A right-wing Wisconsin group has revoked its endorsement of a Republican legislative candidate.
Wisconsin Family Action's political action committee released a statement recently saying it had revoked its endorsement of Ashton Kirsch in south-central Wisconsin's 81st Assembly District.
A new statewide coalition aimed at securing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Wisconsin launched on Aug. 7, less than 20 days before a federal appeals court will hear arguments on the issue.
The Wisconsin Unites for Marriage Coalition launched as a partnership of the ACLU of Wisconsin, Fair Wisconsin and Freedom to Marry.
Oral arguments in the appeal of a federal judge's ruling halting an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign and other conservative groups have been set for Sept. 9, exactly two months before the Republican stands for re-election.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set the date.
Some people raise dogs or cats for their cuddly companionship. Others opt for fuss-free fish. Carol Stokes and Lori Beilke choose to mother monarchs.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the voter ID law signed in 2011 by Gov. Scott Walker.
The court was divided in the rulings, which involved cases filed by the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP.
There are few better places to buy summer vegetables, fresh cheese curds and homemade baked goods than Wisconsin, which has the eighth-most farmers markets of any state in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Wisconsin voters will choose candidates for the U.S. House on Aug. 12 in eight primaries in five congressional districts. Here’s a look at the races:
DISTRICT 1-DEMOCRATIC — Kenosha businessman Rob Zerban, 46, faces independent filmmaker Amar Kaleka, 36, of Franklin.
Marriage equality advocates in Wisconsin are preparing to launch a petition drive aimed at persuading Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to stop defending the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
A series of news conferences will take place on Aug. 7 and involve the ACLU, Fair Wisconsin and Freedom to Marry.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court early on July 31 issued its ruling in a dispute over whether the state domestic partnership registry violates the state constitutional amendment barring the recognition of same-sex marriage. The state's highest court upheld the law creating the partnership program, which provides limited benefits and securities to gay couples.
There was no dissent in the court's finding, which affirmed a lower court ruling.
Wal-Mart says it’s ending its effort to locate a big box superstore in downtown Green Bay.
OAK CREEK, Wis. — Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principles of optimism and hope — the very principles that his family now rely upon to sustain them during his slow recovery from being shot in the head two years by a white supremacist.
Singh, 66, can neither move nor speak. Doctors say his injuries were so severe that he may never recover further. But his family refuses to give up hope, saying that with prayers and God’s grace, anything is possible.
UPDATED: The Wisconsin Supreme Court on July 31 issued rulings upholding Act 10 and the voter ID law, both signed in 2011, and the state domestic partnership registry, signed into law in 2009.
The following are reactions to the high court's rulings:
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on July 31 upheld Gov. Scott Walker's law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.
The passage of the measure in 2011 sparked massive protests at the Capitol and led to a recall election, which Walker survived. The law prohibits public employee unions from collectively bargaining for anything beyond base wage increases based on inflation.