The COVID-19 pandemic revolutionized the way we work. But a recent report claims working from home depends on where you live and what you do — and the effects could worsen Wisconsin’s digital divide.
Wisconsin was one of the nation’s leading states in labor rights before a steady decline in union membership and Act 10 sank its standing. Could growing approval and presidential pandering put unions back in the spotlight before the 2024 elections?
Three statewide referendum questions on the April 4 ballot are generating confusion among Wisconsin voters. Here’s what they mean — and why you should care.
Wisconsin Republicans recommend special election for secretary of state, criticize Evers’ appointmentBy Nick Bumgardner | Mar. 27
The Senate passed a resolution pressuring Gov. Tony Evers for special election of the secretary of state, despite state law not requiring it.
The procedural change blocks the state from banning the controversial practice through 2024.
UW-Madison engineering building, sports complex in limbo after Republicans reject state building projectsBy Tyler Katzenberger | Mar. 24
Republicans on Wisconsin's State Building Commission voted Thursday to reject $3.8 billion in state construction projects proposed by Gov. Tony Evers.
The bill, which would allow Wisconsinites to participate in privately developed community solar projects, was stonewalled during the state Legislature’s previous session.
Reproductive rights activists back Evers, Democrats as lawmakers weigh changes to Wisconsin abortion lawBy Annika Bereny | Mar. 23
Democrats unveiled legislation eliminating Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban after Assembly Republicans proposed adding rape and incest exceptions, though neither plan is expected to pass.
The neighboring state collected $36.1 million in taxes from Wisconsin residents on cannabis sales in 2022.
Candidates went head-to-head on issues including abortion rights, redistricting and partisan biases.
Democrats’ bill will likely face opposition from the Legislature’s Republican majority, which struggled to find votes for a more restrictive abortion bill last week.
Attorney General Josh Kaul joined nearly two dozen attorneys general Monday demanding Kia and Hyundai further address alleged failures to include anti-theft technology in vehicles.
Gov. Tony Evers appointed former Wisconsin Treasurer Sarah Godlewski to replace Doug La Follette as Secretary of State on Friday.
Wisconsin is among the worst states for preterm birth rates and infant mortality rates, organizers said.
Q&A: Deputy director of student voter nonprofit organization discusses the importance of student voter turnoutBy Marin Rosen | Mar. 10
Jason Rivera, Wisconsin deputy director of Rise, discusses his organization and the efforts they are making to promote student voting for the upcoming general election.
An amicus brief filed by Attorney General Josh Kaul alleges TikTok failed to properly provide internal communication records about the app’s effects on youth mental health.
With control of the Wisconsin Supreme Court at stake, candidates are using targeted ads to rally base voters.
Of the $3.8 billion of statewide recommended spending, nearly half is allocated to UW System campuses.
More than 200 participants learned how to advocate for policy issues and fight for equality at the Black Advocacy Day on Tuesday, hosted by the Black Legislative Action Coalition of Wisconsin.
‘People don’t come north to see stumps and blacktop’: Wisconsin’s largest land conservation project in state history faces roadblocksBy Erik Pfantz | Mar. 1
Debates about tax revenue, land use, housing and employment needs sit at the center of a proposal to conserve the Pelican River Forest in northwestern Wisconsin.