Wisconsin Assembly Republicans on Tuesday proposed a nearly $3 billion tax cut targeting the middle class, but it’s unclear whether Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is on board after he vetoed a similar tax cut just last month.
Justices clashed publicly over rules changes and firing top administrator, but new records highlight key conflict over how quickly court business should move.
Wisconsin Watch obtained the following emails under the Wisconsin open records law from Chief Justice Annette Ziegler and Justices Rebecca Bradley and Brian Hagedorn, the members of the court’s conservative minority.
Wisconsin Watch photographer Drake White-Bergey captured moments from the day, as eight of the presidential candidates took to the stage.
Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature asked that the newest Democratic-backed justice on the state Supreme Court recuse herself from lawsuits seeking to overturn GOP-drawn electoral maps, arguing that she has prejudged the cases. Republicans argue in their motions filed with the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday and made public Wednesday that Justice Janet Protasiewicz can’t fairly […]
Wisconsin Republicans grilled members of the state’s judicial ethics commission who are up for Senate confirmation, pressing them Tuesday to say how they would handle complaints that could come against the new liberal majority on the state Supreme Court. The hearing foreshadows what could be a looming battle between Republicans who control the Legislature and […]
The parental rights organization has built membership from groups that formed during the pandemic and is looking to shape policy and elections
Wisconsin Republicans are proposing a bill that would do away with work permit requirements for 14- and 15-year-olds in the state.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission declined to vote on whether the state’s top elections official should appear before a state Senate hearing on her reappointment.
The challenge to noncontiguous districts could provide judges a way to decide the case without ever addressing whether partisan gerrymandering is illegal.
Republican elections commissioner Marge Bostelmann refuses to support false claims that Trump won the state in the 2020 presidential election.
Republicans don’t control two-thirds of the Assembly, but they only need two-thirds of those present on a session day to override the governor’s veto.