The Department of Justice will not pursue charges against Officer Rusten Sheskey, the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake last summer.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard arguments from a citizens conversation group opposing Kohler Co.’s plan to build a golf course on Kohler-Andrae State Park on Friday.
The debate on critical race theory hit a peak in Wisconsin Tuesday, when the Wisconsin Assembly voted to pass a bill banning the subject from being taught in the classroom.
A teenage girl from Oxford, Wis. had her First Amendment rights protected after a sheriff deputy of Marquette County told her to remove her social media post claiming she had COVID-19.
Last Thursday, state senators introduced two new gun control bills aimed at increasing background checks and a risk protection system throughout the state.
The state has experienced many damaging storms in the last few weeks and should expect continuing intense weather.
A ‘very un-Wisconsin idea’: Democrats criticize Republican’s report recommending UW System consolidation, end to tuition freezeBy Hope Karnopp | May. 11
Democrats criticized a report created by the Chair of the Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges that recommended consolidation within the UW System and ending the tuition freeze.
Attorney General Josh Kaul announced a sweeping review of sexual assault cases by faith leaders, no matter when the crime occurred.
Wisconsin’s number of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will remain at eight, according to apportionment data published by the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday.
U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah, stood on the House floor Thursday morning to discuss Cardi B and her recent Grammys performance of “WAP” with Megan Thee Stallion.
Racial disparities task force makes policing recommendations as Evers orders state law enforcement to review use of force policiesBy Ashley Obuljen | Apr. 23
A subcommittee of the Wisconsin Assembly’s bipartisan Task Force on Racial Disparities issued recommendations on policing Wednesday but stopped short of recommending sweeping changes to chokehold and no-knock warrant policies.
Bill requiring Holocaust education moves forward as UW Jewish community says antisemitism ‘more prevalent than ever’By Elena Price | Apr. 22
Last week, the state Assembly unanimously passed a bill mandating education about the Holocaust and other genocides in most Wisconsin schools, a month after the Senate approved it.
Conservative UW-Madison political science professor Ryan Owens announced his bid for Wisconsin attorney general Monday.
State continues pause on Johnson and Johnson vaccine, over a quarter of Wisconsinites fully vaccinatedBy Emma Grenzebach | Apr. 19
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) said Friday that they will continue the pause on administering Johnson & Johnson vaccines until a federal recommendation is made to lift it.
Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, said Thursday that the Republican-controlled state legislature will not legalize recreational or medical marijuana.