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City Hall: Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags
City Hall

Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags

Council debates what to do with bags that clog up recycling process.

Op Ed: State Building Commission Turns Partisan
Op Ed

State Building Commission Turns Partisan

Vote by party lines on governor’s capital budget breaks with bipartisan tradition.

Why Medicaid Expansion Needed

Why Medicaid Expansion Needed

Key to expanding health coverage, better reimbursement rates, says new state DHS secretary.

Op Ed: Legislators Blow Off Bipartisanship
Op Ed

Legislators Blow Off Bipartisanship

Republicans say they want to work together, but have yet to act on it.

Campaign Cash: Secretive Fund Spent $715,480 On Democrats
Campaign Cash

Secretive Fund Spent $715,480 On Democrats

High Ground Political Fund, connected to Nation Consulting, funded six state senate races.

State Senate Celebrates Swearing-In Ceremony Ahead of Upcoming Legislative Session
Press Release

State Senate Celebrates Swearing-In Ceremony Ahead of Upcoming Legislative Session

"Senate Republicans will continue to fight for hard-working families, taxpayers, and the future of our state just like we have for the last eight years."

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Exhibit Shows Importance of Civil Liberties through Hollywood’s Blacklist
Press Release

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Exhibit Shows Importance of Civil Liberties through Hollywood’s Blacklist

Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare asks visitors to critically examine other points in history including contemporary issues

The State of Politics: 6 Senate Races Will Decide Party Control
The State of Politics

6 Senate Races Will Decide Party Control

Stakes are high, including control over 2020 redistricting.

The State of Politics: Democrats Rejected Redistricting Reform
The State of Politics

Democrats Rejected Redistricting Reform

Legislative leaders rejected reforms proposed in 2009-2010 session.

Murphy’s Law: Race for Democratic Chair Gets Dirty
Murphy’s Law

Race for Democratic Chair Gets Dirty

Some mudslinging at the candidates may stick to Democratic insider and consultant Thad Nation. This story was updated at 6:30 p.m., May 26.

The State of Politics: Who Will Lead the Democratic Party?
The State of Politics

Who Will Lead the Democratic Party?

Five candidates seek the difficult job of trying to revive the minority party in Wisconsin.

The State of Politics: Few Competitive Legislative Races
The State of Politics

Few Competitive Legislative Races

Redistricting has reduced the number of competitive districts for fall elections.