Stories tagged: "Sen. Melissa Agard"

‘$15 is Just a Start’: Wisconsin Residents Push for a Minimum Wage Hike

Wisconsin's minimum wage has been a measly $7.25 for more than a decade. Most state residents say it's time for an increase.

Assembly Democrats applaud after Rep. Samba Baldeh (D-Madison) took the oath of office during their virtual inauguration on Monday officiated by Gov. Tony Evers. (Youtube screenshot)
Usually a Bipartisan Celebration, Inauguration Plans Get Caught Up in Pandemic Politics

Assembly Minority Leader says Democrats likely will not attend Monday's ceremony. Meanwhile, state senators came up with compromised, safer inauguration plan.

Sen.-elect Melissa Agard. (Graphic illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
The Wisconsin 24: Meet Melissa Agard

After serving four terms in the Wisconsin Assembly, Agard is moving up to the Senate.