Poll Shows Huge Gap Between GOP and Dems in Wisconsin—How Will Independents Tip the Balance in November?
Centrists tend to align with Republicans on concerns about inflation, but they stand with Democrats on abortion rights and gun safety.
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Next Fall, In-State Students from Low Income Families Will Be Able to Attend UW System Schools for Free

The Wisconsin Tuition Promise will waive tuition for households making less than $62,000/year. Legislative Republicans are being asked to fund it beyond its first year.

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Ashland, Once a Hub for Products Heading Out, Now Attracts People Coming In for Visits

From Chequamegon Bay to its downtown murals, the community offers history and present-day enjoyment for all who travel up north.

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
Evers Makes Churches, Rural Restaurants and Small Businesses Eligible For Well Grant Program

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers recently announced expansion of the state’s program to ensure residents who rely on private wells for drinking water have access to clean water. As more and more communities identify potentially harmful chemicals or other contaminants in drinking water sources, the new push by Evers to ensure private wells are providing clean,...

"Cop on a Rooftop" 2022, courtesy Special Olympics Wisconsin
Grab a Donut, Make a Difference: ‘Cop on a Rooftop’ Returns Friday to Dunkin’ Stores Across Wisconsin

Leaning into the old stereotype, police officers and pastries will come together to raise money for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Don’t be alarmed when you see law enforcement at your local Dunkin’ this Friday!  More than 70 locations across Wisconsin are participating in the 10th annual Cop on a Rooftop fundraiser this Aug. 19. The fast...

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POLL: WI ‘Very concerned’ over Sen. Johnson’s Role In ‘Fake Electors’ Plot

New public opinion research conducted by Public Policy Polling demonstrates broad support among Wisconsinites for the work of the January 6 Select Committee and significant concerns over Republican Senator Ron Johnson’s role in the fake electors plot. Commissioned by the Defend Democracy Project, the statewide poll of voters conducted by landline and text messaging found...

President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Ron Johnson’s NO Vote on the Inflation Reduction Act, Explained

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. Wisconsin’s two U.S. Senators split their votes on the bill. Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin voted yes. Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, along with every other Republican in Congress, voted against the legislation. Here’s a breakdown of what Senator Johnson and his GOP colleagues...

Wisconsin Primary Election Turnout Hits 40-Year High

Why that’s a big deal and what it could mean for this November. More than one-quarter of Wisconsin voters cast a ballot in last week’s partisan primary, according to unofficial results from the Associated Press. The 25.8% turnout was the most since 1982, when 26.9% of Wisconsinites voted. The unofficial numbers may be lower in...

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Day-Trippin’ Across Wisconsin: Mineral Point

Mineral Point, an early boom town, remains an attraction in Wisconsin for the way it preserved its Cornish trappings.