With little fanfare and no opposition, a bill proponents hope will cut down on bad apples in law enforcement passed the legislature and was signed by the governor way back in November.
Illinois, Michigan combine for more than $600 million in 2021 tax revenue from recreational marijuana
While Wisconsin considers medical marijuana, neighboring states reap the rewards
State legislator cites The Badger Project’s investigation in reintroducing legislation to minimize wandering officers
Report found 200 current officers in the state were fired or forced from previous jobs in law enforcement; “Unacceptable” says Milwaukee Democrat Supreme Moore Omokunde
INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: See how Wisconsin Republicans redrew the 33 state Senate districts to their advantage
Click where you live to see gerrymandering in action.
Tiffany one of only 14 members of Congress to vote against federal holiday status for Juneteenth
Every other House member from Wisconsin – Republican and Democrat – voted in favor
Republican redistricting put Fitzgerald brothers – who live 13 miles apart – in different congressional districts
Experts call it “shenanigans,” “different species of gerrymandering”
BEFORE AND AFTER: See how Wisconsin Republicans redrew the state’s congressional districts to their advantage
The Badger Project has put together a side-by-side comparison of how the eight Congressional Districts changed in the 2011 redistricting process to show how Republicans gave themselves a partisan advantage.
CARTOON: Wisconsin state legislators and the Open Records Law
According to the state’s Open Records Law, every public official in Wisconsin must keep their records should anyone from the public want to see them. Except for state legislators.
Gerrymandering defeats campaign cash?
Democrats spent millions trying to hold and win back seats in the state legislature in 2020. They barely made a dent. Is modern gerrymandering unbeatable?
Record campaign spending in suburban Milwaukee legislative race
More than $2.2 million raised and spent in Milwaukee suburbs for $53,000-a-year job
Political donations continue to accelerate after campaign finance laws relaxed in 2015