The Hall of Fame quarterback worked with the Mississippi governor and others to steer $5 million in welfare funds to his alma mater, the University of Southern Mississippi, to build a volleyball stadium. Favre is unlikely to face criminal charges, but others have, and he has hired an attorney.
“What a mess’: Expert says Favre could face additional civil lawsuits amid massive public-corruption scandal
“I’ll be like a turd in water’: Text messages show Prehn stayed past the expiration of his term to keep DNR board under GOP control
A Natural Resources Board member who refused to vacate his seat when his term expired did so to keep the board under Republican control, according to newly released text messages from his cell phone.
Bipartisan Electoral College reform, aimed to prevent another Jan. 6, passes U.S. House, splits Wisconsin reps by party
Rep. Gallagher votes no with the rest of state Republicans, but signals openness to supporting the bill should the House vote on it again.
Bipartisan funding bill for smaller police departments splits Wisconsin congressional reps in unusual way
Hardline Republican Tiffany votes against bill despite his fierce criticisms of “Defund the police” movement
Over a year later, Republican appointees to Wisconsin tech school board still refuse to resign despite expired terms
With state Supreme Court approval, coordinated norm-breaking across state boards allows GOP to hold control of some and possibly take control of others sooner than usual, experts say
Battling record low unemployment and other currents, some law enforcement agencies are using civilians to do some police work to ease the burden and calm tensions.
But Marinette, Walworth counties, Green Bay, Eau Claire and Waukesha have higher rates; experts say quality training may be keeping statewide numbers low
Voted instead for doomed partisan amendment that would have subsidized the drug
Following investigation, Frontier agrees to $15 million in internet upgrades in Wisconsin, $90k “payment”
The telecommunications giant has received more than $215 million in federal funding for internet projects across the state since 2015.
Top Wisconsin GOP leaders have no Democratic opposition in 2022, but plenty from their own party, and an ex-president
The Assembly Speaker and Senate Majority Leader each face primary challenges, and Donald Trump has endorsed one upstart candidate.