The State of Politics
Mar 1st, 2021 by Steven Walters
Governor and three-fourths of legislators engaged in 2011 battle over law crushing public unions have moved on.
Feb 22nd, 2021 by Steven Walters
Evers' budget allows local sales tax increases. Will Republican legislators agree?
Feb 15th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Republicans warned him not to include budget items they oppose. He will anyway.
Feb 8th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Evers pushed to fix "Scottholes," and Legislature resisted. Now governor is backing off.
Feb 1st, 2021 by Steven Walters
Former governor warned by Legislature not to include tuition hike in UW System budget.
Jan 25th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Rural areas and urban poor left out. Evers calls 2021 the "Year of Broadband Access."
Jan 18th, 2021 by Steven Walters
New Senate majority leader a surprise choice who's trying to resist the dictates of Robin Vos.
Jan 11th, 2021 by Steven Walters
COVID-19 may have more influence on governing than the executive, legislative and judicial branches.
Jan 4th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Up much faster than inflation in last 20 years, crowding out other spending.
Dec 28th, 2020 by Steven Walters
Legislators actually agree on at least two reforms.
Dec 21st, 2020 by Steven Walters
It's a special time in Wisconsin’s grand Capitol. But not this year.
Dec 7th, 2020 by Steven Walters
Many petitions defy precedent, ask Wisconsin Supreme Court to bypass lower courts.