Stories tagged: "Rep. Shelia Stubbs"

Top (from left): Rice Lake Police Chief Stephen Roux; Fred Royal, president of the Milwaukee NAACP; and Tory Lowe, Milwaukee-based advocate for victims of injustices.

Bottom (from left): Damond Boatwright, regional president of hospital operations for SSM Health Wisconsin; Tony Gonzalez, founder and co-chair of Toward One Wausau; Linda Fair, an academic adviser at Blackhawk Technical College; and Ted Neitzke, CEO of Oshkosh-based education service agency CESA 6. (Graphic illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Racial Disparities Task Force Members Hopeful for Action, But There Aren’t Any Proposals Yet

Spokeswoman says the group is on “an aggressive pace,” months after the Assembly Speaker dismissed pleas for immediate action.

Wisconsin delegates pledged to President-elect Joe Biden sit socially distanced during vote of the Electoral College 
Monday in the state Capitol in Madison. (Screen image from WisconsinEye)
‘We Made It.’ Wisconsin’s Biden Electors Make His Win Official.

Evers delivers a sigh of relief during an Electoral College vote held minutes after the state Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit from President Trump.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) takes questions by speakerphone from reporters on March 25 about the coronavirus outbreak, the "Safer at Home" order, and concerns about the upcoming April 7 election. (Courtesy: WisconsinEye)
Vos Admits, ‘Obviously, What We’re Doing Now as a State Isn’t Working’

State Assembly Speaker indicates the Legislature could meet for the first time in more than six months, could support a COVID-19 relief bill.

Rep. Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) addresses the media at the Capitol Aug. 31, 2020, with other lawmakers, activists, and community organizers. The group was gathered to call out Republicans to act on the governor's package of police reform bills. That did not happen. (Photo © Andy Manis)
The Racial Disparities Task Force Created After Jacob Blake Shooting Is Finally Meeting This Week

Task force created as alternative to GOP-led Legislature meeting to pass Governor’s package of police reform bills.

Rep. Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) joins activists and community leaders Aug. 31, 2020, at the Capitol in calling for lawmakers to act on police reform bills. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Assembly Dem Agrees to Co-Chair Task Force on Race After GOP Refuse to Act on Bills

Goal to have bipartisan package of bills ready for start of next legislative session in January.

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.

Biden Picks Kamala Harris as VP. Here's What Wisconsin Women Had to Say About It.
Biden Picks Kamala Harris as VP. Here’s What Wisconsin Women Had to Say About It.

If elected, Harris would be the first woman, first Indian American, and first Black vice president.