The For the People Act was the very first bill the Democratic-led Congress submitted after Joe Biden became President.
In the decade that followed, the gerrymandering party never came close to losing control of either the state senate or the state assembly.
Gerrymandering: the practice of dividing or arranging a territorial unit into election districts in a way that gives one political party an unfair advantage in elections
This week has been a good week for me as Editor. Middle Wisconsin received several good stories; so many, in fact, that some are being held until next month
In a written statement, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell called the attack a “disgraceful scene (that) was antithetical to the rule of law,”
The Wisconsin Election Commission’s actions in purging the voters are in violation of the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of due process, the League argues in it’s complaint to the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Wisconsin.
In a move that should surprise no one, Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) refused to go along with the proposed $2 trillion Build Back Better (BBB) bill, and while I am not happy about how this undercuts President Biden’s climate agenda, I was never in agreement with the increases in the child tax credit.
We know that gerrymandering is undemocratic and antithetical to good governance. We know leaving redistricting to the politicians of either party is a mistake.
The current 20-week abortion ban that is now law in Wisconsin already makes it difficult for those with limited means.
Over the past week, Republicans — including a state senator who chairs the Senate’s election committee — have blasted Speaker Robin Vos’ 2020 election probe as a “charade” that is harmful to democracy.