Stories tagged: "Alberta Darling"


(Image by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
New Political Maps Will Pit Some GOP Lawmakers Against Each Other

But the home of one lawmaker who doesn’t live in his district will still be located outside his boundaries.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
GOP Lawmakers Try to Tighten Grip on Election System

Top Assembly Democrat says "partisan politicians shouldn't be rigging the rules of our elections."

Milwaukee Public Schools building
Republicans Attempting to Dismantle Milwaukee Public Schools and Expand Vouchers

Critics label the effort to break up public schools “an attack on the foundation of our democracy: public schools.”

A sexual assault evidence collection kit.
Evers Signs Two Bills Aimed at Preventing Another Rape Kit Backlog

The bipartisan bills will establish new guidelines to help sexual assault victims see justice sooner.

From left: Rep. Jill Billings (D-La Crosse), Sen. LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee), Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills), and Rep. Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) testify before the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on Thursday in support of a bill that bars charging minors with prostitution and instead provides resources to them as sex trafficking survivors. (Screenshot via WisconsinEye)
‘Safe Harbor’ Bill Aimed at Protecting Young Victims of Sex Trafficking Gaining Momentum

Sponsors are confident bipartisan the proposal, which would expand protections for child sex trafficking victims, will win enough votes to become law.

Dr. Ryan Westergaard, chief medical officer for the state of Wisconsin, 
said Tuesday during a press briefing that "we really need to take the risk seriously that this progress can be undone because of novel variants." He is pictured at a June White Coats for Black Lives rally in Madison. (Photo © Andy Manis)
‘It’s a Nightmare.’ Wisconsin Tops 5,000 New COVID-19 Cases and 64 Deaths in a Single Day

“My concern is that when leaders don’t act in an empathetic way ... people are going to follow that cue,” Evers says.

Snow covered the belongings of a homeless man near the state Capitol building in Madison
Republicans Sit on Already-Approved Aid for Wisconsin’s Homeless

First day of winter comes with Republican leaders sitting on aid approved earlier this year