Critics have railed against many Wisconsin Elections Commission decisions, but they were made by bipartisan commissioners, not the administrator.
Liberals argued in a legal filing this week that Republicans were trying to nullify the election of a Democratic-backed Wisconsin Supreme Court justice by asking her to recuse herself from hearing redistricting lawsuits that could result in drawing new legislative electoral maps.
If finalized, a lead dust rule would require more thorough abatement and cleaning at lead-tainted homes and child care facilities.
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.
The Milwaukee Health Department faces lead enforcement challenges as ranks of out-of-state landlords grow.
‘We have to do something,’ a Milwaukee Health Department official says as the city rolls out a new approach to removing lead from older rentals.
A guide for navigating lead hazards in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin.
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 […]