The NBA playoffs are well underway, and just four teams remain fighting to keep their season alive. In a rematch of the 2020 Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics have been battling it out for a spot in the NBA Finals.
As Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz took the stage at her election victory party Tuesday night, the three current members of the liberal minority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court watched from off stage, arm-in-arm, as they took in the moment they became a majority.
Less than a year ago, Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion law went back into effect after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
With all the attention focused on the Most Expensive State Supreme Court Race in U.S. History, Wisconsin voters have not had much of a chance to absorb the ballot measures — including two that would amend the state constitution — they are expected to ratify or reject in the April 4 election.
The Wisconsin Assembly passed two school crime bills and retained a rule change that restores the discredited practice of using conversion therapy to try to change LGBTQ people’s sexual orientation or gender identity during a Tuesday floor session.
Everyone knows that money and politics have overrun Wisconsin’s nominally nonpartisan election for the state Supreme Court — now the most expensive in U.S. history.
Here in Wisconsin, the state unemployment rate dropped from 3.8 percent in 2021 to 2.9 percent in 2022. The number of people in the civilian labor force increased by 28,000.
As the challenge of Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion law nears the Wisconsin State Supreme Court’s desk, abortion access has rightfully remained at the forefront of the state’s Supreme Court race. However, the importance of this election goes far beyond abortion access.
Currently, the state’s highest court is made up of 4 conservatives and 3 liberals, but with conservative Justice Patience Roggensack retiring, the majority of the court is up for grabs.
Key role player and power forward Bobby Portis exited the Bucks’ Tuesday night game against the Detroit Pistons with an apparent knee injury and did not return.