Portraits of voters from Milwaukee, Madison and Eau Claire.
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 and people in crisis are getting care— 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
State already has “bad cop” registry, requires independent investigations of police-related deaths; Criminal justice expert gives state a grade of B
Many say that’s unfair. Some are trying to change it.
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