Politics & Government

Evers talks COVID-19 impact on gatherings, homeless, meals and voting The...

Thursday morning Gov. Tony Evers declared a public health state of emergency due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, saying the...

Indian Country leaders urge Native people to be counted in 2020...

Native Americans living on reservations and in traditional villages were the most undercounted people in the 2010 U.S. Census. This year, tribal leaders throughout...

Sen. Luther Olsen challenges school-choice advocates over open enrollment  ‘This will...

Should students across the state of Wisconsin be allowed to spend part of their day outside their regular school, taking classes at public schools...

U.S. Senate votes to ax DeVos student loan policy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn a controversial regulation from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that her critics say hurts defrauded...

Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid outbreak 'Obviously,...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers resoundingly rebuffed a Trump administration request to cut funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid the...

Bills to add penalties for threatening probation agents spur debate 'We...

The Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety (JPS) held a hearing Tuesday morning to discuss several bills on the periphery of Wisconsin’s 'tougher...

Report ties Trump, trade wars to jobs slowdown Democrats argue president...

Slower job growth and an increase in mass layoffs and plant closings in Wisconsin make President Donald Trump vulnerable in the state during this...

State ramps up testing capacity for COVID-19 Employers urged to review...

The number of people in Wisconsin who are being or have been tested for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus now spreading...

Some ‘tougher on crime’ bills were vetoed and some passed

The Wisconsin Legislature’s "tougher on crime" push ran into a partial roadblock, with Gov. Tony Evers vetoing four of bills that were part of...

Latest Wisconsin shooting does little to move gun safety discourse in...

WASHINGTON — Members of Wisconsin’s congressional delegation gathered on the floor of the U.S. House last week to mourn the victims of last week’s...
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