Stories tagged: "Scott Walker"


Rep. Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) speaks during a June 22, 2021, Assembly floor session. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Fight to End Wisconsin’s Abortion Ban Intensifies After Restrictive Texas Law Goes Into Effect

State law still has a 1849 abortion ban on the books. The only thing holding it back is Roe v. Wade.

The U.S. Supreme Court as seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Again, Saving Health Coverage for 2.4 Million in Wisconsin

GOP-led effort to strike down the Affordable Care Act fails as another 20,000 in the state get coverage through a Biden-ordered special enrollment period.

Ethics Commission’s Newest Member Cut off After Criticizing Top GOP Leaders
Scot Ross Resigns From Wisconsin Ethics Commission, Saying He Hopes to Boost Panel’s Diversity

Ross’ term was set to last until May 2024, but he resigned effective immediately.

Goyke, Evers, Vos, LeMahieu
‘They Don’t Really Like Each Other’: Republican Infighting Could Delay Budget Passage, Lawmaker Says

Despite a decade of control, Assembly and Senate Republicans have a history of squabbling and missing budget deadlines.

In this file photo, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) talks to media after Governor Evers delivered his 2020 State of the State address.
Judge Stops GOP Lawyering Up For Gerrymandering Fight That Hasn’t Happened Yet

Elections Commission also begins updating registration records in routine maintenance that could drop thousands of inactive voters.

Foxconn globe in Mount Pleasant
Wisconsin Expects to Pay Foxconn $37 Million Through 2023, State Official Says

The tax credits are part of the state’s new and much smaller contract: $80 million from taxpayers vs. almost $3 billion under the Walker/Trump deal.

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Wisconsin’s Roads Need TLC and Lots Of Money. Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal Could Be a Lifeline.

Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which sets aside $621 billion for transportation, would be a shot in the arm, but long-term needs remain at the state level.