Wisconsin Senate

Brad Pfaff was unanimously approved by the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Wisconsin farm groups. But Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald led a successful drive to reject Pfaff’s confirmation before the full Senate. Read more

News 6 Comments


David Michael Miller

One house can hold up the whole process and two GOP senators have already said they oppose the budget passed by the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

One ruling staying the Republican lame-duck power grab has been overturned on appeal, the other ruling still stands. Whatever happens next, the lawsuits shine a light on the indefensible, undemocratic legislative majority. Read more

Opinion 1 Comments


Sharon Vanorny

Democrats agree that their quest to flip the state Senate hinges on whether Kriss Marion, an organic farmer, can topple the Republican incumbent in Senate District 17, a seat once held by Republican maverick Dale Schultz. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 3 Comments


David Michael Miller

Wisconsin Democrats are expecting — and hoping — a wave will sweep them back into power this November. But they have to earn the votes, which may not come easy. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 5 Comments