“It’s impossible to ignore the fact that in addition to today’s officer-involved shooting at Oshkosh West, the Sparta School District is closed due to security threats, and that this happened just a day after we had another school shooting at Waukesha South,” Gov. Tony Evers said in a press statement after two days of back-to-back school shootings shook communities across the state.
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A police officer shot an armed 17-year-old student during a school-wide lock down at Waukesha South High School Monday morning.
Gov. Tony Evers acts on transportation initiatives with a new bill, as well as announced that the Wisconsin's bipartisan Transportation Projects Commission will hold a meeting for the first time in five years.
Gov. Tony Evers signed bill modifying the definition of hemp to match federal law, aiming to support the recent “exponential” growth of production across the state.
Signed the day of his inauguration, Gov. Tony Evers’ first executive order required state agencies to develop and implement policies preventing discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals three-judge panel found Attorney General Josh Kaul suitable to litigate in a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood the same day the State Assembly passed a bill to increase birth control access.
Acknowledging the right to carry, Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, believes Republicans should have at least held discourse during the special session on gun control last Friday to give the public an opportunity to learn both sides.
Organizations and legislators band together to promote the importance of child caregivers’ roles across the state after Gov. Tony Evers declared November “Family Caregiver Month” in recognition of the current shortage.
“Would you normally let your six-year old walk outside by themselves in the dark?” Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registration Program Director Grace Knutson asked. “No, so let’s use this as an opportunity. When we can all as adults keep kids safe, that lessens the opportunity of a sex offender having an opportunity to reoffend.”
Two hundred fifty legal experts, state and federal prosecutors, exonerees, government officials and others affiliated with juvenile justice signed an open letter to Gov. Tony Evers Monday petitioning on behalf of Brendan Dassey’s request for clemency and pardon.
“This march is not just about Marlon — it is for the Black community as a whole,” a committee member of the Black Student Union told the crowd of protesters Friday to address Marlon Anderson’s controversial termination.
Majority Speaker Rep. Robin Vos, R-Rochester, hand delivered a letter to Gov. Tony Evers Friday asking him to change the date of the special election called to address U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy’s, R-WI, recent resignation.
To the GOP’s dismay, Gov. Tony Evers announced there will be a special election to fill the Congress vacancy created by U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy’s, R-WI, resignation on Monday.
“I, for one, prefer a cold glass of cow’s milk to a cup of almond beverage any day,” exclaimed Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green, upon introducing “Truth in Food Labeling.”
Legislators from both sides of the aisle came together in hopes of updating legislation regarding child safety seat laws at the capitol Tuesday afternoon alongside medical professionals.
Gov. Tony Evers and Department of Administration Sec.-Designee Joel Brennan will travel to six state courthouses on Tuesday to announce openings for more than 60 assistant district attorney positions.
Democratic representatives proposed legislation to increase Milwaukee County’s sales tax by one percent in order to address financial challenges faced by public service institutions.
Packer fan Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-WI, re-introduced legislation that would require every cable, satellite and video provider to broadcast Green Bay Packers games to all Wisconsin subscribers.
Former Gov. Scott Walker endorsed his 25-year-old son, Matt Walker, as a potential candidate for Wisconsin’s 5th congressional district seat.
Gov. Tony Evers and a 28-person delegation travel to Japan to increase communication with Japan, Wisconsin's fourth-largest exportation marketplace.