It’s been six months since ICE arrested more than 80 people around the state. And US Rep. Mark Pocan has waited almost as long to hear any information from the immigration enforcement agency. About two thirds of the documents ICE handed over to Pocan are blank. ICE says those pages are all exempt from the […]
To hear more about what Governor Tony Evers is hoping to accomplish this budget season, Producer Nina Kravinsky sat down with Wisconsin Budget Project’s Tamarine Cornelius.
Governor Tony Evers is set to deliver his proposal for the state budget on Thursday, and he says it will increase transparency and accountability at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). The state’s jobs agency which has faced controversy since its creation. Evers also plans to freeze enrollment in private voucher schools in his budget […]
Governor Tony Evers put forward a plan today that would decriminalize marijuana. This comes after years of failed attempts at similar legislation — but this time, they have support from the governor. Many legalization and decriminalization proponents are celebrating Evers’ announcement today, but it still faces likely roadblocks in the Republican-controlled legislature. Evers says he’ll […]
A coalition of labor unions have filed a new lawsuit against several GOP leaders over the controversial lame duck bills Republicans passed at the end of last year. They removed certain powers from incoming Governor Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. Both of them are Democrats, and many critics characterized the move as a […]
It’s been a decade since anyone in the Allied Drive neighborhood could walk to a local grocery store. But that changed on Monday. Joe and Mariam Maldonado’s dream of opening a grocery store in Allied Drive has been a long time coming. They moved to the neighborhood six years ago. Joe says that from the […]