State of Wisconsin

Looking towards Walker’s future after defeat in November elections

Despite previous tensions between Walker, Trump, Walker says he will assist Trump in his 2020 reelection campaign

Editorial

Editorial board’s spring 2019 stories to watch

The Badger Herald Editorial Board deemed the following stories important to watch throughout the semester. UW freshmen campaign for a seat on Madison’s Common

State of Wisconsin

Evers officially sworn in as Wisconsin’s 46th governor

Evers stresses importance of state officials working together

State of Wisconsin

Walker, despite pushback, signs into law controversial extraordinary session bills

Gov.-elect Tony Evers says Walker 'ignored' the desires of Wisconsinites, undermining practices of good democracy

State of Wisconsin

Republican attempts to limit executive power in light of Evers win may prove unsuccessful, UW experts say

Evers begins transition amid Republican attempts to limit gubernatorial power

Column

Rare lame-duck session strips Wisconsin’s democracy of legitimacy, cheats voters

The legislation put forward is a clear, last-minute grab for power by bitter Republican legislature

State of Wisconsin

Evers confirms plans to dissolve public-private jobs agency

Evers calls for public economic development agency to replace semi-private Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Column

Longevity of Evers’ education appointments, investments, depend on assembly bipartisanship

Due to the long term-limits and staggered appointments to the Board of Regents, Evers' impact on education could outlive his time as governor

Column

Point Counterpoint: Regardless of party control, the goal is always to move Wisconsin forward

Starkly divided constituencies prompt greater need for bipartisan policy in Wisconsin state government

Column

Pressure for civility should not dull the celebrations around Walker’s defeat

Though Walker's governorship is done, the ramifications of his tenure remain intact