The contested crime victim’s rights amendment was supported by an overwhelming majority in Tuesday’s election, passing with 75 percent of votes in favor.
After last Tuesday’s controversial in-person election, Wisconsin voters elected Dane County Circuit Court Judge Jill Karofsky to the state Supreme Court over incumbent Justice Daniel Kelly to cut the conservative majority in the court.
As many Wisconsinites cast their ballots across the state, some felt they had to choose between their rights and their health while others were unable to vote because of last-minute changes.
Supreme Court overrules Evers’ executive order to postpone election, Spring Primary will take place tomorrowBy Hope Karnopp | Apr. 6, 2020
Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Monday ahead of Tuesday’s primary to suspend in-person voting in Wisconsin until June 9, 2020. Hours later, the State Supreme Court ruled against Ever’s executive order, meaning Wisconsin’s Spring Primary will go on as scheduled, even with the state’s ‘Safer at Home’ Order in effect.
The 2020 Democratic National Convention has been postponed to mid-August as organizers attempt to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, the Democratic National Committee announced Thursday.
Gov. Tony Evers was joined by every member of Wisconsin’s congressional delegation in calling on support from national officials to receive additional resources more quickly in the state’s fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
A man in his 50s from Fond du Lac County and a man in his 90s from Ozaukee County are the first two deaths in Wisconsin from the novel coronavirus.
The shutdown, affecting over 1 million children, will last until at least April 5.
Gov. Tony Evers declared a public health emergency in the state of Wisconsin Thursday morning in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Some Democratic lawmakers renewed a push for Medicaid expansion Monday in Wisconsin in the wake of financial concerns and public support for the move.
The Wisconsin Department of Health confirmed three people have tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday — doubling the total number of confirmed cases in Wisconsin to six.
As the U.S. Supreme Court begins to hear cases that could challenge Roe v. Wade, two Democratic legislators proposed two bills Wednesday to ensure Wisconsinites get deserved medical treatment under its current constitutional protections.
Thirty Wisconsin Democrats have proposed a state-wide minimum wage increase to $15, matching the nationwide proposal passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Wisconsin Department of Health and Dane County announced Tuesday a third person in Wisconsin — Dane County specifically — has tested positive for COVID-19.
Gov. Tony Evers authorized the state to join a multi-state lawsuit against Pres. Donald Trump to prevent the reallocation of defense funds to the country’s southern border wall.
While COVID-19 has begun to spread across the U.S., Wisconsin officials ruled out declaring a state of emergency for now as the state and UW-Madison prepare emergency plans.
Gov. Tony Evers signed four bills Tuesday addressing substance abuse with programs designed to specifically monitor and study opioid use disorder.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Balwin, D-Wis., joined a bipartisan group of senators calling for a change in requirements to a U.S. Department of Agriculture program blocking rural communities in 19 states from funding for rural broadband expansion.
Advanced Placement classes give students the ability to get a head start to earning their degrees, saving both time and money — however, students in rural environments don’t always have access to the same opportunities.
Despite requirement of curricula to cover underrepresented folks, crucial education gaps can exist for Wisconsin studentsBy Claudia Belawski | Feb. 27, 2020
Although Wisconsin — like most states in America — must implement the histories of marginalized communities in their school curricula, the effects of this education still show wide gaps in quality.