Women make up 26% of positions on circuit courts and appeals courts across the state, as well as the state Supreme Court. In 2005, that figure was 14%.
The bill, which would implement a nonpartisan redistricting process in Wisconsin, has the support of three Republican lawmakers. But it faces an uphill battle in the full Legislature this session.
Former Gov. Scott Walker will take over as president of the Young America’s Foundation in February 2021, the organization announced Monday.
The town hall, featuring Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and Julián Castro, came a day before Trump is set to make his second trip to Wisconsin this year.
President Donald Trump most recently visited Wisconsin in April, when he held a rally in Green Bay.
A pair of pollsters in two Midwestern states that broke for Trump in 2016 are taking different approaches in one key area of their surveys for the next presidential cycle.
Gov. Tony Evers used his partial veto authority to reduce funding in the budget for administering work requirements for FoodShare recipients with children and implementing drug testing provisions for those without dependents.
With Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker officially signing into law a bill to legalize recreational marijuana, Wisconsin GOP reps whose districts are near the state line say the move doesn't change the calculus in Wisconsin.
The signing of the two-year spending plan Wednesday follows weeks of speculation surrounding how the first-term governor would act on the Republican-approved, $81 billion budget.