David Couper, Madison’s police chief from 1972 to 1993, says law enforcement should ditch the riot gear and tear gas to keep the peace.
Health care workers scrambled to treat patients on a day when 92 Wisconsin lives were reported lost. Outside of the hospital, politicians postured.
Wisconsin’s unemployment system buckled during the pandemic. State leaders are moving slowly to address a crisis years in the making.
Despite smaller turnout, activists see hopeful signs of determination as voters cast ballots amid a pandemic and barriers to get-out-the-vote efforts.
An aging state data system frustrates local health agencies — and critics of regulations seize on information gaps.
Voters in this crucial swing state set aside fears of infection and possible intimidation as they headed to the polls Tuesday.
Courts and the Republican-controlled Legislature limited the powers of the Democratic governor. Partisan messaging led many residents to spurn masks and distancing.
Changes in the past decade — and now a pandemic — have added hurdles to voting. Says one advocate: ‘We used to be like the gold standard of voting.’
As infections in the state surge, some rural schools are forced to suspend in-person instruction or integrate virtual students into classrooms.
Housing and health are intertwined, experts have long preached. Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pausing evictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
A guide for renters at risk of eviction during the coronavirus pandemic.
An interactive timeline showcasing how the pandemic escalated Wisconsin’s evictions crisis.