Hardline Republican Tiffany votes against bill despite his fierce criticisms of “Defund the police” movement
Bipartisan funding bill for smaller police departments splits Wisconsin congressional reps in unusual way
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
Total number of police in Wisconsin, already at historic lows, continues to drop
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.
Police in Wisconsin killed 149 people since 2013, lower than national rate
But Marinette, Walworth counties, Green Bay, Eau Claire and Waukesha have higher rates; experts say quality training may be keeping statewide numbers low
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson votes to block bipartisan cap on insulin prices
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.
In an election year with elevated stakes, meet the candidates for Wisconsin Secretary of State
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.