Senate President Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield) speaks during a press conference unveiling a Republican legislative package that would make it harder to access unemployment benefits and BadgerCare. GOP lawmakers claimed the bills will help address the worker shortage. (Screenshot via WisEye)
Public Assistance Would Be Harder to Access Under GOP Bills

Despite a record-low unemployment rate, Republican lawmakers want to make it harder for unemployed and low-income people to access public assistance under the guise of addressing the worker shortage.

State Capitol dome interior
Years After Stripping the Office of Its Powers, GOP Sees Secretary of State as Key to Controlling Elections

Four Republicans stumping for as a way to diminish, dissolve the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

Michael Gableman, the conservative former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice hired by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) to lead a partisan, taxpayer-funded investigation into the 2020 election. (Screenshot via WI Office of Special Counsel/YouTube)
Gableman Denied Working With a Group That Tried to Overturn the Election. The Group’s Leader Says Otherwise.

Gableman's taxpayer-funded investigation has right-wing ties and is shrouded in secrecy.

FILE - Martin Luther King, Jr. crosses the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., heading to the capitol in Montgomery on March 21, 1965. (AP Photo/File)
Activists Want You to Remember All of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Messages—Even the Hard Ones

As the push for racial equality continues, those leading the fights against injustice want us to dig deeper, and think about how we all can improve the future for Black Americans.

Snake venom guy
Oshkosh Man Has Been Bitten Three Times by Deadly Snakes, That’s Not Stopping Him from Collecting Venom

MToxins Venom Lab delights visitors while helping to save lives across the world.

Madison-based naturopath Aaron Henkel
‘A Slap in the Face’: GOP Lawmakers Introduce ‘Natural Immunity’ Bill that Would Let Workers Skirt Vaccine Requirements

More than a dozen Republicans in the state Assembly put forward a measure that would let workers, including those in health care, get around vaccine requirements if they have already contracted COVID-19.

This photo shows Wisconsin residents Brandon Nelson, left, and Abram Markofski, right, inside the US Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection. They both pleaded guilty to charges related to the attack on the Capitol and were sentenced to 24 months of probation. (Photo via US Department of Justice)
Wisconsinites Charged in Jan. 6 Insurrection Quietly Take Plea Deals

Four of six Wisconsin men charged in attack on nation's Capitol have pleaded guilty to lesser charges, while two others' cases are still moving through the court system.