In 1966, Jesús Salas led the historic march of migrant farmworkers from Wautoma to Madison, in the process helping organize Wisconsin’s first farmworker union.
New polling suggests most Americans support nationwide efforts to boost renewable energy capacity under the threat of climate change, and a local government leader from Wisconsin said municipalities are doing what they can, even with some challenges in their way.
A small sailboat with a huge mission — to end the existential threat of nuclear weapons — entered Wisconsin’s waters of Lake Michigan this week, nearing the end of an 11,000 mile voyage for peace. It will dock in Sheboygan, Milwaukee and Racine for public events.
Here in Wisconsin the price of gas per gallon has increased slightly to $3.715, a 36 cent per gallon increase compared to one month ago, and the same price as one year ago.
In Wisconsin, those behind a new lawsuit said their action addresses another threat to a fair election system: partisan gerrymandering.
Here in Wisconsin, home prices increased by 6.6 percent compared to last year, with a median selling price of $306,900.
In June 2023, there were 465,906 new business applications, or those filing for an Employer Identification Number (EIN), in the United States, a 6.2 percent increase from May 2023, according to a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan is an affable guy, a progressive Democrat with a reputation for getting along with conservative Republicans. So it was particularly dramatic to see him rise to chastise his GOP colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee this week for behavior he described as “bigoted” and “insane.”
Wisconsin’s top Republican displayed his support over the weekend for country singer Jason Aldean, who has been criticized for glorifying racist ideas and gun violence in a recent song, “Try That In A Small Town.”
The Viking Polaris sliced through the dawn June fog, entering the harbor without fanfare. No horn blasts to this Midwestern port city’s landmark lift bridge. Onboard, all but a handful of cabins were dark as the 666-foot cruise ship ended its maiden Great Lakes voyage.