As voters in many states learn more about the ongoing practice and effects of partisan gerrymandering, a high-profile lawsuit originating in Wisconsin may have profound implications for how much a political party can do to keep itself in power.
How much do Wisconsin residents pay in state income tax, and how does the state spends that money?
There is increasing interest in understanding rural issues in the United States. Malia Jones of the UW Applied Population Laboratory discusses the variety of ways "rural" can be defined, related to the economy, land use, access to services and other factors.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on a Wisconsin case that could have major ramifications across the national political spectrum. Gill v. Whitford centers on a dispute over whether Wisconsin's Republican-drawn legislative boundaries constitute unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering.
A dog's innocent curiosity and insatiable appetite can lead to trouble, particularly in outdoor settings if they happen to chew or ingest any parts of a plant that can be dangerous.
Contrary to popular belief, Earth's oceans do not have a monopoly on tsunamis.
The opioid crisis is hitting rural and suburban areas hard, but that doesn't mean people in Wisconsin's largest city have been spared.
The tiny deer tick is an incredibly effective vector for disease. It's made Wisconsin one of North America's hotspots for Lyme disease, and is spreading several other pathogens dangerous to people.
As visitors from both neighboring states drive through Wisconsin every day, Gov. Scott Walker and Republican leadership in the state legislature remain in the middle of a budget impasse.
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President Donald Trump signed an executive order to authorize a $200 million expansion of job training and apprenticeships. Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership president Mark Kessenich discussed the role of apprenticeships in workforce development.