Politics & Government

Tax reform bus tour rides into Wisconsin 'Tax the Rich' group...

The message on the big green bus that rolled into Madison on Wednesday morning was a succinct three words: ‚ÄúTax the Rich!‚ÄĚ It‚Äôs a message...

Sensenbrenner presses Mueller on ‚Äėimpeachable conduct‚Äô Mueller declines to discuss impeachment...

WASHINGTON ‚ÄĒ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, who was a central figure in President Clinton‚Äôs impeachment proceedings, thinks it‚Äôs noteworthy that former special counsel...

Wisconsin voters surveyed say “Tax the rich!”

Nearly four out of five Wisconsin voters support raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans, with three out of five ‚Äústrongly‚ÄĚ in favor, according to...

Corporate political money swings heavily to GOP groups

Republican state political campaigns raked in five times the amount of corporate money that Democrats did in the first half of this year, the...

Food stamp cuts harm low-income working families

Trump administration plans to cut nearly 10% of recipients from the federal food stamp program could hit school lunch programs and cut savings rates...

Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban could come back in force

Back in 1849, construction began on a railroad running westward from Milwaukee. That same year,  the state’s first telegram arrived. Wisconsin also passed a...

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 ‚ÄėLasting Smiles‚Äô

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 ‚ÄėMAC‚Äô tax credit, a minimum wage worker serving Big Macs could pay more in state income taxes than a...
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