Last week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court temporarily held up the plans of municipal clerks to send absentee ballots out by the statutory deadline this Thursday. The state high court paused the mailings in order to consider an appeal to put Green Party Howie Hawkins on the presidential ballot. In breaking news this evening, Wisconsin’s high […]
In the immediate aftermath of a shooting, crime or major event, reporters often turn to police and so-called “official” sources for the details on what happened. But what happens when those authorities lie or purposefully misrepresent the truth? Gina Barton is an investigative reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In August, she published a story […]
(WORT) — On Saturday, the Wisconsin Department of Justice raided the Lincoln Hills School for Boys in Irma. The raid was part of a secret John Doe criminal probe looking into sexual assault, physical abuse and child neglect at the Wisconsin juvenile detention center. According to recently unsealed court records, Lincoln County Circuit Judge Robert […]
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s quick exit from the 2016 presidential election may have been a bit of a surprise, but there were signs that his campaign was in trouble.
As his poll numbers continue to slip in the 2016 Republican presidential primary race, Governor Scott Walker is promising a host of new national policies targeting labor unions. At a speech in Las Vegas Monday, Walker called for a nationwide right-to-work law, dismantling the National Labor Relations Board, and eliminating unions for federal employees. To dissect this announcement by Walker, we turn to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Patrick Marley
Governor Walker backtracks on the troubled flagship of his economic development platform. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Jason Stein and Mary Spicuzza joined us with the story.