Stories tagged: "Tony Evers"

Biden Protasiewicz Wolfe Impeachment
Impeachment-palooza: Republicans Are Now Targeting Wisconsin’s Top Election Official, Using the Same ‘Big Lie’ Material from 2020

Also this week: The special session that just might tie together childcare help, a new tax cut, and stadium renovations for the Brewers. And the state superintendent rips DEI critics.

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Anti-Milwaukee Bias Rears Its Head in Funding Fight Over Brewers Ballpark

Gov. Evers wants to use a record budget surplus to help fix American Family Field. Republican lawmakers want to “stick it to Milwaukee.” Everyone would’ve been better off not killing a once-successful regional funding option.

Wolfe Kaul Vos LeMahieu
Republicans Vote to Fire Top Elections Official, Spurring Legal Battle Over Whether They Can Do That

The move comes as Assembly Republicans passed a watered-down redistricting reform bill and continue to talk of impeaching State Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz.

Capitol TV Reruns
We Deserve Better Than More Summer Reruns by Wisconsin Republicans

Once the writers’ strike is over, can someone help the GOP write a tax cut bill, a plan for affordable childcare, and an election strategy that doesn’t depend on nullifying results they don’t like?

Wisconsin's child care system is in crisis as funding from critical programs is set to run out (photo via iStock).
What is Happening With Wisconsin’s Childcare System?

Here is what the childcare system looks like today, why it is receiving criticism, and what the future might be for childcare in Wisconsin.

FILE - A worker heads into the JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colo., Oct. 12, 2020. Kids ages 14 and 15 would no longer need a work permit or parental permission to get a job under a bill Wisconsin Republicans released on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Wisconsin Republicans propose eliminating work permits for 14- and 15-year-olds

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Children ages 14 and 15 would no longer need a work permit or parental permission to get a job under a bill Republican Wisconsin lawmakers released on Friday.

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Dane County Becomes Wisconsin’s First Transgender Sanctuary

Here’s what that means, and why it matters.