The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is under intense scrutiny as the agency finalizes a $3 billion contract with Taiwanese manufacturing company, Foxconn. State lawmakers are asking where the agency’s money is going and if it is being held accountable for contracts made with private companies. This week, the agency announced a lawsuit […]
A lead plaintiff in one of the lawsuits challenging Wisconsin’s voter ID law has passed away. Ruthelle Frank was 89 and the title plaintiff in the case Ruthelle Frank versus Scott Walker. The alderwoman for the village of Brokaw in central Wisconsin joined the case after she was not allowed to vote in her own […]
Alejandro Alonso Galva takes some time to examine the Democratic Party and attitudes about voters that might have to change….among other topics.
Speaker Paul Ryan canceled a vote on the American Health Care Act Friday. The vote was planned for 2:30 P.M. (CT) after being delayed twice on Thursday. On Friday afternoon Ryan went to the White House to discuss dropping the GOP healthcare plan when it was evident the bill did not have enough votes to […]
On this edition of The Politicast, Alejandro Alonso Galva speaks with former UWPD Police Chief Sue Riseling, discussing her history with UWPD, police in the wake of current threats, and the perception from the public. Sue Riseling was the first woman and the youngest person ever to become a police chief in the Big 10. […]
On Monday movie star Shaileen Woodley and Madison Alder Rebecca Kemble were arrested in Standing Rock, North Dakota after attending a protest against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. On Monday morning a federal court ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s emergency injunction request to stop construction. Four camps full of demonstrators in […]