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Op Ed: The Sad Decline of UW-Stevens Point

The Sad Decline of UW-Stevens Point

Its elimination of liberal arts courses made the New York Times, hurts state’s education and democracy,

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The Sad Decline of UW-Stevens Point

Its elimination of liberal arts courses made the New York Times, hurts state’s education and democracy,

7 Goals of County Fair Deal Group

Abele and Lipscomb's group releases seven recommendations for state legislative action.

Rep. Sargent Pushes Campaign Reform

Democratic proposal would add restrictions on campaign donations.

GOP Legislators Offer Middle-Class Tax Cut

Evers administration wants cut but criticizes plan as “unfunded.”

Judge Blocks Lame Duck Voting Restrictions

“This is not a close question,” says federal judge, invalidating GOP law limiting early voting.

Planned Parenthood Sues State on Abortion

Lawsuit contends 3 GOP-backed laws restricting abortions are unconstitutional.

Cartogram Makes Last Election Look Different

Mapping by people rather than land creates very different picture of the state.

The Double Standard of Duey Stroebel

He attacks Evers appointee while ignoring “Ethical Baggage” of 13 Walker appointees.

Here’s the Top Donors in High Court Race

Lubars and Lynne Uihlein top those for Neubauer, many corporate leaders for Hagedorn.

Ex-Inmates Group Pushes Criminal Justice Reform

Asks Evers for increased accountability, mental health resources and re-entry support.

Lead-Free Homes a Priority for Kowalik

But “we don’t have enough contractors,” city’s new health commissioner says.

Can MPS Be Fixed?

The school board seems opposed to any innovations that might fix struggling schools.

Scott Walker’s Piece of Paradise

That would be in Milwaukee, where his new downtown condo is a "walker's paradise."

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Endorsements

Milwaukee DSA Supports Derek Beyer for MPS Board of School Directors, District 8

We feel confident that we can rely on Derek to represent and promote working-class, grassroots socialism on the MPS Board.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Slate of Candidates for Milwaukee Board of School Directors to Create Strong Pro-Public School Majority

Electing a school board to serve MPS students; strengthen and fund public education; fight back against ineffective charter programs

City-wide Schoo Board Candidate Bob Peterson announces endorsement from 23 elected officials

The full list of elected officials to have endorsed Bob Peterson for MPS school board represents a broad span of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods.

Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis Endorses Shyla Deacon

Ald. Lewis represents Milwaukee’s 9th district

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm Endorses Danielle Shelton in Race for Circuit Court Judge

"I am truly honored to have the endorsement and support of District Attorney John Chisholm."

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How Aurora Makes Us Poorer

Health care giant’s market power drives up your medical costs as executives get richer.

The Eternal Campaign of Scott Walker

He’s earned $2.3 million from government, and is already running for office again.

Top 10 Stories of 2018

Foxconn's outrages, Walker's decline, white nationalism's rise. Most popular columns of 2018.

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Can MPS Be Fixed?

The school board seems opposed to any innovations that might fix struggling schools.

Why State’s Dairy Farms Face a Crisis

And why Gov. Evers should change the policies of his predecessor.

Will Judge Peterson Allow Voting Restrictions?

Since lame duck law reinstates provisions he previously struck down, that seems unlikely.

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State Loses Political Power in Washington

Of all states, Wisconsin and Michigan have lost the most clout in D.C., experts say.

Evers Calls for Bipartisan Solutions

Inaugural speech declares state “paralyzed by polarity” and leaders must put “people first.”

The Short Career of Caleb Frostman

Democratic state senator served just five months before his defeat— the shortest tenure for a legislator in state history.

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Press Releases

DHS Asks FoodShare Members to Be Aware of March Benefit Letters

Automatically generated letters will say no benefits are available in March because of federal government shutdown

Federal Court Sides With One Wisconsin Now in Twitter Blocking Lawsuit Against Republican State Representatives

‘A Victory for Open, Transparent and Accountable Government’

Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll on state and national issues

Franklin will report the findings of the first Marquette Law School Poll since the November election.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Resolution To Defend Constitutionality of Pre-Existing Condition Protections

"No parent should have to lay awake at night wondering if the health care they have today, for themselves and their children, will be there tomorrow."

Governor Evers Announces Appointment of Major Anthony Burrell as Wisconsin State Patrol Superintendent

Raised in Milwaukee, Burrell has a law enforcement career spanning nearly 30 years.

Workgroup Recommends Set of Legislative Solutions to Avert County Funding Crisis

"We need a new partnership with state leaders on solutions that are good for the county and the state." "

Statement on Assembly Bill 1

"We must provide stability and protection for Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions should Republican efforts to overturn the Affordable Care Act be successful." "

Federal Judge Tosses Wisconsin Republican Lame Duck Attacks on Voting

Ruling: ‘This Is Not A Close Question: The Three Challenged Provisions Are Clearly Inconsistent With The Injunctions That The Court Has Issued In This Case’

Governor Evers Reaffirms Commitment to Cutting Taxes for Middle-Class Families

"In contrast, Speaker Vos’ spending plan continues to grow." -Spokeswoman for Gov. Evers, Melissa Baldauff

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