State of Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget allows 0.5% increase in sales tax, addresses concerns from municipalities

Counties will be allowed to increase sales tax to diversify local revenue sources, empower local governments

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin congressional delegates vote on key issues, exposing deep political divisions

Cabinet nominations, filibusters, minimum wage and Marjorie Taylor Greene cause division in Senate

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

City of Madison

Thursday marks last day to request absentee ballots for spring primary election

Absentee ballots must be back to municipal clerk or polling place by 8 p.m. on Election Day

News

UW alumnus elected as new DNC executive director

2010 graduate will lead DNC through 2022 midterm elections

News

Online register to close, absentee ballot drop boxes open for February primary

Drop boxes open until Feb. 14, in-person voting to be open Feb. 16 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Features

A Swing State: During COVID-19, UW student groups change tactics to get youth out to vote

Groups like Badgers for Biden, Young Progressives use new methods to encourage collegiate voting

Column

Wisconsin voter ID laws unfairly target out-of-state students, requirements must change

Common Cause lawsuit goes after unabashedly partisan voter laws that benefit Republicans

Features

A Battleground State: As Wisconsin’s primary looms near, ideological divides on left, unified support on right provides backdrop for 2020 election

As 2020 candidates are weeded out, those who remain fight to be their party nominee come November

Column

Americans heroic actions show majority care about lives more than money

While there is general consensus lockdown is necessary, it comes with high cost

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