Gov. Tony Evers first issued a statewide mask requirement in July and has extended the order three times, most recently on Tuesday, running through March 20.
As President Joe Biden rolls out a national strategy for defeating COVID-19, some Wisconsin Republicans are trying to undo Gov. Tony Evers' ma…
"No Wisconsinite has ever been elected to the presidency or the vice presidency. But, as of today, two former residents of Madison will have served as vice president."
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan said he is avoiding any large events, particularly as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Congress.
"Trying to impeach this president a second time, which has never happened before in the history of our country, is just one more divisive and political act," Rep. Scott Fitzgerald said.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time — a measure that Wisconsin representatives voted on along party lines, with all Democrats supporting the measure and all Republicans rejecting it.
Pocan, a Democrat from rural Dane County, told the Cap Times he wants Congress to act as quickly as possible to remove Trump from "office so he doesn't do more damage."
Wisconsin's congressional representatives from both parties are urging Trump to call off his supporters after they infiltrated the nation's Capitol Wednesday while lawmakers were preparing to count the electoral votes.
President-elect Joe Biden has promised to introduce a comprehensive immigration reform bill on his first day on the job, but any such legislation would need bipartisan support in Congress.
A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has made repeated requests for action from the Legislature, urged lawmakers on Tuesday to act in the coming weeks to avoid a gap in the ongoing pandemic response.
“After another election, it’s clear we have differences, but we can also agree,” state Rep Robin Vos, from Rochester, says in the ad.
Pocan and progressive House members who represent big cities in the swing states joined grassroots labor and community groups in doing the heavy lifting. They succeeded, where Kasich failed.
Mandatory measures are the only hope we have for a rapid and effective response to Wisconsin’s rising COVID-19 numbers. Enforceable mask mandates and social distancing standards are needed; reasonable restrictions on business operations and small gatherings are necessary. Rules for quarantining must be developed and enforced.
The election is April 6.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Tuesday "there is nothing to congratulate" President-elect Joe Biden about yet.