Democratic lawmakers introduced new legislature Monday to invest millions of dollars to expand access to broadband in rural Wisconsin.
Democratic legislators announced details Tuesday on how Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to provide resources to Wisconsin’s rural communities and agricultural producers will be implemented across the state.
Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Monday creating a commission to draw new legislative maps following this year’s census without elected officials, lobbyists or consultants.
A bipartisan group of legislators, including Rep. Katrina Shankland, D-Stevens Point, introduced legislation to create a new state trust fund specifically for clean water projects.
President Donald Trump visited Milwaukee Tuesday, Jan. 14 for a campaign rally in the lead up for his 2020 re-election campaign. But if recent legislation proposed by two Wisconsin state legislators passes, that campaign stop would not have been possible.
Twenty percent of women will be sexually assaulted at some point in their lives — but that number jumps to 45 percent when applied to Native American women, according to the National Sexual Violence Research Center.
As the Midwest gears up for the upcoming presidential election, some Democratic organizations in Minnesota value working with Wisconsin, while others believe the states’ political demographics are too dissimilar for effective collaboration.
Wisconsin Transparency Project joins in a lawsuit against MMSD to defend the anonymity of a person who filed multiple open records requests.
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 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.
The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin motioned to join as a defendant in a lawsuit in Ozaukee County Friday to prevent voters from being “purged” from voting rolls “unlawfully.”
Gov. Tony Evers took action on a number of education bills last week, passing three bills aiming to increase the number of teachers in the state and vetoing one related to student privacy.
With a present propulsion to pass the Amputee Coalition’s Insurance Fairness bill, Wisconsin limb difference activists continue to promote insurance equality for all within their community. There are currently two million people living in the United States with limb loss — Shawn Faessler is one of them.
“People assume that the only way for Deaf people to survive is to use hearing aids,” wrote UW-Madison student Tobin Zolkowski. “Deaf people do not want to cure their Deafness.” Zolkowski is one of 466 million deaf people in the world, according to the World Health Organization. He identifies with the Deaf community, which he believes is often misunderstood.
The sound of rustling papers, bits of conversation and movement on the Assembly floor began to settle as a voice spoke into the microphone, thanking his audience for their attention.
Addressing the relationship between substance abuse and incarceration across the state, Attorney General Josh Kaul and Gov. Tony Evers announced the expansion of treatment court and diversion programs during a press conference Monday at the Capitol.
Gov. Tony Evers called on the Republican-held Joint Committee on Finance to release funding for homelessness programs Thursday — the last day the Senate was in session until this January.
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.
“Sí, se puede,” “Immigrants are here to stay” and “This is what democracy looks like” were chanted from the steps of the Capitol Tuesday. Protesters gathered across the country in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as the U.S. Supreme Court begins their hearing of its case.