Articles by Shawn Johnson

Wisconsin environmental regulators announced in August 2018 that they will take new steps to track and try to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease among the state's deer population.
Wisconsin enacted new rules for hunters and deer farms to halt the spread of chronic wasting disease. George Meyer, former Department of Natural Resources secretary and Wisconsin Wildlife Federation executive director, discusses these changes.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission is only required to perform post-election audits on 100 randomly-selected units out of 3,600. Rock County Clerk Lisa Tollefson believes the multiple layers of security and training required is enough to be confident the equipment and the system are working.
Wisconsin's latest battle over landlord-tenant relations has crucial implications for people enduring abusive relationships.
Gov. Scott Walker signed changes to Wisconsin landlord-tenant laws. Ron Hegwood of the Apartment Association of Southeast Wisconsin and Aaron Romens of the Tenant Resource Center weigh in on these new policies.
Chris Borland, a former Wisconsin Badger and NFL player, hung up his jersey over concerns that continuing to play football would lead to serious brain damage. He now advocates for keeping athletes safe and to "proceed with caution" in sports.
Wisconsin's private sector job growth ranked 33rd in the country in 2016, according to detailed numbers released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data provides the most thorough picture yet of job creation since Gov. Scott Walker took office in 2011.
The evolution of Wisconsin's voter ID law from 2011 until today is vastly complicated: a series of court challenges, appeals, decisions implemented and decisions halted or postponed.