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The State of Politics: Will Legislature Pass Any Policing Reforms?
The State of Politics

Will Legislature Pass Any Policing Reforms?

Some 20 proposed bills with more to come. Will any pass and when?

Task Force Seeks Bipartisan Policing Reform

Task Force Seeks Bipartisan Policing Reform

And racial equity reforms. Will begin meeting in fall, propose legislative bills by next year.

GOP Legislators Skip Special Session on Police

GOP Legislators Skip Special Session on Police

Evers called on lawmakers to consider reforms. Session quickly ended with no debate or votes.

272 Candidates Running for State Legislature

272 Candidates Running for State Legislature

Highest number since 2012, many contested primaries.

A Day to Consider Legalizing Pot

A Day to Consider Legalizing Pot

It can actually be a gateway to prosperity and increased opportunity, says state representative.

Representative Shelia Stubbs Supports Vote by Mail Legislation
Gerrymandering Has Racial Bias, Evers Says

Gerrymandering Has Racial Bias, Evers Says

Black disenfranchisement still happening, governor declares at Black History Month event.

GOP Lawmakers Push “Tougher on Crime” Legislation

GOP Lawmakers Push “Tougher on Crime” Legislation

Package of bills draws major criticism and concern from committee, citizens.

Bid to Amend Constitution Gets Weird

Bid to Amend Constitution Gets Weird

GOP legislators back constitutional convention and chair mistakes one black lawmaker for another.

Bill Addresses “Race Out of Place” Police Stops

Bill Addresses “Race Out of Place” Police Stops

Rep. Stubbs suffered such racial profiling when campaigning in mostly white neighborhood.

Behold the Democratic Green Team

Behold the Democratic Green Team

“Forward on Climate” package includes bills on green banks, weatherizing schools.

Evers, Democrats Tackle Discrimination

Evers, Democrats Tackle Discrimination

Executive order requires state agencies to review workplace policies, set equity goals.

Bill Would Decriminalize Pot Possession

Bill Would Decriminalize Pot Possession

Democratic plan ends criminal penalties for up to 28 grams of marijuana.

Senator Larson Continues to Support Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana
Press Release

Senator Larson Continues to Support Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana

"Support for legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana in Wisconsin has grown to be popular for many reasons."

Rep. Stubbs, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Legislation Decriminalizing Marijuana
Press Release

Rep. Stubbs, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Legislation Decriminalizing Marijuana

"The mass incarceration of African American men who have been disproportionately charged and imprisoned for low-level marijuana offenses is something that must be urgently addressed."

Risser Calls for Decriminalizing Marijuana
Press Release

Risser Calls for Decriminalizing Marijuana

Wisconsin marijuana laws have a disproportionately negative effect on communities of color.

Wisconsin legislators rally behind Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Wisconsin legislators rally behind Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Judge Karofsky currently serves as a criminal court judge in Dane County.

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #19 Relating to the Creation of the Committee to Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment
Op Ed: Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Program Overdue
Op Ed

Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Program Overdue

State’s black infant mortality rate is worst in the nation, this bill addresses problem.

The State of Politics: Democratic Program Recruits Women Candidates
The State of Politics

Democratic Program Recruits Women Candidates

Emerge program’s training give women the confidence to run for office.

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

Gerrymandering and decline in number of candidates leaves 2.5 million residents with no choice.