Thousands of ballot certifications examined from Madison are a window onto how elections officials handled a pandemic and a divided and unhelpful state government.
WEC administrator Meagan Wolfe also declined to say whether a commission decision to waive special voting deputies in nursing homes compromised the integrity of the election.
Drop boxes were used throughout Wisconsin, including in areas where Trump won the vast majority of counties.
"Application of the U.S. Department of Justice guidance among the clerks in Wisconsin is not uniform," the memo says.
"Despite concerns with statewide elections procedures, this audit showed us that the election was largely safe and secure," Sen. Rob Cowles said Friday.
A nonpartisan review on Friday made recommendations on how to improve election administration in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources failed to follow state law and its own rules, according to a legislative review of the state’s $28.1 million recycling program.
The Legislature in 2018 created the school safety grant program after a gunman with a semiautomatic rifle killed 17 at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
The 4-0 confirmation means the former transportation lobbyist has cleared a major hurdle in the confirmation process.
Walgreens was another company that received $462,000 in tax credits even though it lost 17 jobs.
The audit said that only about 35% of required jobs had been created by recipients of 68 tax credit and loan awards through the fiscal year that ended in June 2018.
Regardless of whether LogistiCare, MTM or another company emerges as the winner, users aren’t convinced they’ll see improvements.
The Democrat's proposals for cleaning up drinking water are included in the DNR spending plan.
If Republicans support Evers' plan it may signal a shift in awareness about pollution after years of environmental deregulation.
A public hearing will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday about the Legislative Audit Bureau's audit of state worker insurance programs administered b…
The agency that handles state worker benefits doesn’t consistently provide enough information to insurers and its oversight board, and had $14…
The salaries for the five range from $125,000 to $310,000, and four of the five previously worked with SWIB's former executive director.
The state's nonpartisan audit bureau is recommending changes to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's procedures to ensure the agency doesn't award tax credits for Foxconn employees who don't work in Wisconsin.
The head of the state's economic development agency told reporters this week that a set of proposed changes to the agency's verification process for tax credits wouldn't result in any changes in practice at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
Hogan said WEDC currently gives tax credits to more than 300 companies in exchange for a "couple hundred thousand" jobs.
The nonpartisan LAB was recently given the highest rating by the National State Auditors Association. The LAB staffers are doing a great job monitoring our state government.
UW-Madison budget director Tim Norris is putting his calculator away.
The federal funding is the same amount that a state audit found last year had been diverted from the facility.
The groups are supposed to raise money for UW, but they received $258 million from the system, and record-keeping is sketchy.
It recommends the UW System report to lawmakers by August on its progress improving the system's IT security.