Wisconsin Critical Race Theory Debate Lasts Close To 7 HoursLawmakers spent nearly seven hours Wednesday debating and listening to testimony on bills that would ban Wisconsin schools from teaching ideas linked to critical race theory.
Wisconsin Democrat Ron Kind Won't Seek 14th Term In US HouseDemocratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, who served more than 24 years in a southwestern Wisconsin district that former President Donald Trump carried in 2020, announced Tuesday that he won’t seek reelection next year.
Wisconsin's Evers Reports Raising $5 Million Over First Half Of 2021Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' reelection campaign reported Monday that the Democratic incumbent raised $5 million through the first six months of the year and has more than $7 million cash on hand ahead of his bid for a second term.
Wisconsin Bill Would Make Colby State's Official CheeseBelieve it or not, in a state that produces more cheese than any other at 3.4 billion pounds each year, there is no official state cheese. A bipartisan bill heard by a state Assembly committee on Wednesday would change that.
Wisconsin Republicans Send Election Bills To Gov. Tony EversThe Wisconsin Assembly sent bills to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for the elderly and disabled to cast absentee ballots and prohibit officials from filling in missing information on the envelopes of returned absentee ballots.
Wisconsin Assembly Approves Transgender Sports BansThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly on Wednesday passed bills banning transgender athletes from participating in girls' and women's sports — measures taken up in the middle of Pride month and all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.
Wis. Gov. Evers Says Vetoing Entire State Budget Is 'On The Table'Evers was asked whether he was considering a veto after Republicans agreed to spend less than 10% of what he proposed on K-12 schools.
Wisconsin Lawmakers To Take First Votes On Police Reform Since George Floyd's DeathWisconsin lawmakers this week are expected to take their first votes on police reform measures since George Floyd's death sparked a national reckoning on policing and racial justice.
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson May Offer Insight Into GOP's 2022 PositioningRather than moderate his politics to accommodate potentially shifting voter attitudes, Sen. Ron Johnson is focusing even more intently on cultural issues that appeal to his party's overwhelmingly white base
Cardi B Tees Off On Wisconsin Congressman Who Criticized Grammys Performance On House FloorRapper Cardi B took issue Thursday with a Wisconsin congressman who criticized her Grammy performance during a speech on the House floor.
Wisconsin Senate Approves Booze-To-GoBooze-to-go will be easier to purchase in Wisconsin under a pair of bills passed Tuesday by the state Senate.
Sen. Ron Johnson Says He Won't Run For Wisconsin Governor In 2022Numerous Republicans are considering running for governor. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has not yet said whether he will seek a second term.
Ranked-Choice Voting Gets Bipartisan Push In Wisconsin LegislatureThe push for ranked-choice voting in Wisconsin gained steam on Wednesday with the introduction of a bipartisan bill in the state Legislature.
Wisconsin State Superintendent Candidate Apologizes For Tweet About Racial SlurA white candidate to be Wisconsin's top education official deleted her Twitter account and apologized after posting a message that she had been called a racial slur for Black people when she was 16 because “my lips were bigger than most and that was the reference given to me.”
As Wisconsin's Johnson Considers Third Term, Trump Ties Could Cost HimAfter President Donald Trump lost his reelection bid, most Senate Republicans, his Justice Department and the courts dismissed or disputed his baseless claims about a “stolen election." Not Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.