The State of Politics
The State Of PoliticsAug 16th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Non-partisan primary and ranked choice voting pushed nationally, adopted in Alaska, goal is a less partisan Congress.
Aug 9th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Republican lawmakers passed legislation seizing final authority over UW-System COVID-19 plans.
Aug 2nd, 2021 by Steven Walters
A life-or-death issue for politicians, and a call for IT geeks.
Jul 26th, 2021 by Steven Walters
The last time there was no incumbent, back in 2010, nine candidates ran for the position.
Jul 19th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Evers and some Democratic legislators supported it. GOP hopes to gain new seats from swing-district opponents.
Jul 12th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Illinois, Iowa and Michigan now allow online sports betting. Wisconsin may join them.
Jul 5th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Many first served as local officials, many ran small businesses, some started as Capitol staffers.
Jun 28th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Republican proposed tax cut is huge, historic. But benefits skew toward the wealthy.
Jun 21st, 2021 by Steven Walters
Elected-jobs aren't forever, and lobbyists help guide elected officials through the revolving door separating politics and lobbying.
Jun 14th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Unprecedented $4.4 billion surplus is huge opportunity. But for what?
Jun 7th, 2021 by Steven Walters
Tony Evers threatens to become first governor since 1931 to veto entire budget.
Jun 1st, 2021 by Steven Walters
An average worker talks about importance of pandemic benefits for unemployed.