The organizations also seek a stay on Judge Michael Bohren's ruling to allow absentee ballot drop boxes to be used until after the April 5 spring election.
Assistant District Attorney Matthew Westphal sent a letter Wednesday suggesting that the state or federal justice department would be best suited to determine what steps, if any, should be taken on the matter.
As reported by WisPolitics.com, during the Johnson v. WEC case on redistricting, the Wisconsin State Justices questioned parties about their approach to the court's instruction that they take a "least-change" approach to the current lines. That includes how that directive impacts the require…
The Assembly meets for the first session of an election year, and Republicans are looking to signal their priorities to their base.
Vos also said former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman's investigation into alleged widespread voter fraud could have been "neater."
In a 4-3 decision last year, the court sided with Republicans' request that the next maps deviate as little as possible from the current GOP-drawn maps.
Other Democratic candidates say their fundraising increased the day after Johnson announced he's running again.
With the November election less than 10 months away, Wisconsin's gubernatorial race could prove to be historically expensive.
As reported by WisPolitics.com, GOP lawmakers released seven bills they said were designed to move people off public benefits and into the workforce. Some bills in the package would seek to accomplish that by creating new penalties. For example, one bill would prohibit able-bodied, childless…
Prisons are disproportionately made up of people with mental health issues ranging from moderate to severe.
After more than a decade in the Assembly, Steineke said he believes "the time has come to pass the torch and allow for others in our community to step forward and serve their neighbors.”
The package of seven bills, which appear likely to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, would tie the number of weekly unemployment benefits an individual could receive to the state's overall unemployment rate.
On this episode of Newsmakers, WisconsinEye host Lisa Pugh talked redistricting with UW-Madison political scientist Barry C. Burden to shed light on what we might expect to hear as Wisconsin's Supreme Court takes up the legislative redistricting case Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission…
Multiple agencies have yet to rule on complaints filed nearly a year ago alleging the Republicans committed fraud.
The lawsuit, centered on whether non-elected agencies and bureaucrats could create public health orders, could affect whether executive agencies could create rules statewide.
Members of the Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club compete in a series of races on Lake Monona Jan. 15 and 16, 2022.
On this episode of Rewind: Your Week in Review, Emilee and JR discuss the future of absentee ballot drop boxes as a Waukesha County judge ruled unmanned absentee ballot drop boxes aren't allowed under Wisconsin law and directed the Elections Commission to inform clerks within two weeks they …
In heavily gerrymandered Wisconsin, Gov. Tony Evers is the only resistance to state Republicans eager to reshape elections to aid their party.
These are recent reports of missing children made to local law enforcement. If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).
Darrell Brooks Jr. is accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he drove an SUV through a suburban Christmas parade.
As reported by WisPolitics.com, during a motion hearing, a Waukesha County judge ruled absentee drop boxes aren't allowed under state law and issued an order directing the Elections Commission to let clerks know within two weeks. Judge Michael Bohren's ruling means drop boxes largely won't b…
SSM Health announced Friday it is no longer using race as a determining factor for COVID-19 treatments — guidance that was challenged this week by a conservative law firm, which claimed the use of such criteria is discriminatory.
Many municipalities, including Madison, used ballot drop boxes in 2020 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Thursday's ruling means such boxes will not be allowed in the the February 15 spring primary.
The proposed rule requires treatment that reduces PFAS concentrations “to the maximum degree achievable.”