Stories tagged: "Mandela Barnes"


Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks during a virtual listening session focused on small businesses' economic recovery from the pandemic. (Screenshot)
‘No Time to Waste’: Barnes Urges GOP To Pass Budget, Help Small Businesses

Wisconsin has “a tremendous opportunity” to help small business recovery and growth, a brewery and restaurant owner says.

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes during an online interview from his Capitol office.
Lt. Gov. Barnes: Wisconsin Losing Out on Billions Over GOP Refusal to Strengthen BadgerCare

Business owners and workers say high health insurance costs hinder success, expanding Medicaid offers a lifeline.

Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman.
‘Saying the Racist Part Out Loud’: Mandela Barnes Blasts Ron Johnson on National TV

Lt. Governor adds to a chorus of criticism against the senator. Rep. Grothman slammed for separate comments about Black Lives Matter.

Wisconsin  Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) talks to the media Aug. 31, 2020, after Republicans decide not to debate a package of police reform bills. Instead, Republicans are moving forward with a task force that he and Rep. Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) will co-chair. (Photo © Andy Manis)
‘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 seen as legitimate right now. This whole thing was a ruse.”