Contributions by Frederica Freyberg

Wisconsin's response to a request from the Trump administration on voter data was less colorful than that of some other states.More
Years of misconduct and mismanagement are forcing Wisconsin to make some concrete decisions about how juvenile inmates are treated.More
While differences between rural and urban parts of the U.S. may be vast in many places, drawing those geographic distinctions is not always simple.More
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.More
The opioid crisis is hitting rural and suburban areas hard, but that doesn't mean people in Wisconsin's largest city have been spared.More
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.More
The number of deer ticks and other species can vary each year, and weather conditions can play an important role in day-to-day exposure risks, but the state remains a hotspot for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.More
The potential cutting of a state-level property tax would change the way Wisconsin pays to maintain forests.More
As Milwaukee grapples with increasing violence — against a national backdrop in which violent crime has steadily decreased since the early 1990s — there's no avoiding the multi-generational impacts of poverty and racial disparities in the city.More
Toxicology labs like the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene are working to keep up with these unfamiliar opioids so law enforcement and health officials can better understand their impact and prevent their spread.More