As infections in the state surge, some rural schools are forced to suspend in-person instruction or integrate virtual students into classrooms
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Citizens United is infamous. But an obscure case four years later — and state lawmakers’ response — has made Wisconsin politics a ‘plaything of the super rich.’
Before 2015, the amount any single person could have given in annual political donations in Wisconsin was $10,000.
What changed? A monumental U.S. Supreme Court decision you’ve probably never heard of: McCutcheon v. FEC.
THE BADGER PROJECT PODCAST Presents – Policing in Wisconsin: Cop-related deaths, the “bad cop” registry and use of force
We recently did a story on policing in Wisconsin, focusing on the laws currently on the books and policies on things like cop-related deaths, a “bad cop” registry and use of force. Our managing editor Peter Cameron discusses that story and more in our first podcast.
Low-key cops and a white shaggy dog: How Marathon County transformed its response to residents in crisis
Emergency detentions are down, people in crisis are getting the care they need – all while saving taxpayers millions Follow Follow Follow Follow Print Email
An interactive model illustrating the total number of tests per day, positive tests per day and the positive test rate per day.
An interactive model on the number of deaths attributed to the pandemic.
More than two months after George Floyd – but prior to Kenosha shooting – police in Wisconsin enjoy high approval rating
Support for Black Lives Matter movement has trended in opposite direction BY PETER CAMERON, THE BADGER PROJECT Police in Wisconsin are incredibly popular, and that popularity has only increased since a police […]
Wisconsin’s rural students face a digital divide as some return to screens instead of school – Part 1 of 3
Schools in Wisconsin have spent millions of dollars on hotspots to help students with poor internet service learn online as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on Follow Follow Follow Follow Print Email
If you want faster internet at your home sooner rather than later, you can get involved. Here’s how.
After Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a mask mandate for all public indoor spaces last month, state Republicans questioned its constitutionality and hinted at legal or legislative action. But polling has shown a large majority of Wisconsin residents support the mandate, and Republicans have not yet moved against it.