Broad public engagement, or the lack of it, has been a long-running challenge in assimilating emerging technologies, and is key to tackling the challenges they bring.
The stakes are high again for Republicans and their allies this year, with a challenge to Wisconsin’s gerrymandered maps, which have locked in disproportionate Republican control of the state Legislature for more than a decade.
After a long, bitter, and record-breakingly expensive state Supreme Court race, Protasiewicz takes her seat this week, tilting the bench on the state’s highest court to the left for the first time in 15 years.
Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan is an affable guy, a progressive Democrat with a reputation for getting along with conservative Republicans. His long-term friendship with Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is a matter of puzzlement for many of Pocan’s supporters. So it was particularly dramatic to see him rise to chastise his GOP colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee this week for behavior he described as “bigoted” and “insane.”
Wisconsin’s biennial budget battle effectively ended Tuesday when the Milwaukee Common Council voted to raise the city’s sales tax.
Twitter’s move on July 1, 2023, to limit the number of tweets users can see in a day was the latest in a series of decisions that has spurred millions of users to sign up with alternative microblogging platforms since Elon Musk acquired Twitter last year.
The conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 29, 2023, outlawed affirmative action programs that were designed to correct centuries of racist disenfranchisement in higher education.
It’s that time of year again. Parents are sharing sign-up sheets, volunteering to bring flowers, cards and breakfast treats to their kids’ schools.