Today, Republican state lawmakers proposed legislation that would bar trans athletes from competing in school sports. The bills, introduced by State Rep. Barbara Dittrich — a Republican from Oconomowoc, would prevent transgender student athletes from participating in women’s sports. Per the proposed legislations, transgender student athletes would be allowed to participate in sports specifically designated […]
A Republican state lawmaker is floating sweeping overhauls to how the state conducts elections. But, even before they’ve been officially introduced, the bills are already facing pushback. The six bills, proposed by Republican Senator Duey Stroebel of Saukville, would change requirements for indefinitely confined voters, institute stricter voter ID laws and bar election funding from […]
While Governor Tony Evers and Democrats are looking to reform Wisconsin’s prison system, Assembly Republican passed a handful of bills yesterday that would expand criminal penalties for juveniles, prevent violent offenders from getting off probation early, and revoke probation for people charged with crimes while on parole. When State Representative Joe Sanfelippo, a Republican from […]
MADISON (WORT) — Marriage equality is now the law of the land across the country, but Wisconsin’s 2006 prohibition on same-sex marriage is still enshrined in the state constitution. Adrienne Kramer reports.
Why did Governor Walker recently reject the Menominee tribe’s latest bid to open an off-reservation casino in Kenosha? Why does the governor have jurisdiction in this matter? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!