Republican candidates want to expand the elected office’s power to oversee elections, while Democratic candidates oppose the idea
‘A setback for transparency’ – Wisconsin Supreme Court reverses decades of legal precedent to weaken open records law
Transparency advocates plot next moves
‘Characteristic of sham democracies’: DNR board member refuses to step down after term. Others might follow.
With Supreme Court approval, more DNR board members might stay on past their terms, which could keep it under Republican control.
The Burnett County property is one of 49 across the country scheduled for cleanup.
After an open records request, the department released heavily-redacted documents from an internal investigation of a former lieutenant accused of misconduct.
More than a quarter of incumbents not running for their seats in 2022, a number not seen since World War II
As Wisconsin faces affordable housing shortage, campaigning Evers puts $200 million in federal funds toward the problem
GOP redistricting separated Fitzgerald brothers – who live 13 miles apart – into different congressional districts. Democrats put them back together again.
It’s a subtle but potentially significant result of the fierce redistricting battle that wrapped in April with a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision giving the GOP significant political victories.
Investigative story on police officers awarded gold for best public service story in the online category.
INTERACTIVE MAP: See how Wisconsin’s congressional districts changed in the redistricting process, down to the municipality
Ryan Weichelt, a professor of geography at UW-Eau Claire who specializes in redistricting, built this interactive map that shows the changes.