Politics

‘Nike Swoosh’ Assembly District Shows How Gerrymandering Splits Up Neighbors

“Nowhere is that more prevalent than our corner of the state,” says Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue secretary.

2 weeks ago

Vilsack Is Back. Wisconsin Farmers Show Cautious Optimism for His Second Round as Ag Secretary.

Having already led the USDA under Obama, he’ll be walking a tightrope between corporate and family farm interests.

2 weeks ago

Evers Is Trying to Bring Legal Weed to Wisconsin. Here’s Who It Would Help.

As part of biennial budget, revenue would go towards rural schools and underserved communities.

2 weeks ago

Several Task Force Members Undeterred After Steineke’s Email Emerges

Citizen members say they remain committed to the work.

3 weeks ago

5 Weeks Into the 2021 Legislature, Assembly Bill 1 Is Dead and Still No COVID Relief

As promised, Evers vetoes a measure loaded with restrictions on fighting the pandemic. Assembly Republicans blew up an earlier compromise…

3 weeks ago

Evers’ Emergency Mask Orders Get Knocked Down, Get Up Again

Less than an hour after the Assembly voted to end the current safeguard, Evers issued a new one. Democrats offer…

3 weeks ago

‘They Literally Didn’t Want to Do a Thing’: Lawmakers and Activists React to Steineke Email

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes: “Can the task force still be seen as legitimate? It’s hard for these legislators to be…

3 weeks ago

3 Wisconsin Cities, One County Pass Mask Orders as GOP Prepares to Kill State Order

Assembly Speaker says legislators have figured out how to cancel a health emergency but still get the federal cash attached…

3 weeks ago