Anya van Wagtendonk

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Vos Casts Doubt on Medical Marijuana

Vos Casts Doubt on Medical Marijuana

'We're not that close' to legalizing it, says Assembly Speaker, as some GOP legislators see it as gateway to recreational pot.

Wisconsin Legislature Has First Socialist Caucus In 90 Years

Wisconsin Legislature Has First Socialist Caucus In 90 Years

Newly-elected representatives Darrin Madison and Ryan Clancy think they are just the first of new wave.

Evers Calls For $500 Million Spending on Mental Health

Evers Calls For $500 Million Spending on Mental Health

And more funds for shared revenue, child care, PFAS cleanup in State of State speech.

More Than 1,000 at State Capitol Abortion Rally

More Than 1,000 at State Capitol Abortion Rally

March on 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade draws attention to state Supreme Court race.

Legislature Approves Referendums on Cash Bail, Public Assistance

Legislature Approves Referendums on Cash Bail, Public Assistance

Cash bail is binding constitutional amendment, while public assistance vote is only advisory.

Democrats Call For Spindell To Resign After Milwaukee Voting Comments

Democrats Call For Spindell To Resign After Milwaukee Voting Comments

Republican-appointed elections commissioner said GOP should be proud of suppressing vote.

Legislators Debate Changes to Cash Bail

Legislators Debate Changes to Cash Bail

Republicans pushing constitutional amendment to expand use of cash bail.

Experts Say Voting Could Be Easier

Experts Say Voting Could Be Easier

Report finds Wisconsin trails some states in assuring access to voting.

Parties Divided on State Election Reforms

Parties Divided on State Election Reforms

But there is bipartisan support for quicker voting. Will anything get passed?

Milwaukee’s Black Turnout Down in 2020

Milwaukee’s Black Turnout Down in 2020

Slightly lower than in 2016, which was low. Fear of contracting COVID-19, other obstacles noted.