Millions upon millions of dollars poured into political campaigns. Candidate appearances, yard signs and the blitzkrieg of political ads — none of these would mean a thing if it weren’t for the actual casting of votes and the systems in place to make this happen.
On Nov. 29, Tim Sullivan appeared before the Senate Select Committee on Mining and presented a report critiquing the state’s mining laws. The report was commissioned by the Wisconsin Mining Association, a trade group for which he serves as chairman.
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson was attempting a political comeback Tuesday as he squared off with three fellow Republicans in a primary race for a Senate seat their party hasn't held for decades.
Embattled first-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will face a recall this spring after an election was ordered Friday following the collection of more than 900,000 signatures in the wake of his push against union bargaining rights.
The Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association spent the most money among construction member groups lobbying legislators for the first half of 2011, according to data released Thursday by the state Government Accountability Board.
By JASON SMATHERS Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state ethics board said Wednesday it dismissed all ethics complaints against lawmakers that arose from the dispute over Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s divisive anti-union bill, including a complaint against ...
By Matt Pommer The Republican-controlled government is pushing ahead with legislation to require government-issued photo IDs to vote in Wisconsin elections. Republicans claim they want to prevent fraud, but it should benefit the GOP in future elections. Common Cause, the ...