Politics & Government

New legal threat to ACA sparks call for state to step...

Facing a new legal threat to the 9-year-old Affordable Care Act, some Wisconsin lawmakers want the state to step in with new patient health...

U.S. House approves boosting minimum wage to $15 per hour Wisconsin...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. The measure has little chance...

Racine joins trend to ban conversion therapy for LGBT minors

Racine became the fifth city in Wisconsin this week to ban conversion therapy — attempts by professional counselors to change the sexual orientation or...

U.S. House quashes effort to consider impeachment

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Wednesday refused to consider impeachment articles against President Donald Trump, with most Democrats siding with Republicans to kill...

Meet Paul Ryan’s rookie replacement Is Bryan Steil, "Ryan 2.0"? He...

WASHINGTON — If you can’t name the guy who took over for Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s 1st District, you’re not alone. It’s Bryan Steil, a...

Measures for low-income workers aim to offset 2017 tax law’s tilt...

More than a million people in Wisconsin could benefit from proposed changes in two federal tax credits for low- and moderate-income families, according to...

‘Restorative justice,’ not new youth detention facilities needed, advocates say Some...

Plans to close the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth detention facilities in Irma, have quickly evolved since Gov. Tony Evers took office, but...

Two battles for democracy in Wisconsin It's up to citizens to...

At the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, two of our key issues are banning gerrymandering and cleaning up money in politics. Both reforms are crucial here...

Fair Maps lawmakers, activists pressure gerrymandering opponents

Lawmakers and activists seeking to end partisan gerrymandering and create a nonpartisan system for drawing legislative districts sought to turn up the heat Tuesday...

WI Democrats vote to condemn Trump’s ‘racist comments’ The state's Republican...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, the only Wisconsin Republican to call President Donald Trump's tweets about four of his female Democratic colleagues "wrong"...
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