S. House votes to check Trump on military action against Iran...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday on a resolution to curtail President Donald Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran without first...

Another Walker appointee elevated to top U.S. EPA job under Trump

WASHINGTON — A former senior Wisconsin environmental official who served under Gov. Scott Walker has been elevated to a top job in the Trump...

Water Quality Task Force releases final report on policy recommendations

A final report released by the state’s Water Quality Task Force was described as an “unprecedented, bipartisan effort for clean water in Wisconsin,” by Assembly...

What’s going on with the voter purge? A scramble in the...

A conservative group’s lawsuit demanding that more than 200,000 voters who may have changed address be purged from the voting rolls in Wisconsin has...

Occupational licenses: Consumer safeguard or job barrier? Legislation would subject new...

Should a sign language interpreter have to pass a test and obtain a license in order to work? A massage therapist? A real estate...

Trump pushes Iran sanctions, Senate to vote on war powers

In a live, televised address to the nation on Wednesday, President Donald Trump responded to missile attacks by Iran on U.S. military sites in...

Tammy Baldwin announces she’ll vote to pass ‘new NAFTA’ Senator says...

Parting company with her Congressional successor, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) Tuesday announced she plans to vote to ratify the new United States Mexico Canada...

Our Wisconsin Revolution’s new director: We’ve got to create a new...

Our Wisconsin Revolution, the statewide group that grew out of Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign, announced this week that it has hired its first...

Legislators, take your marks, get set … If state government is...

In the corridors of the state Capitol, 2019 was a painful struggle given the new dynamic of split-party control that Wisconsin had not experienced...

On her shoulders: a pioneering woman in Wisconsin politics In 2020,...

One of my fondest memories from 2019 was attending a book launch for Rebecca Young, A Life of Civic Engagement and Progressive Electoral Politics,...
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