Stories tagged: "Sean Wilson"

Katie Rosenberg speaks during a state budget hearing
‘No More Corners to Cut’: Northern Wisconsin Asks Legislature for More Money In Budget

Dollars for schools, local governments, and other services needed to continue services, advocates say

Carl Fields, program manager at the Racine Hospitality Center and Racine-Kenosha organizer for the organization Ex-incarcerated People Organizing, sits Friday at Monument Square in downtown Racine. Fields was released from prison in 2016 but will be on extended supervision until 2033, meaning he won’t be able to cast a ballot until the 2034 midterm elections. (Photo by Pat A. Robinson)
Wisconsin Law Prevents 50,000 Citizens From Voting

Wisconsin is one of 30 states that disenfranchises people convicted of felonies who are out of prison but still on supervision.

Evers pardons
Evers Pardons Nine More People, Bringing Total to 65

Pardons restore some rights stripped from people convicted of felonies.

Gov. Tony Evers speaks at a March 12, 2020 news conference. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Gov. Evers Pardons 18 Ex-Convicts, Including One Dying of a Brain Tumor

Governor’s predecessor issued none during eight years in office.