Waupaca County Deputy Mitchell Butterbrodt received the second in Beaver Dam in 2018 when he was an off-duty state trooper.
Town of Dover Water Patrol Chief Josh Martinson’s name was on a leaked membership list of Oath Keepers. The chief says he “cut ties” after learning “what they stood for.”
An investigation by The Badger Project discovered the names of three Wisconsin police officers among the 38,000 on the leaked list.
The state DOJ tracks police who leave employment with law enforcement agencies under negative circumstances. The Badger Project found these officers analyzing that database.
Blind trusts, student housing and lots of stock: Where the top Wisconsin politicians keep their money and why it matters
Politicians at both the state and federal levels must report some of their assets and income every year. Those reports are public. For good reason.
Tours under the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act are common, expert says. Qatar has a poor human rights history.
Justice Rebecca Bradley criticized a colleague for not recusing from a case involving a donor. Six years ago, she helped kill a measure requiring those recusals.
A group of retired judges asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to enact the rule. Bradley and the rest of the court’s then-conservative majority rejected it on First Amendment grounds.
The Brewers want hundreds of millions in public funds for stadium renovations. In the first half of 2023, the team spent nearly $600k lobbying to make their case.
In dollars spent, the ballclub was the state’s top lobbying organization in the first six months of 2023.
County jail officer staffing in Wisconsin has fallen to a ‘crisis level.’ Taxpayers are picking up the tab.
The number of county jail officers in the state sinks to its lowest point since the state Department of Justice started keeping track in 2008.
After suffering record homicides during the pandemic, Milwaukee is reporting fewer this year. Nonfatal shootings are a different story.
Six months into the year, homicides are down about 30% in Milwaukee, mirroring the national decline in homicides and other violent crime following a surge during the COVID-19 pandemic.