Gov. Tony Evers delivered his annual State of the State address virtually Tuesday night, focusing on the state’s unemployment system, broadband access and the upcoming redistricting process. The speech came hours after Senate Republicans and Evers reached a deal on COVID-19 legislation, but in his response to Evers’ address, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos indicated it would not move forward.
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Two Republicans in Wisconsin’s congressional delegation objected to certifying electoral votes for President-elect Joe Biden Wednesday night after a violent mob of President Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building.
The police officer who shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha in August will not be charged with a crime, Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced Tuesday.
The Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change released its 120-page report for Gov. Tony Evers Wednesday detailing 55 policy strategies across nine sectors to mitigate climate change in the state.
For nearly a month this fall, protesters gathered outside the governor’s mansion to call on Gov. Tony Evers to use his clemency powers to reduce state prison populations due to the spread of COVID-19 in those facilities.
Assembly Republicans unveiled new COVID-19 legislation Tuesday that did not gain immediate support among Senate Republicans and prompted criticism from Democrats.
President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and election officials in the Wisconsin Supreme Court Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt to throw out votes in Milwaukee and Dane counties and overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s win in the state.
Over a quarter of COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin have occurred in long-term care facilities, according to data from the state Department of Health Services. One nursing home in Dane County is implementing strict protocols to prevent large outbreaks, but said the stress of the pandemic has impacted both staff and residents.
‘The most extraordinary public health intervention our state has ever undertaken’: Wisconsin prepares to distribute COVID-19 vaccine
Following promising news from major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services is making plans to distribute COVID-19 vaccines across the state once it becomes available. However, it may take several months before a vaccine becomes available to the general public, meaning COVID-19 precautions will likely continue for some time.
A lawsuit filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Green Bay seeks to throw out votes cast in Milwaukee, Dane and Menominee counties.
Gov. Tony Evers’ administration will not place the annual holiday tree in the Capitol rotunda this year as the building remains closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New 'critically high' category on DHS COVID-19 dashboard reflects growing severity of pandemic in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services added a “critically high” category to their disease activity dashboard Wednesday, reflecting a surge of COVID-19 activity in the state.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) corrected misinformation surrounding the election on Tuesday and said that no systemic or widespread election issues occurred. Republican lawmakers are planning an investigation into the election.
Gov. Tony Evers encouraged Wisconsinites to start planning virtual holiday gatherings and to limit gatherings to immediate family or household members in a radio address Thursday.
Wisconsin voters turned out in record numbers Tuesday, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, but officials are actively preparing for a recount as President Trump signals he will challenge Biden’s narrow victory by only a 0.6 percent margin.
Election officials do not expect to know which presidential candidate will win Wisconsin before early tomorrow morning. Milwaukee’s vote count, which could significantly shift the results, is not expected before 5 a.m. Wednesday.
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden held two very different campaign events in a COVID-19-wracked Wisconsin Friday, each to appeal to the state’s voters just days ahead of the election.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-3 Monday to not grant a six-day extension to county ballots in Wisconsin, and now requires all ballots to be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a joint statement Thursday in support of Embrace and Black Lives Matter.
Amid record COVID-19 activity in Wisconsin, President Trump held a rally in Janesville Saturday night where he downplayed the severity of the pandemic and criticized Gov. Tony Evers’ attempts to enforce public health guidelines.