Politics


Vice President Kamala Harris speaks in Milwaukee about the Biden administration's lead pipe and paint remediation efforts. (Screenshot via C-SPAN)
‘Moral Imperative’: Harris Talks Lead Remediation in Milwaukee

The bipartisan infrastructure deal is expected to make a substantial impact in efforts to replace Wisconsin's 176,000 lead water lines.

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.

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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.

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Tired of vague promises? Help us ask them the right questions, so we can make sure they address the things that matter to you, instead of speaking in platitudes or engaging in negative attacks.

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.

In the screen image from WisconsinEye on Dec. 1, 2021, former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Mike Gableman interrupts a state legislator asking questions about the nature of his 2020 election investigation created by Republican lawmakers.
Opinion: Audit Bureau Needs to Do a Better Job, Starting with Gableman’s Folly

A nonpartisan state agency with a once-pristine record could fix its recent miscues by shining a light on a sham election “investigation.”

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Persistent 2020 Election Lies by Local Republican Parties Pose ‘Extremely Troubling’ Issues

A year after the consequences were realized in the Jan. 6 insurrection, local political parties are still spreading lies on Facebook.