The State of Politics
Apr 20th, 2015 by Steven Walters
If state tax collections don’t go up -- soon -- lawmakers must swallow Walker’s unappetizing budget cuts.
Apr 13th, 2015 by Steven Walters
An obscure state agency that could loan money to Bucks arena is beset by squabbling.
Apr 6th, 2015 by Steven Walters
Shirley Abrahamson has been chief justice for 19 years, but controversial referendum question could end her reign.
Mar 30th, 2015 by Steven Walters
Should they be taxed like cigarettes, banned from restaurants/bars or protected from local regulations?
Mar 23rd, 2015 by Steven Walters
Five candidates seek the difficult job of trying to revive the minority party in Wisconsin.
Mar 16th, 2015 by Steven Walters
Republican legislators want to reduce borrowing in Walker transportation budget, but this could delay numerous projects.
Mar 9th, 2015 by Steven Walters
After all the controversy, it’s been killed, with barely a word from partisans on either side. Why?
Mar 2nd, 2015 by Steven Walters
Six vignettes tell the story of how the Senate passed the Right-to-Work bill.
Feb 23rd, 2015 by Steven Walters
Revolving door between governing and lobbying wide open, especially for Republicans.
Feb 16th, 2015 by Steven Walters
Given a governor distracted by his run for president, legislators are taking control of budget process.
Feb 9th, 2015 by Steven Walters
$1.3 bonding for transportation means 23% of taxes for roads will pay interest on bonds by 2016.
Feb 2nd, 2015 by Steven Walters
Lawmakers may balk at cuts and at plan to give UW System autonomy from legislature.