Politics


How Wisconsin’s Spring Election Will Impact Your Life for the Next 10+ Years

Wisconsin’s February and April elections will decide the future of reproductive rights, legislative maps, the governor’s powers, and maybe even the results of the 2024 presidential election.  You have the opportunity to change the direction of our state and our country. All you have to do is VOTE.

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Democrats Demand Ouster of Elections Commission Official for Bragging About Suppressing Voters of Color

Bob Spindell, chair of the 4th Congressional District Republican Party, said he won’t quit despite the uproar over an email he sent celebrating reduced Black and Hispanic turnout in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee, Madison, & Minneapolis By Train: What We Know, What We Don’t, & What’s Next

Could an old form of transportation be the key to new growth? Answers to all your questions about what it will take to expand Amtrak in Wisconsin.

‘Courts Are About People’: Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Election Will Play a Major Role in the Rights of its Residents

Judge Chris Taylor, a former legislator who’s running for the Court of Appeals, is reminding voters of the many issues that come before state Supreme Court justices and the impact they have on protecting, expanding, or removing your rights.

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Gov. Evers Launches Program For People Experiencing Homelessness, Drug Addiction

The new recovery program will use Opioid Settlement Funds to help struggling Wisconsinites find affordable, safe, & stable housing.

The Worst-Drawn Districts in America: How Wisconsin Got Here, How It’s Hurting Us, & How We Can Fix It

In 2017, a federal court ruled the state legislative districts Wisconsin Republicans drew in 2011 were so excessively partisan, they were unconstitutional. And the ones currently in effect aren't any better.

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Republicans May Have a Majority in the Legislature, but Democrats Have a Record of Getting Things Done 

GOP lawmakers want to use the state’s $6.6 billion surplus on tax cuts for the wealthy, but Gov. Tony Evers and Biden’s targeted investments saved the economy during the pandemic and are opening new opportunities in the future.