Among the many bills former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed in his first term, the state’s 2011 Voter ID law continues to cast a large shadow over Wisconsin elections. Wisconsin’s Voter ID law is one of the strictest in the nation when it comes to student ID’s, requiring a two-year expiration date window, a signature […]
Ted Rall’s cartoons, published for years in the Los Angeles Times, ticked off high-profile people on all portions of the political spectrum — a sure sign, for a political cartoonist, that you are doing your job correctly. When one of Rall’s cartoons ticked off the Los Angeles Police Department, however, Rall soon found himself out […]
Last week, a federal judge ruled that early voting restrictions signed into law during Wisconsin’s lame-duck session in December violated a 2016 court order. For the first part of today’s episode, we speak with Analiese Eicher, program director at One Wisconsin Now, one of the organizations that filed the court challenge. Then, we hear from Representative […]
A Native American tribe in Wisconsin is suing opioid manufacturers in federal court in what might be the first such lawsuit in the country. The St. Croix Chippewa Indians are hoping for damages from manufacturers and distributors of prescription drugs like percocet and oxycotin. They say the cost of treating addiction has burdened their community. […]
A federal trial over Wisconsin’s voter ID law is garnering national attention and could set a historic precedent for equal rights.
New regulations have been enacted to restrict the reproductive rights of women in Wisconsin. On Tuesday July 30th, host Carousel Bayrd spoke with Lester Pines, a Senior Partner at Cullen Weston Pines and Bach LLP, about the new law and the lawsuit against it.