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

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker signs biennial budget into law

Walker issued 98 vetoes to budget

State of Wisconsin

Lawmakers look to spark ‘HOPE’ in fight against state’s opioid epidemic

Despite Republican optimism, some democrats say these bills do not go far enough in dealing with opioid addiction

State of Wisconsin

In a Republican-controlled state Legislature, black legislators struggle to achieve equal representation

Legislators say white representatives make major decisions without understanding how they affect inner city populations

State of Wisconsin

Lawmakers look to address barriers to technical education

Classes at two year institutions could be a cheaper option, encourage more students to attend college