Category: Local & State

Lincoln Hills prison to be closed in 2021

The history of infamous Lincoln Hills prison is coming to an end with legislation to close it signed by governor Scott Walker. But it will still serve it’s purpose...

Conversion therapy banned in Milwaukee

Common Council of Milwaukee has approved a ban on conversion therapy, a practice of changing child’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The Council voted 12...

Wisconsin needs to reduce alcohol consumption

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published new data on the binge drinking and overall alcohol consumption. It shows that Wisconsin is one of the most...

School Safety Plan approved by the Assembly

Governor’s plan to bring more security to the schools of Wisconsin was approved by the vast majority of the Assembly. It was voted 78 pro and 8 contra at Thursday....

Wisconsin sets another record of employment

The state Department of Workforce Development has published the unemployment data for February 2018. Released data show further decline in unemployment. It managed to...

Wisconsin to spend $6.8 million more on promoting itself to the Millenials

Wisconsin’s population is aging. This trend can’t be broken with internal measures alone. The influx of new people is vital for the economic prosperity of...

Gov. Scott Walker unveils school safety plan for Wisconsin

Governor Walker announced his vision of school safety plan. This plan is meant to prevent disastrous events like there happened in Florida, where armed former student,...

Democrats introduce gun safety bills — without guns being mentioned

In the wake of Stoneman Douglas school shooting democrats of Wisconsin have introduced a bill which contains a package of measures intended to provide school and public...

Wisconsin unemployment at record low

The state’s unemployment rate in January 2018 is at record low 3,1%, state Department of Workforce Development reported. It was 1999 when the unemployment was at 3%....

Bee population nearly halved during this winter

This winter was especially unfortunate for bees and beekeepers. The population of domesticated honey bees is nearly halved as a result of infestation of hives with...