The COVID-19 pandemic spurred decarceration efforts once seen as unthinkable, but advocates want more action.
Beau Jammes filed a complaint against Judge Vincent Biskupic, arguing that being subject to the judge’s scrutiny for months was ‘illegal’ — and unhelpful.
The Wisconsin Center of Investigative Journalism board of directors has elected new officers and acknowledged the distinguished service of three retiring members.
Justice Deferred; minimum wage fight; labor shortage; cell phone data tracking; Milwaukee’s lead crisis
Across Wisconsin, employers say finding workers is their number one headache. The struggle existed before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the problem has intensified as the U.S. economy roars back to life.
ong before COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the economy, experts warned of two demographic storms on the horizon that would present major challenges for Wisconsin employers.
Thousands of residents in Wisconsin — many of them people of color — would see a higher standard of living if politicians raised the long-stalled minimum wage.
A Wisconsin Watch and WPR analysis shows Judge Vincent Biskupic is the top user of this ‘de facto’ probation, which raises questions of judicial authority — and fairness.
This piece was produced for the NEW News Lab, a local news collaboration in Northeast Wisconsin. Microsoft is providing financial support to the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region to fund the initiative. Civil judgment — A civil ruling against a person requiring satisfaction of financial obligations. In criminal cases, sometimes issued […]
The analysis required help from a court data firm and intense scrutiny of 142 cases.
Workforce barriers; eviction fears; incarceration overhaul; Kenosha indictments; Ron Johnson’s next step