Posted inGovernment

Democrats in Legislature re-launch ‘Economic Justice Bill of Rights’

by Erik Gunn, Wisconsin ExaminerMarch 22, 2022 This story also appeared in Wisconsin Examiner Lawmakers and community activists joined forces Monday to re-energize a year-old campaign for broader economic justice, access and equality in Wisconsin. “True freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence,” said Rep. Kristina Shelton (D-Green Bay) at a  news conference in […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news, Politics

Local voters submit election complaint alleging Racine Mayor violated the Constitution

RACINE – Thursday, a group of five Racine voters announced the filing of a formal complaint alleging that Racine Mayor Cory Mason was behind an election administration plan last year that violated the U.S. Constitution. The 28-page complaint is against Mason, Racine City Clerk Tara Coolidge, and Wisconsin Elections Commissioner Meagan Wolfe. Those bringing the […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

UW-Parkside Mourns the Loss of Founding Faculty Member Dr. John Buenker

For John D. Buenker, University of Wisconsin-Parkside history professor emeritus, a courageous battle with cancer came to a close Saturday, April 4. Now, his lifelong passion for history lives on in hundreds of award-winning and nationally recognized publications. Dr. Buenker was 82. In 1990, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) named […]

Posted inElections, Politics

Steve Smetana 3rd District County Board Supervisor

Email address*: Answer: First name*: Answer: Steve  Last name*: Answer:  Smetana Age: Answer: 56 Address: Answer: 426 Romayne ave How long have you lived in the community: Answer: Life long resident. What position are you running for?*: Answer: Racine County Supervisor District 3 Have you ever held an elected office position before?* Yes or No Answer: […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Government, Local news

Evers Issues Facial Coverings Order Effective Saturday

MADISON — Declaring a public health emergency, Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday issued an emergency order requiring individuals statewide to wear facial coverings when indoors and not in a private residence. The order takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 1) and expires on Sept. 28. “While our local health departments have been doing a heck of […]

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Steil to Hold Listening Sessions

Bryan Steil will hold three listening sessions in the First District on Friday, May 24th. The listening sessions are free and open to the people of Wisconsin’s First Congressional District. Constituents are encouraged to attend to discuss issues pending in Congress or to request assistance dealing with federal agencies.  Individuals needing additional assistance or special […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Kenosha Lens, Kenosha Police and Fire, Police and fire

City Attorney recommends $50K for injury inflicted on Kenosha officer

After an incident took place last year between a Racine Police officer recruit and a Kenosha officer, there has been a recommendation to approve a payment of $50,000 to the City of Kenosha, according to a story in the Journal Times. The City Attorney’s Office issued a statement indicating that the incident occurred March 13, […]

Posted inCommunity, Public Notices

Public Notice on WE Energies’ Oak Creek Plant (Effective October 2019)

STATE OF WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NOTICE OF FINAL DETERMINATION TO REISSUE A WISCONSIN POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (WPDES) PERMIT No. WI-0000914-08-0 Permittee: Wisconsin Electric Power Co Oak Cr Plnt Elm R, 11060 S. Chicago Road, Oak Creek, WI, 53201 Facility Where Discharge Occurs: Wisconsin Electric Power Co Oak Cr Plnt Elm , 11060 […]