Laurel White

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There's a GOP push in Wisconsin to take over the state's election system

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Some GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin want to strip the state's bipartisan elections agency of its power and give it to the Republican-controlled Legislature. The idea is backed by GOP Sen. Ron Johnson.


Wisconsin GOP lawmakers want the state legislature to take over federal elections

Monday, November 29, 2021

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is pushing state lawmakers to consider stripping the bipartisan state elections agency of its control over federal elections.


Republican-Led Election Reviews Take Shape In Pennsylvania And Wisconsin

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Leaders of the Pennsylvania and Wisconsin reviews had visited the widely discredited Arizona election review and now are helming similar GOP-led investigations in their home states.


As Election Day Nears, Battleground States Are In Play

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Five days before the end of voting, we have a status report on Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. Those three states flipped to Donald Trump in 2016.


How The Political Divide In Wisconsin Is Affecting The State's COVID-19 Response

Friday, October 23, 2020

Sharp political divisions in Wisc., are fueling a culture war over the COVID-19 response. As cases spike, Republicans sue to end public health orders while Trump holds large rallies in the state.


Wis. Governor Calls Session On Police Reform; Republicans Refuse To Show

Monday, August 31, 2020

After police shot Jacob Blake, Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called state lawmakers to the Capitol to try to push police reform, but the GOP says it needs more time to decide next steps.


Wisconsin Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Survive Economic Effects Of COVID-19

Monday, August 03, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Wisconsin.


Last-Minute Court Rulings Create Chaos For Wisconsin Primary

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Wisconsin is proceeding with its primary election Tuesday — even though many voters are scared to go to the polls due to the coronavirus pandemic.


'It's Madness.' Wisconsin's Election Amid Coronavirus Sparks Anger

Monday, April 06, 2020

Despite the pandemic, the state was set to forge ahead with its election on Tuesday.


Foxconn's Promises Slow To Materialize In Wisconsin

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Foxconn was touted as part of a new revival in U.S. manufacturing, and state officials offered nearly $4 billion to lure the company to Wisconsin. Things haven't gone quite as planned.


Wisconsin, Foxconn And The Lure Of State Tax Incentives

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Wisconsin's $4.5 billion deal with Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn is the largest a state has ever signed with a foreign company. Are such tax-incentive deals effective ways to gain much-needed jobs?


Wisconsin Supreme Court Sides With GOP Lawmakers To Limit Democratic Governor's Power

Friday, June 21, 2019

In its lame-duck session last December, the state's Republican legislature passed a number of laws curbing Gov. Tony Evers' power.


Federal Judge Strikes Down Lame-Duck Changes To Wisconsin Voting Laws

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The bills were passed after Republican Gov. Scott Walker was defeated but before Democratic Gov. Tony Evers was sworn in.


Wisconsin Lawmakers Vote To Limit Powers Of New Democratic Governor

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Despite protests from voters, Republican legislators in Wisconsin have voted to curb the authority of Gov.-elect Tony Evers, a Democrat who will take office in January. The list of changes is long.


Family Feuds Become Part Of Divisive Political Campaigns Across The Country

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Politics are dividing families like never before. Recently, several congressional campaigns have run attack ads featuring their opponents' siblings criticizing the candidate.


Harley-Davidson Celebrates 115th Anniversary During Tricky Political Times

Thursday, August 30, 2018

As Harley-Davidson riders gather to celebrate the company's 115th anniversary in Milwaukee this week, they weigh in on the company moving jobs overseas in response to President Trump's tariffs.


How Trump's Tariffs And Trade Policies Are Affecting Midterm Campaigns

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Tariffs levied by the Trump administration are becoming a major part of this fall's Senate campaigns. Depending on the race, Democrats are choosing whether to run against the tariffs or support them.


Wisconsin Voters Aren't Enthusiastic About Republican Tax Bill

Monday, December 11, 2017

What do voters think of the tax bills currently under debate in Congress? In the swing state of Wisconsin, many voters don't know much about the legislation — but don't like what they see so far.


A Cold One For Everyone: Craft Beer Sales Surged In 2013

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

If you think craft beer is seemingly everywhere these days, there's good reason. From bars and restaurants to supermarket aisles, the selection of locally made, often quirkily named brews has grown at an exponential rate.

It may be tempting to mock those bearded hipsters who brew their IPAs with chamomile ...

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Water-To-Wine Machine Sound Too Good To Be True? It Is

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Think a machine that can turn water into wine is too good to be true? Well, it turns out, it is.

About two weeks ago, two wine industry gurus started marketing a home appliance they called "The Miracle Machine." The machine, the spiel went, would use concentrates, flavor packets and ...