Articles by Frederica Freyberg

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay political science professor Aaron Weinschenk delves into how state Supreme Court races have become more partisan.
UW-Madison journalism professor Michael Wagner discusses a new article he co-authored that looks at Wisconsin's media diet and partisan leanings. He said that as the U.S. becomes more polarized, fewer people are inclined to split their ticket when voting.
With an ongoing teacher shortage in Wisconsin, Unified School District of Antigo Superintendent Julie Sprague discusses the challenges faced in that district.
One important issue contributing to and compounding 53206 residents' woes is a lack of transportation options from the urban center to the suburbs, where the Milwaukee metro area's job growth has been centered for decades.
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Spring flooding is a familiar frustration around Wisconsin — it's about as expected as a dangerous blizzard striking in winter.
One of Milwaukee's most impoverished ZIP codes is 53206. Marc Levine of UW-Milwaukee's Center for Economic Developments said the area feels the effects of multiple disadvantages, and while the job market is improving, many are working at poverty-level wages.
Andrew Mangham of the National Weather Service said Wisconsin could face "moderate flooding" due to a combination of the snow on the ground and early spring rains.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is at the center of controversial avian influenza research that involves making the virus potentially more dangerous for humans. Will Cushman of WisContext discusses what it would mean for this research to resume.
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, says she is "over the moon" that the Democratic National Committee chose her home city as the location for its 2020 national convention.
Gov. Tony Evers rolled out a proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin, similar to Michigan's status. David Harns works with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and breaks down how Wisconsin's neighbor licenses marijuana.