Evers and Timberlake Find a Way to Bypass Vos’ Willingness to Lose Millions in Food Aid for Families
Assembly Speaker demanded governor accept a package of poison pills he’d already vetoed
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) holds a press conference on April 13 where he demands Gov. Tony Evers accept severe restrictions on local health officials, schools, and the governor himself in exchange for tens of millions of dollars in federal supplemental COVID food aid. (Image via Wisconsin Eye.)
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Another Fight Over Local Control: This One May Sink a Bill Decriminalizing Pot

Introduced in three legislative sessions, parties now disagreeing on a change that would remove local control over penalties.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks during a virtual listening session focused on small businesses' economic recovery from the pandemic. (Screenshot)
‘No Time to Waste’: Barnes Urges GOP To Pass Budget, Help Small Businesses

Wisconsin has “a tremendous opportunity” to help small business recovery and growth, a brewery and restaurant owner says.

State Supreme Court Rejects Right-Wing Legal Group’s Effort to Deregister 70,000 Voters

Two conservative justices join liberals in striking down the attempted deregistration of tens of thousands of voters.

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Here’s Why Republicans Are Introducing Bills All Over the US for Things Nobody In Wisconsin Is Asking For

Legislators work on cookie-cutter proposals sent out by right wing groups because gerrymandering means they don’t need to get bill ideas from their constituents.

People who received vaccinations at UW-Eau Claire’s Zorn Arena, a Federal Emergency Management Agency vaccination site that opened Thursday, sit in a waiting area to make sure they don’t have reactions to the vaccine. The site is one of three FEMA vaccination locations in Wisconsin. (Photo courtesy UW-Eau Claire)
Numbers Game: State Hits 2 Million Vaccinated, but Daily New COVID Cases Are Surging Again

It’s a race between vials and viruses as highly contagious strains infect young adults and more clinics are being opened.

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Pandemic Life Overseas: Wisconsin Woman Recounts Past Year in Spain

Visits using technology helped maintain connections with family and friends during difficult times.

Jill Underly will become Wisconsin's next State Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Photo provided)
Underly Wins State Superintendent Post While GOP Holds On to Two Legislative Seats

Conservative-backed candidates win two Court of Appeals judgeships as voters take part in local, non-partisan elections.

The Ho Chunk Community Center in Black River Falls. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
A Little Public Outreach Goes a Long Way as Ho-Chunk Boosts WI Vaccination Progress

Tribe is again focused on its membership, but the public outreach helped Wisconsin reach 1 million people fully vaccinated.