Column

Amidst COVID-19 anxieties, hospitals should not add upon US citizens’ burdens

Wisconsin hospitals must consider current economic recession, high unemployment rate before suing patients over medical debt

State of Wisconsin

City of Milwaukee sues opioid manufacturers and distributors

City officials claim drug manufacturers knowingly flooded the market with addictive narcotics

State of Wisconsin

Republican state representative sues Evers over violation of open records

Republicans accuse Evers of lacking transparency

Column

A fair and speedy trial carries a hefty price tag

Insultingly low public defender pay rates corrode constitutional rights to speedy trial

UW-Madison Campus

UW plastic surgeon sued for sexual exploitation, medical negligence

John W. Siebert previously had medical license suspended in New York

UW-Madison Campus

Transgender women at UW awarded $780,000 from lawsuit against health care ban

Wisconsin Group Insurance Board voted to lift ban on transgender health care coverage, but coverage will not be effective until 2019

Column

Politicians shouldn’t exploit taxpayer dollars for personal gain

After controversial settlement over free speech lawsuit comes question about sincerity of activism

State of Wisconsin

Court orders Walker to call special elections in vacant state districts

Walker refused to call special elections in vacant districts after incumbents resigned late last year

Column

Absence of special elections unfairly strip Wisconsinites of representation

Former Attorney General Eric Holder sued Gov. Scott Walker to preserve integrity of representation in Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Walker sued over refusal to call special elections

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder filed lawsuit on behalf of Wisconsin Democrats