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Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, center (R-Rochester) addresses the media along with Majority Leader Jim Steinke (R-Kaukauna) and Speaker Pro Tempore Tyler August (R-Lake Geneva) after protesters took down two statues June 23 on the grounds of the Capitol Square. (Photo © Andy Manis)
EXCLUSIVE: Email Reveals Real Reason Vos, Republicans Created Racial Disparities Task Force

Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke wrote he wanted to “figure out some guardrails,” providing illusion of Republicans being open to reform while making Democrats look bad.

The Wisconsin Capitol building dominates the skyline of downtown Madison in this photo from Jan. 28, 2021. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Wisconsin Legislature’s First Month of 2021 Came and Went With No COVID Relief

Assembly shoots down a compromise deal with Gov. Evers while the Senate nearly costs the state $50 million per month in a rushed vote.

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Blake Shooting Amplifies What Kenosha’s Black Residents Have Long Known: Inequality Is Alive and Well

How decades of divestment, deindustrialization, and segregation have made Kenosha one of the worst places in the country for Black people to live.

Jacob Blake Paralyzed From Waist Down, May Never Walk Again
Jacob Blake Paralyzed From Waist Down, May Never Walk Again

Blake paralyzed from the waist down after being shot multiple times by Kenosha police. Evers declares state of emergency, doubles National Guard deployment.

Evers Calls for Action After Black Man Shot Multiple Times in the Back by Kenosha Police Officer
Gov. Evers Calls for Policy Change After Black Man Shot Multiple Times in the Back by Kenosha Police Officer

Jacob Blake is in serious condition after being shot multiple times in the back Sunday.

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Farmers Union President Warns: ‘We Have No Time to Lose’ on Climate Change

Farmers want to see leadership and a healthier climate as extreme weather wipes out more crops.

Wisconsin's Primary Is Tuesday. Here Are the Races We're Watching.
Wisconsin’s Primary Is Tuesday. Here Are the Races We’re Watching.

Who’s running? How many people are voting absentee? It’s all here.