The state is 11th when it comes to filing charges for murders; homicides jump in 2020
INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: See how Wisconsin Republicans redrew the 33 state Senate districts to their advantage
Click where you live to see gerrymandering in action.
With law enforcement agencies hurting for candidates, 30 fired or forced out officers back working as jail guards in Wisconsin
At least 25 jail officers currently working in the state have been fired or forced out from previous positions in law enforcement, according to data from the Wisconsin Department of Justice obtained through an open records request. About half come from the Milwaukee area.
Nearly 200 law enforcement officers currently employed in the state were fired from previous jobs in law enforcement, resigned in lieu of termination or quit before completion of an internal investigation, according to data from the Wisconsin Department of Justice obtained through an open records request.
Republican redistricting put Fitzgerald brothers – who live 13 miles apart – in different congressional districts
Experts call it “shenanigans,” “different species of gerrymandering”
BEFORE AND AFTER: See how Wisconsin Republicans redrew the state’s congressional districts to their advantage
The Badger Project has put together a side-by-side comparison of how the eight Congressional Districts changed in the 2011 redistricting process to show how Republicans gave themselves a partisan advantage.
Police chiefs lament difficulty in filling positions; cities innovate to try to reduce violence, stress
Democrats spent millions trying to hold and win back seats in the state legislature in 2020. They barely made a dent. Is modern gerrymandering unbeatable?
State Sen. Patrick Testin accepted donations over the legal maximum from several donors
Nearly $1.9 million raised and spent for a $53,000-a-year-job
Political donations continue to accelerate after campaign finance laws relaxed in 2015