People / Policy

Wetlands make up a part of the landscape in every Wisconsin county.
Rowdy leisure activities gave late 19th century workers in the Fox Valley a social sphere in which to share ideas about labor organizing and economic justice.
Few people outside the world of government agencies and refugee-resettlement non-profits note that Burma accounts for Wisconsin's largest incoming refugee group. This community rarely takes the spotlight in political discussions or media coverage of refugees in the state.
Few people would consider Wisconsin an ethnically diverse state, unless they're considering various strains of European ancestry. That is factually correct, but Wisconsin has seen many waves of change over the years.
Data about substance abuse is plentiful. The difficult part is pulling together all that information, analyzing it, and identifying the patterns.
Although Wisconsin technically has non-partisan elections, partisanship has been on full display in recent state Supreme Court races.
The crisis in Syria has put new focus on refugees in the United States. But when it comes to where people who flee conflict and persecution around the world have resettled in the U.S., Wisconsin lands about in the middle of the pack.
An audio-based software system that helps police departments detect outdoor gunshots remains a mystery in many ways.
When Wisconsin's legislature crafts the state budget every two years, it relies in part on state income tax payments from about 2.5 million households.
Five pipelines carry fossil fuels across the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians reservation in Ashland and Iron counties. While four transport natural gas, another carries crude oil.