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Rep.Stubbs’ Statement on Waukesha Parade Tragedy
Legislation Aimed At Infant, Maternal Mortality Racial Disparities

Legislation Aimed At Infant, Maternal Mortality Racial Disparities

Democrats sponsor bills intended to improve, increase access to healthcare for mothers and infants.

Kaul Supports Gun Bills Proposed by Democratic Legislators

Kaul Supports Gun Bills Proposed by Democratic Legislators

Bills includes increased background checks and new court orders blocking individuals from gun possession.

News Events in 4 Wisconsin Cities Tout new Child Tax Credit Which Begin in July
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News Events in 4 Wisconsin Cities Tout new Child Tax Credit Which Begin in July

Measure enacted as part of the American Rescue Plan cuts child poverty in Wisconsin nearly in half, but expires after 1 year

State Legislature Passes Policing Bills

State Legislature Passes Policing Bills

The governor called on lawmakers to pass additional policing reform legislation.

Groups Target Racial Home Ownership Gap

Groups Target Racial Home Ownership Gap

Just 26% of Blacks in Wisconsin own their home compared to 72% of whites.

Wisconsin State Representatives to go “On the Issues” to discuss Task Force on Racial Disparities report May 19
Underly Announces Transition Team

Underly Announces Transition Team

New state school superintendent promises “more offense, less defense."

Lasry Names Senate Campaign Co-Chairs
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Lasry Names Senate Campaign Co-Chairs

 

Police Reform Task Force Unveils Proposals

Police Reform Task Force Unveils Proposals

Recommendations include a statewide use of force policy and requiring law enforcement to maintain and share disciplinary files.

Racial Disparities Task Force Disagrees on Use of Force

Racial Disparities Task Force Disagrees on Use of Force

State committee can’t agree on standard to guide police and recommend to Legislature.

Rep. Shelia Stubbs endorses Alex Lasry
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Rep. Shelia Stubbs endorses Alex Lasry

 

Rep. Stubbs Statement on Death of Molly Toon
Rep. Stubbs Statement on Shooting in Knoxville, TN
Rep. Stubbs Statement on Police Killing of Daunte Wright
Gov. Evers Appoints Kalvin D. Barrett as Dane County Sheriff
Rep. Stubbs Statement on Shooting in Boulder, Colorado
Rep. Stubbs Statement on Assembly Bill 121 Passage through the Wisconsin State Assembly
Rep.Stubbs Statement on Campaign Zero and Tamika Mallory’s Presentation to the Speakers Taskforce on Racial Disparities
Rep. Stubbs Statement on Assembly Bill 121 Passage Through Committee on Regulatory Licensing Reform
Wisconsin Legislative Black Caucus Applauds Public Service Commission for Adding Diversity Inquires to Utility Annual Reporting
Should Waupun Prison Be Closed?

Should Waupun Prison Be Closed?

Two legislators say it may be time. Committee chair calls prison the "essence" of the city

City of Madison receives $250,000 state grant to redevelop idle site
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City of Madison receives $250,000 state grant to redevelop idle site

WEDC funding to help support Westgate Mall redevelopment

GOP Lawmakers Blasted for Racial Disparities Task Force Comments

GOP Lawmakers Blasted for Racial Disparities Task Force Comments

Email from Majority Leader Jim Steineke to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos showed little expectation of producing actual legislation.

Representative Stubbs Issues Statement Kicking Off Black History Month
Rep. Stubbs Statement on the Inauguration of President Biden and Vice-President Harris
Rep. Stubbs is Keynote Speaker for YWCA Rock County Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
Rep. Stubbs Statement on 2021 State of the State
Rep. Stubbs’ Statement on Decision to not Charge Officer Sheskey in Shooting of Jacob Blake
Rep.Stubbs Statement on Committee Assignment
Rep. Stubbs Statement on Introduction of COVID-19 Response Legislation
Wisconsin’s Electors Vote for Biden

Wisconsin’s Electors Vote for Biden

State's 10 presidential electors cast their votes for President-elect Joe Biden.

Rep. Stubbs’ Statement on Vel Phillips Statue Advisory Committee
Cannabis Reform Gets Bipartisan Support

Cannabis Reform Gets Bipartisan Support

Appleton reduces fines for possession. Two Republican legislators are leading voices for change.

Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

This, after the speaker refused to hold a session on racial justice legislation.

The State of Politics: 4 Reasons Legislature Won’t Reconvene
The State of Politics

4 Reasons Legislature Won’t Reconvene

Haven’t met since April, won’t return this year. Republicans explain why.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Contribution to JoCasta Zamarripa of $100

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.