Assembly Republicans approved a new set of legislative voting maps that would help protect some Republican incumbents from being paired in the same districts, setting it up to go to Gov. Tony Evers, who has already said he’ll veto the maps.
Today the so-called “nones” represent about 30% of Democrats and 12% of Republicans – and they are making their voices heard.
Election denialism still could be a problem in Wisconsin and other battleground states in next year’s race for the White House, according to a new analysis.
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.”
At a news conference from the floor of the Wisconsin Assembly on Monday, Wisconsin Democrats, joined by Attorney General Josh Kaul, called for a debate over gun safety legislation they are reintroducing this legislative session.
Three Wisconsin men are identified in a New York Times report published Sunday as organizers of a network of political nonprofit fundraising groups that raised $89 million, ostensibly for political ends, but spending very little of that on anything except to pay the fundraisers themselves or other consultants.
A Trump administration immigration order, Title 42, that allowed U.S. border officials to quickly expel migrants at the U.S. southern border – with no exceptions for asylum-seekers – expires May 11, 2023.
The Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities held a more than four hour meeting on Thursday in an attempt to find ways the Legislature can facilitate free expression on the state’s public university campuses.
The Wisconsin Assembly passed two school crime bills and retained a rule change that restores the discredited practice of using conversion therapy to try to change LGBTQ people’s sexual orientation or gender identity during a Tuesday floor session.
The annual State of the Tribes address was held in the Capitol Tuesday, a two-decades-long tradition that provides Wisconsin’s indigenous communities with a special platform in the Legislature.