The National Guard has been in the public eye a lot more this past year as they’ve been called to assist with major events like protests, the presidential inauguration, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. But they have also come under scrutiny as reporters like Katelyn Ferral from the Cap Times investigate allegations of sexual assault […]
A new joint investigation from the Cap Times and Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has revealed systemic practices that suppress and target sexual assault survivors in the National Guard. According to the investigation, the Guard’s bureaucracy is so tangled that “commanders can use it as a weapon against victims and whistleblowers.” For more, our producer Jonah Chester spoke […]
How many ways can Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Legislature wriggle out of accountability? Tony Castaneda and Capital Times reporter Katelyn Ferral count the ways. Ferral’s article, The ‘me-first’ session? analyzes the top 10 dodges from trying to carve exceptions in open records laws to abolishing the Government Accountability Board.