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Highway construction is expected to be a big part of any federal infrastructure bill. Shown is Interstate Highway 235 in Des Moines. (Photo by Perry Beeman/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

Seven Wisconsin mayors urge passage of bipartisan infrastructure bill

BY: - July 14, 2021

The mayors of seven Wisconsin cities signed on to a letter from the U.S. Conference of Mayors urging Congress to pass into law a bipartisan infrastructure plan that is so far only a tentative agreement.  The mayors of Green Bay, Kenosha, Madison, Milwaukee, Sheboygan, Waukesha and Wausau joined more than 360 other mayors from all […]

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A tale of two elections

BY: - April 26, 2021

Green Bay’s city attorney conducted a thorough investigation of the city’s 2020 elections and released her conclusions this week in a 19-page memo that stands in stark contrast to Republican legislators’ charges. “Unfortunately, the election has been the center of extensive misinformation and unfounded allegations,” Green Bay City Attorney Vanessa R. Chavez wrote. “The purpose […]

Election committee members schooled during latest non-public hearing

BY: - April 1, 2021

The Assembly continued its partisan “investigation” into the 2020 presidential elections with a third invite-only hearing before the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections on Wednesday.  While Democrats and voting access advocacy groups have labeled past hearings a “sham,” the answers from the sole invited guest were in marked contrast to the first two hearings […]

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‘The goal is a smear campaign’

BY: - March 12, 2021

On Wednesday, Assembly Republicans held a committee hearing examining the logistics of the November election in Green Bay. The only people the committee invited to testify were individuals backing up the baseless assertion that election fraud had taken place. This “informational hearing” of the Assembly Campaigns and Elections Committee was the second hearing designed to […]

Jill Biden holds a virtual back-to-school roundtable in Green Bay (screenshot)

Jill Biden’s back-to-school supermom chat in Green Bay

BY: - September 8, 2020

As students across Wisconsin began the school year online, Jill Biden held a town hall meeting with two Green Bay mothers and Wisconsin State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski to discuss the challenge of meeting children’s educational needs during the pandemic. During the virtual campaign stop for her husband, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Jill Biden talked […]

‘All things considered’ Wisconsin does its best to vote

BY: - April 7, 2020

Wisconsin’s 2020 spring election will be graded on a curve — well, two actually.  The first curve is how well election officials were able to handle holding in-person voting during a pandemic. The second curve is how sharply the number of Wisconsin’s COVID-19 cases will jump after thousands of people around the state were forced […]

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Wisconsin’s closed polls

BY: - April 6, 2020

Wisconsin’s April 7 election has been subject to confusion, whiplash and litigation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s order Monday evening that Gov. Tony Evers does not have the authority to postpone the election by executive order, the state will hold in-person voting Tuesday. But in-person voting has already been greatly affected […]