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The Two Wisconsin Jails That House ICE Detainees

From Union Contracts To City Commissions, How Police Oversight Works In Wisconsin

July 29, 2020
 

Police unions and the labor contracts they negotiate with local governments are seeing renewed scrutiny in communities across the United States. This attention follows a slew of high-profile cases of law enforcement officers resorting to lethal violence under questionable circumstances — incidents that are driving calls for a reassessment of how the public can hold police accountable.

Questioning Our Economy

State Senator Jeff Smith
August 6, 2019

Do you ever wonder how our economy stopped working for all of us? How have we arrived at stagnant wages, mega-rich corporations buying elections and people lacking essential access to healthcare?

Where In Wisconsin Do Hardiness Zone Shifts Reflect A Changing Climate?

June 6, 2019

For centuries, gardeners have depended on tradition and long-honed folk knowledge to inform their spring planting decisions. Although many American gardeners may still prefer to sow their seeds guided by the advice of their forebears today they have another source of information.

29th Assembly Candidate Forum

John Rocco Calabrese

Wisconsin 29th Assembly District Forum 2018

September 27, 2018

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley Area sponsored a candidate forum on 9/25/2018 at the Dunn County Judicial Center. Candidates from the 27th District that participated were John Rocco Calabrese (D) and Rob Stafsholt (R) - the incumbent candidate. Brian Correia (L) was unable to attend the forum. Questions were submitted to the candidates from the audience and time limits were set on their responses.

NEW MARQUETTE LAW SCHOOL POLL FINDS TIGHT RACES FOR WISCONSIN GOVERNOR, U.S. SENATE SEAT

August 22, 2018
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Voting Guide for the Wisconsin Primary

August 12, 2018

We are down to the wire. On Tuesday you will all get the opportunity to help to direct the future of the state and the nation. Read that again. People often pass up the opportunity to vote and to be politically engaged. But trust me, this is important. I always vote, and I hope you do too. If you've already voted - thank you.  If you have not, here are some resources you may find useful.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum Aug. 8, 2018

WORT 89.9 FM, Isthmus, The Progressive Magazine: Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

August 9, 2018

This is the live stream of last night's Democratic Forum hosted by WORT, Isthmus, The Progressive Magazine, and the Madison Public Library.

What A National Decline In Refugee Resettlement Looks Like For Wisconsin

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August 1, 2018

Over the first sixth months of 2018, 221 refugees were resettled in Wisconsin. During the same period in 2017, that number was 443. In 2016, it was 778.