The Wisconsin Elections Commission declined to vote Wednesday on whether the state’s top elections official should appear before a state Senate hearing on her reappointment as a fight continues over who will lead elections in the critical battleground state ahead of the 2024 presidential race. Without clear instructions from commissioners, it is up to Meagan Wolfe, the […]
Wisconsin Watch, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Sustainability Institute will team up to discuss issues along the Mississippi River.
Heavy rainfall disproportionately affects people of color and immigrants in the Chicago region. Residents are crafting solutions.
The challenge to noncontiguous districts could provide judges a way to decide the case without ever addressing whether partisan gerrymandering is illegal.
Republican elections commissioner Marge Bostelmann refuses to support false claims that Trump won the state in the 2020 presidential election.
Wild rice thrives in shallow waters and serves as a sacred “mashkiki,” or medicine, to the Ojibwe.
Republicans don’t control two-thirds of the Assembly, but they only need two-thirds of those present on a session day to override the governor’s veto.
Some worry flooding costs could fuel climate gentrification in the ‘Venice of Detroit.’
Two extra highway lanes will add 29 acres of asphalt next to Near West Side Milwaukee neighborhoods that already face flood risks.
Climate change impacts on Chicago’s South Side are relatedly drawing attention from city and state officials.
Some police agencies across the country have used the voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadens victim privacy to shield officers who use force.
Cities throughout the Great Lakes region are grappling with archaic wastewater systems, crumbling infrastructure and segregated housing creating a perfect storm of flooding vulnerability.