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Assembly Leaders Accused of ‘Systemic Racism’

Assembly Leaders Accused of ‘Systemic Racism’

Republicans use racist retaliation, punish free speech, Democratic legislators charge.

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Assembly Leaders Accused of ‘Systemic Racism’

Republicans use racist retaliation, punish free speech, Democratic legislators charge.

State High Court Blocks School Closures

Local health departments can’t order closures, 4-3 Supreme Court decision rules.

Republicans Slash Public Transit Funding for Milwaukee

50% cut for Milwaukee, Madison, but funding for I-94 expansion included in budget.

Ron Johnson Suspended From YouTube

Company says Wisconsin's U.S. Senator violated its COVID-19 misinformation policy.

Election Conspiracy Promoter Hosting Trump Via Livestream

The former president will speak virtually at Wisconsin event on Saturday.

Republican Plan Loses $2.3 Billion for Schools

State lawmakers slashed education funding below federal minimum requirements.

GOP Elections Commissioners Argue for Voter Roll Purge

A State Supreme Court decision said it's not the state's responsibility to remove names.

Mayor Creates Pension Crisis Task Force

City needs to find an additional $77 million annually starting in 2023.

GOP Lawmakers Cut Evers’ Public Land Funding

Stewardship program funds the purchase of land for public use, recreation.

State Senate Debates Anti-Defund Police Bill

Bill cuts state aid to cities at same level as any reductions in law enforcement spending.

State Treasurer Launches Homeownership Initiative

Program involves a network of public and private entities to support sustainable home-ownership.

GOP Lawmakers End Weekly Unemployment Boost

State legislature votes to end $300 federal supplement. Governor Evers could veto.

Community Should Decide How $400 Million Spent

That’s how much federal pandemic aid city is getting. A participatory budget process is needed.

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Endorsements

IBEW Local 494 Endorses Alex Lasry for U.S. Senate

 

Wisconsin Teamsters Endorse Alex Lasry for Senate

 

Rep. Shelia Stubbs endorses Alex Lasry

 

Prominent Electeds and Former Electeds Throw Support Behind Tom Nelson for U.S. Senate

Endorsements Led by Former Governor Tony Earl Show Geographic Diversity and Depth of Support for Nelson from Respected Leaders Across Wisconsin

Deb Kerr Announces National Democratic Support

Former US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Endorses

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Lasry Misleads Voters On Minimum Wage

U.S. Senate candidate’s claim to back family supporting jobs exaggerates, distorts truth.

No More County Government Bickering

Relationship between County Executive Crowley and Board Chair Nicholson is the best in decades.

How Vos Pushes The Big Lie

Claiming election irregularities, undermining election officials, hiring a GOP expert in smears.

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Trump Country Has Much Lower GDP

Yet the difference is smaller in Wisconsin. Why?

Republicans Oppose Making It Easier to Vote

Against foundation grants to improve elections even in GOP-leaning districts.

Should Unemployment Payments be Lower?

Businesses struggling to hire should focus on making their wages more attractive.

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First State Budget Veto In 90 Years?

Tony Evers threatens to become first governor since 1931 to veto entire budget.

Pandemic Jobless Benefits Meant ‘Less Stress.’

An average worker talks about importance of pandemic benefits for unemployed.

Wisconsin Public Pension System is 100% Funded

The fund, managed by the Department of Employee Trust Funds, is ranked among the best in the nation.

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