Gov. Tony Evers announced Friday that the state plans to take legal action against PFAS contaminators. Evers and Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul asked the Department of the Administration (DOA) to select an outside law firm to assist the state in addressing companies responsible for contamination.
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 state Assembly passed a fast-tracked pandemic relief bill on Thursday, but with opposition from Democrats and Republicans in the Senate, the bill appears to be going nowhere as Wisconsin surpasses 5,000 COVID-19 deaths.
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 Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change released its 120-page report Wednesday detailing 55 policy strategies across nine sectors to mitigate climate change in the state.
It moved fast, slithering like a snake from person to person and striking with near perfection. First her younger daughter contracted it, then her oldest daughter, followed by her grandson and former husband. It hit the family hard.
Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Defense deployed U.S. Army medical personnel to address staffing shortages at Marshfield Medical Center facilities throughout the state. This announcement came after a slight increase in cases this past week.
Wisconsin Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force holds first meeting, discusses data collection concernsBy Annabella Rosciglione | Dec. 8
The state government’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force discussed ways to collect better data for missing Indigenous women in Wisconsin at its first ever meeting Friday.
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.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court refused to take up one of President Donald Trump’s lawsuits Thursday that seeks to overturn Biden’s win in the state.
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.
Following the completion of a partial recount, the Chairwoman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission approved the state’s vote tally from the November election Monday, confirming President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and paving the way for lawsuits challenging the results to proceed.
A partial recount of presidential results in Dane and Milwaukee counties wrapped up Sunday, solidifying President-elect Joe Biden’s win over President Donald Trump. Trump said he is preparing a lawsuit to overturn the results.
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 vaccineBy Hope Karnopp | Nov. 24
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.
Trump requests recount of heavily Democratic Dane, Milwaukee counties, Elections Commission clashes on approachBy Nathan Denzin | Nov. 23
The Trump campaign transferred $3 million to the state of Wisconsin Wednesday morning in order to get a partial recount of votes in liberal Dane and Milwaukee counties in hopes of overturning the election results.
Gov. Tony Evers extended Wisconsin’s statewide mask mandate Friday and declared a renewed public health emergency in Wisconsin as hospitals urge for action.
The Farm Center at the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection joined a multi-state effort on Friday aimed at strengthening farmers’ mental wellness.