Stories tagged: "legislature"


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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.

The federal government has been shut down by Republican actions in Congress three times in the past ten years. Now Congress itself is crippled by a House of Representatives that cannot begin operating while Republicans remain deadlocked over choosing a Speaker. (Image via Shutterstock)
It’s Not That ‘Nobody Wants to Work’ — It’s That Too Many GOP Politicians Won’t Show Up for Work

The Republicans’ battle for Speaker of the House is the natural result of wanting to “prove” government doesn’t work—by refusing to do the actual work of governing.

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Doctor’s Message to Republican Politicians: Get Out of My Office!

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos indicates an abortion ban exception for rape and incest victims would require victims to go through police reporting— something few victims seek—delaying their health care.

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Evers’ Victory Shows How Ideas and Conversations Can Overcome Cynicism and Nonstop Ads

Never underestimate the power of simply telling people what you plan to do and basing it in the search for common ground.

Insurance Companies Could Be Required to Cover Additional Breast Cancer Screenings for Women With Dense Breast Tissue

The new bills would impact an estimated 50% of Wisconsin women, whose breast tissue is white– just like possible tumors.

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Wisconsin Lawmaker Explains Why Nothing Gets Done in the State Legislature

Why does nothing get done inside the state legislature? We asked an Assemblywoman who's also fed up. Find out how she stays optimistic and how she says YOU can help create change.

Jill Underly, Wisconsin's State Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Photo provided)
State Education Leader on Tim Michels: He Has No Idea What We Do to Give Vulnerable Kids a Safe Place to Learn

Wisconsin’s state superintendent gives low grades to the Republican candidate for governor, whose plan for struggling schools is to give them even less support while speaking out against “wokeness.”