Democrats gerrymander themselves by clustering in the state’s two largest cities, while Republicans have gotten stronger in wide swaths of rural areas.
Members of the U.S. House must submit financial disclosure reports every year. Here are their most recent filings.
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.
‘Uncharted territory’ – Could the Wisconsin GOP protect their gerrymandered maps by impeaching Protasiewicz?
Officials can only be impeached for corruption or crime. Does a Wisconsin Supreme Court’s justice comments about the state’s political districts rise to that level?
Trust us? Wisconsin AG refuses to release list of all law enforcement officers in state, dismaying experts
The AG says releasing the list could jeopardize officers’ safety. Experts call that far-fetched.
Lobbyists must report the dollars spent communicating with members of the Wisconsin State Legislature. Here’s that report for the first half of 2023, when legislators were crafting the state’s 2-year budget.
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.
The Democrat from Madison is just barely a millionaire, and in the middle of the U.S. Senate in terms of personal wealth. She avoids potential conflicts of interest by making a voluntary choice regarding her finances.
The Republican from Oshkosh is one of the wealthiest members of the Senate. And he’s heavily invested in the stock market.
The state DNR ticketed state Sen. Cory Tomczyk in May for setting fire to a debris pile on his Mosinee property that led to the larger blaze, according to the report.