Democrats rode an ambitious agenda to their clean sweep of Wisconsin’s state offices, but questions around their ability to execute now surface as it seems likely that the offices they inherit will be weaker than those they ran for.
In an unprecedented move, state Republicans have passed a series of reforms to disempower the offices of the governor and attorney general on key issues before they fall into the hands of Democrats.
As part of an extraordinary session while Gov. Scott Walker remains in office, GOP leaders aim to pass a series of reforms this week to significantly disempower newly-elected state Democrats as well as boost their electoral chances down the road.
Incoming Gov. Tony Evers continues to assert his commitment to progressive health care reform, a potential harbinger of partisan battles down the road.
One year after the establishment of the Interagency Council of Homelessness, the group has released a plan to coordinate and expand efforts to combat homelessness in Wisconsin.
After the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Milwaukee native Sandra Parks, who wrote an award-winning essay on gun violence, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin emphasizes the need to continue her work.
Investigating and prosecuting sexual assault on college campuses could get more difficult, as new rules proposed by the education department would expand protections for those facing assault allegations.
As barriers both new and old continue to be the reality for Wisconsin's welfare system, experts fear that getting help may not be realistic or accessible for many who need it.
Abuse and trafficking survivors could have see increased difficulty applying for asylum in the U.S., Wisconsin advocacy groups warn.