Today the so-called “nones” represent about 30% of Democrats and 12% of Republicans – and they are making their voices heard.
Election denialism still could be a problem in Wisconsin and other battleground states in next year’s race for the White House, according to a new analysis.
Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan is an affable guy, a progressive Democrat with a reputation for getting along with conservative Republicans. His long-term friendship with Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is a matter of puzzlement for many of Pocan’s supporters. So it was particularly dramatic to see him rise to chastise his GOP colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee this week for behavior he described as “bigoted” and “insane.”
At a news conference from the floor of the Wisconsin Assembly on Monday, Wisconsin Democrats, joined by Attorney General Josh Kaul, called for a debate over gun safety legislation they are reintroducing this legislative session.
A Trump administration immigration order, Title 42, that allowed U.S. border officials to quickly expel migrants at the U.S. southern border – with no exceptions for asylum-seekers – expires May 11, 2023.
Assembly Republicans released the general points of their plan to overhaul Wisconsin’s system of sharing money with local governments on Thursday.
At the end of a contentious, five-hour hearing Thursday night, a committee unanimously voted to recommend that the full Dane County Board reject hiring Rep. Sheila Stubbs as the next director of Dane County Human Services, the Wisconsin State Journal reports.
The Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities held a more than four hour meeting on Thursday in an attempt to find ways the Legislature can facilitate free expression on the state’s public university campuses.
The Wisconsin Assembly passed two school crime bills and retained a rule change that restores the discredited practice of using conversion therapy to try to change LGBTQ people’s sexual orientation or gender identity during a Tuesday floor session.
The annual State of the Tribes address was held in the Capitol Tuesday, a two-decades-long tradition that provides Wisconsin’s indigenous communities with a special platform in the Legislature.