Suspicion, right to control health care, create clash between some long-term care workers and vaccine mandates to protect the vulnerable residents they serve.
Author Archives: Madeline Fuerstenberg / Wisconsin Watch and WPR
Madeline Fuerstenberg joined Wisconsin Watch in June 2021. She recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a bachelors degree in journalism. Throughout her career, she has interned with The Cambridge News & Deerfield Independent, served as editor-in-chief of UW-Eau Claire's student-run newspaper, The Spectator, wrote for The Chippewa Valley Post and interned with WQOW News 18. Her work includes international coverage of Holocaust research in Lithuania. Fuerstenberg has been awarded two Wisconsin Newspaper Association awards. She is the recipient of the 2020 Ann Devroy Fellowship, which includes a short internship with the Washington Post that she will complete in the fall. Fuerstenberg is based out of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and her journalistic areas of interest include politics and racial justice.
Spurred by Flint crisis, Eau Claire aims to eliminate lead pipelines
City finds success in canvassing neighborhoods. Residents typically pay nothing under the grant-funded program.
‘Skipping the middleman’: Defendants faced shifting demands in Outagamie County judge’s one-man drug court
The judge says it met a need, but the self-styled program lacked structure and meant longer punishments for some.
Judge’s rigorous collection of court-ordered debt atypical in Wisconsin — even in his own county
Outagamie County Circuit Judge Vincent Biskupic has held dozens of review hearings stretching over years to push defendants to pay overdue court costs
Man decries lengthy ‘de facto probation’ in Outagamie County
Beau Jammes filed a complaint against Judge Vincent Biskupic, arguing that being subject to the judge’s scrutiny for months was ‘illegal’ — and unhelpful.
‘Why do you keep harassing me?’: An Outagamie County judge controls defendants after sentencing
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.
Justice Deferred: Glossary of legal terms
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 […]