Stories tagged: "Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes"

Melissa Gavin of Cross Plains talks about how flood waters reached and damaged her house in 2018. Gavin attributes the flooding to climate change. (Photo © Andy Manis)
New Climate Change Report Suggests State Office for Environmental Injustices and Green Job Training

The 120-page report was released Wednesday by Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.

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Evers Launches Two Plans to Tackle Racial Health Disparities in Wisconsin

One will focus on COVID-19’s impact on communities of color, the other will address overall healthcare disparities.

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Head of WI Climate Change Task Force Sums Up Trump Record: Disastrous

‘No Time to Lose: A Wisconsin Family Meeting on Climate’ reviews nearly four years of denial and deregulation.

Jacob Blake Jr.'s uncle, Justin Blake (yellow shirt) hugs Letetra Wideman, Jacob Blake's younger sister, Aug. 30 during a march in Kenosha. Wideman later recited a poem she had written titled, "Allow Me to Introduce Myself" to the crowd. (Photo © Andy Manis)
‘One Person, One Vote’: Jacob Blake’s Friends and Family Push for Reform Via the Ballot Box

GOP legislators say no police reform Monday. Trump coming to Kenosha Tuesday to praise police, not meeting with family.

Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, was charged Thursday with one count of first degree reckless homicide, one count of first degree intentional homicide, and one count of attempted first degree intentional homicide, along with two counts of recklessly endangering safety, and a count of possessing a dangerous weapon as a minor. He would face life in prison if convicted of intentional homicide. (Screenshot via Ruptly)
Militia Saw ‘Perfect Opportunity’ in Kenosha Before 17-Year-Old Killed 2, Injured Another

Lt. Gov. Barnes decries militia groups: ‘We can’t even act surprised.’

Jacob Blake, 29, was shot multiple times by a Kenosha police officer Aug. 23. (Facebook photo)
Evers Calls Special Session on Police Reform, Deploys National Guard to Kenosha

Father of shooting victim, Jacob Blake, reports he is out of surgery for the gunshot wounds.

Black Faith Leaders Tell Convention This Election Is for the ‘Soul of America’
Congressman Says Four More Years With Trump Will ‘Turn the Clock Back a Century’

Faith leaders, others in Black community say Trump presidency has made it harder for people of color to achieve American dream.