State of Wisconsin

GOP lawmakers create resolution to terminate statewide mask mandate

'Regardless of whether state or federal laws require it, respect for the health of our families, neighbors and ourselves should compel us to always wear masks in public settings until the pandemic is under control,' dean says

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin State Legislature sees record number of female lawmakers

'We are on a trajectory that has been increasing the number of women in office, but that evolution is slow,' political science professor says

Column

Silence from Evers, GOP is not an option as Wisconsin residents demand police accountability

Following the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha Evers must hold special session, address police brutality

State of Wisconsin

Republican lawmakers oppose Evers’ Stay at Home order extension

Republicans plan to approach Supreme Court to repeal extension

State of Wisconsin

Republican state representative sues Evers over violation of open records

Republicans accuse Evers of lacking transparency

Column

Understanding the root of the gun violence problem

Before any legislation can be productive or effective, politicians must agree to address a core issue — mental health

State of Wisconsin

Bills that would aid Wisconsin homeless rely on state Senate

Nearly 5,000 people estimated homeless in 2018.

Column

Political partisanship costs lives

In the face of unprecedented levels of gun violence, politicians need to see through partisan noise, take action

Investigative

Major bills sent through state Legislature faster after Walker took office, report finds

UW journalism professor said WCIJ analysis 'really good first cut' at investigating legislature deliberation

Herald

Voting has never been more important for students than it is now

Making sure officials are elected that represent the UW system's best interests key for Wisconsin students

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