A photojournalist from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism spent the evening with Scott Walker supporters as results of the governor’s race rolled in on Nov. 6 and 7, 2018.
Anonymous budget amendments and ‘Body Snatcher’ bills give power to special interests and change the scope of legislation with no chance for public input.
An analysis by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism shows the proportion of fast-tracked bills shot up to 26 percent in the first session of Walker’s term
Under Gov. Scott Walker-appointed panel, appeals of worker’s compensation decisions are up, and a study shows more injured workers lost
Big business pushed to eliminate incentives for whistleblowers reporting Medicaid fraud; feds responded by cutting millions in settlements awarded to Wisconsin
Wisconsin ‘one of the worst states for whistleblowing,’ national expert says. Anti-fraud effort helps bottom line but falls mostly on programs for the poor.
While President Donald Trump stews about leakers, members of Congress from the state sponsor various measures that could either boost or sideline federal tipsters
When he returned from a medical leave in early 2016, psychologist Bradley Boivin discovered a troubling pattern among Waupun Correctional Institution inmates who had been held in solitary confinement. Thirteen of his patients’ mental health classifications had been changed without Boivin’s knowledge — and in his opinion, without proper assessment.
Walker spokesman says Parole Commission change ‘streamlines’ the process for release; an inmate advocate calls the plan ‘cruel, inhumane and immoral’ for thousands awaiting parole.
A News21 investigation shows no voter impersonation fraud; Gov. Scott Walker says even the threat is enough to justify voter ID law.
Lawmakers in 20 states, including Wisconsin, have passed 37 new voting requirements to require IDs and restrict early balloting since 2012; court challenges leave rules in some states unsettled.
Residents concerned about contaminated wells and disappearing lakes are making water a major campaign issue for some Wisconsin candidates this fall.