Yesterday, a bill that would regulate police body cameras passed the State Senate without objection. Police body cameras are currently unregulated, as is the footage they record. This bill wouldn’t require police officers to wear body cameras. There isn’t comprehensive data on how many of Wisconsin’s approximately 500 law enforcement agencies use body cameras. But […]
Governor Tony Evers took to the podium last night to deliver a speech that touched on the many issues he worked to address during a first term that was marked by repeated spats with a Republican-controlled legislature. Despite threats to veto an entire budget and the dismissal of a cabinet appointee, Evers still took the […]
Governor Tony Evers will deliver his 2020 State of the State Address tonight, January 22. In his address, the Governor will reflect on legislation in 2019 and will lay out his legislative priorities for 2020. Excerpts of the Governor’s speech released this morning touch on student debt, nonpartisan redistricting, investment in rural communities, youth vaping, […]
This commentary provided by Mike McCabe from Blue Jean Nation.