Johnson urges House to reject further Ukraine funding

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson says it makes no sense to send more money to Ukraine. Johnson was a no vote early on Tuesday, as the Senate passed a $95 billion aid package for Ukraine and Israel. During a media call on the ‘X’ platform formerly known as Twitter,...

Gallagher won’t seek reelection in Wisconsin’s 8th CD

There’s an open congressional seat in northeast Wisconsin. Eighth District Congressman Mike Gallagher announced over the weekend he won’t seek reelection this fall. In a statement the Green Bay Area Republican said “electoral politics was never supposed to...

Wisconsin’s Presidential Primary ballot finalized

Wisconsin’s Presidential Primary ballot is finalized. Last week, the Wisconsin Elections Commission sent to county clerks the finalized, certified list of candidates qualified to have their names appear on the April primary ballot. That’s determined not by WEC, but by...

Pulaski man sentenced for assaulting police in J6 insurrection

A Wisconsin man is sentenced for his role in the January 6th Capitol insurrection. A U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C. this week sentenced 25-year-old Riley Kasper of Pulaski to 36 months in federal prison for his role in the 2021 riot. Kasper bragged...

Measles cases cropping up – check your vaccination status

Measles cases continue to crop up in the U.S. Dr. Stephanie Schauer with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services says the good news is that the vaccine is safe and effective.   “So it’s important that if folks are not sure if they’re protected to check...

Wisconsin Assembly passes Republican tax cut package

The state Assembly on Tuesday passed a Republican tax cut package. Four bills include an expansion of the state’s second lowest tax bracket. “So if you’re an individual or a married couple earning more than $28,000, your tax rate is going to go down from...

Meet Wisconsin DOJ’s new K-9 investigator Moose

A new K-9 will help investigate internet crimes against kids in Wisconsin. On Wednesday, Attorney General Josh Kaul introduced Moose, who will specialize in electronic storage detection. Kaul said Moose and his handler, Special Agent Alexander Bol, are primarily...

Evers rejects Republican changes to his legislative maps

The latest on redistricting – Governor Tony Evers has rejected Republican lawmakers changes to his legislative maps. Calling the Evers maps as originally drawn a “Democratic gerrymander,” Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos addressed a media press conference...

Evers declares Year of the Worker in State of the State address

Governor Tony Evers highlighted Wisconsin’s workforce challenges in his State of the State address on Tuesday. Evers called it the most significant challenge facing the state. “I will never expect Republicans and Democrats in this building to agree with each other...

Republican 14-week abortion ban faces likely veto

A Republican bill aimed at restricting abortions in Wisconsin is likely on the fast track to the governor’s veto. Senator Mary Felzkowski (R-Tomahawk) said it will provide voters the opportunity weigh in on a statewide ballot referendum  in April. They’re unlikely to...

Wisconsin Assembly passes parents bill of rights legislation

Republicans in the Wisconsin state Assembly on Thursday passed a bill of rights for parents of K-12 students. If the measure passes in the Senate, it faces a certain veto from Democratic Governor Tony Evers.   Cottage Grove Democrat, Representative Melissa Ratcliff...

DHS issues cautions on self harm as students return to school

Self harm can be a concern for kids returning to school. As students begin the spring semester, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services encourages parents and caregivers to be aware of data that shows young people experience large increases in self harm injuries...

Vos wants Supreme Court to reject Democrat maps

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is looking to the Wisconsin Supreme Court to adopt new legislative district maps that are constitutional. And the Republican leader said those submitted by Democrats are not. “I am waiting for the maps as they come on through the...