Democrats gerrymander themselves by clustering in the state’s two largest cities, while Republicans have gotten stronger in wide swaths of rural areas.
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?
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 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.
State Sen. Eric Wimberger, who graduated from Marquette Law School in 2005, was sued multiple times by the National Collegiate Student Loan Trust.
State. Sen. Eric Wimberger, an attorney and Republican, said his family cabin fell into delinquency due to his recently-deceased father’s mental decline.
Managing editor Peter Cameron has won first prize for an investigative story on law enforcement for the second year in a row.
The Democratic governor’s filing is very limited compared to politicians, for one major reason.