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Ballot drop boxes cause for lawsuits in Racine, Kenosha

RACINE AND KENOSHA – The Cities of Racine and Kenosha are among five Wisconsin cities sued this week by a conservative law firm over the use of absentee ballot drop boxes. The Thomas More Society of Chicago, on behalf of individual residents from Racine, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison and Kenosha, filed separate lawsuits on Wednesday […]

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Spanish speakers came to Wisconsin before it was a state. Here’s how they’ve shaped the economy, labor laws, and found the American dream.

by Ariel Perez / Green Bay Press-Gazette, WisconsinWatch.orgMarch 30, 2022 This piece was produced for the NEW News Lab, a local news collaboration in Northeast Wisconsin. Microsoft is providing financial support to the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region for this initiative. When Carlos Muñoz arrived in the United States in 1973, […]

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The census pushed people into strict racial categories for 200 years. A new approach reveals Wisconsin’s racial complexity and diversity.

by Natalie Eilbert / Green Bay Press-Gazette, WisconsinWatch.orgMarch 30, 2022 This piece was produced for the NEW News Lab, a local news collaboration in Northeast Wisconsin. Microsoft is providing financial support to the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region for this initiative. When she attended East High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin, […]