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Murphy’s Law: Why the Minimum Wage Won’t Rise
Murphy’s Law

Why the Minimum Wage Won’t Rise

It's all about the stories we’re told and who is getting paid to tell them.

GOP Budget Jacks Up Auto Fees

GOP Budget Jacks Up Auto Fees

Vehicle title fee up 137%; higher fees would raise $393 million for roads.

State Lawmakers at Odds on Education Funding

State Lawmakers at Odds on Education Funding

Republican legislators approve $25M increase in funding state tech schools, but nix Evers’ plan to increase financial aid proposal. Democrats say it falls short.

The State of Politics: 10 Evers Proposals GOP Will Kill
The State of Politics

10 Evers Proposals GOP Will Kill

Top priorities for the governor which Republicans aim to kill.

Legislators Resist Many Evers Proposals

Legislators Resist Many Evers Proposals

GOP push back on minimum wage, water quality, corrections worker wages, unemployment compensation and more.

Governor Walker Appoints St. Croix County Judge and Ashland County District Attorney
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Governor Walker Appoints St. Croix County Judge and Ashland County District Attorney

Governor Scott Walker today appointed Attorney Scott J. Nordstrand to serve as a judge on the St. Croix County Circuit Court and Attorney David Meany to the position of Ashland County District Attorney.

Campaign Cash: Legislators’ Donations Up 40% in 2017
Campaign Cash

Legislators’ Donations Up 40% in 2017

Most of it to Republicans, who have 3.2 times more campaign cash than Democrats.

Prison Bill’s True Cost Much Higher

Prison Bill’s True Cost Much Higher

Vukmir proposal to toughen revocation rules could cost $201 million per year.

Bill Would Rip Away Essential Health Benefits & Legalize Insurance Discrimination Based on Pre-existing Conditions
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Bill Would Rip Away Essential Health Benefits & Legalize Insurance Discrimination Based on Pre-existing Conditions

BadgerCare Public Option is a real solution: would lower costs without taking away coverage

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

Republican assembly districts are up to 96% white, senate districts as high as 95% white.

Campaign Cash: Big Loans Finance Some Legislative Races
Campaign Cash

Big Loans Finance Some Legislative Races

Four Republicans in special elections have loaned their campaign most of its money.

Leah unveils 100+ Wisconsin endorsements
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Leah unveils 100+ Wisconsin endorsements

Elected officials, grassroots activists and business owners unite behind Leah