Watch out public health advocates - as soda taxes are bubbling up in cities across the nation - the beverage industry is working to choke off this expression of local democracy.
News Articles By Mary Bottari
The Roman god Janus was known for having two faces. It is a fitting name for the U.S. Supreme Court case scheduled for oral arguments February 26.
Universal Vouchers for Families of All Incomes on the Arizona Ballot in November 2018.
The long running criminal investigation into whether or not Scott Walker and deep-pocketed dark money groups illegally coordinated the expenditure of some $30 million to win the 2012 recall elections should be old news by now.
A full year in advance of a historic showdown on school vouchers in Arizona, the Kochs are already ladling on the cash. Through their Latino front group, Libre Institute, they have launched a six figure ad campaign targeting Arizona moms on one of the Kochs' favorite topics, school vouchers.
Fake news has been weaponized as never before.
Judges petitioned the state's highest court for new recusal rules, they refused to even have a public hearing. Now citizens are having their own hearings.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted on September 20 that it would take steps toward protecting consumers from the hazards posed by the flame retardants.
A new study of registered voters in Dane and Milwaukee Counties who did not vote in the 2016 presidential election found that approximately 17,000-23,000 eligible voters in those counties were prevented or deterred from voting by Wisconsin’s voter ID law. Due to financial constraints, the social scientists were only able to do a study of two of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, but the authors say that extrapolating statewide as many as 45,000 people stayed home because of the law.
50 Amicus briefs have been filed in case to be heard October 3.