Wisconsin fell short from national trends and its closest Midwest neighbors when it came to electing more women to office in 2018. Hayley Sperling of WisContext discusses what contributed to the state's low numbers.
A analysis released in January 2019 shows more than 40 percent of private wells in southwestern Wisconsin failed to meet drinking water standards. Meanwhile, rules implemented in the summer of 2018 attempt to curb groundwater contamination in other parts of the state.
Plans for the Foxconn development in Mount Pleasant to fill wetlands is raising concerns about the risk of floods along the Des Plaines River in Illinois. Scott Gordon of WisContext discusses what communities downstream from the factory site.
Direct primary care is delivering routine medical services to patients in the form of a monthly subscription, which proponents says saves money and offers better care. But some are concerned that the model lacks regulation.
Franco Ferreyra overstayed his entry into the United States when his 90 days were up under the visa waiver program. That was in 2001. Now he awaits deportation in an ICE detention facility in Dodge County.
The state of Wisconsin's efforts to attract and retain a younger workforce are coinciding with a growing public reckoning in Madison and surrounding Dane County with the fact that many of its minority residents don't necessarily experience the city as welcoming or inclusiveMore
Following in the wake of concierge medicine is a model known as direct primary care, which is based on the idea that a more personal approach that's broadly affordable can alleviate several major choke points in the American healthcare system writ large.More
It's a time of profound change for Wisconsin's population — where it's concentrated, where it's moving, which age groups and racial and ethnic origins it reflects, and what kinds of lives all residents are seeking to live.More