Marijuana legalization can present law enforcement challenges

As Wisconsin debates the legalization of marijuana, law enforcement officials in Michigan — Wisconsin’s first neighbor to legalize recreational use — note challenges in enforcing marijuana-related DUIs and addressing break-ins linked to homes with grow operations.
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Dem JFC members call for second virtual budget hearing after first quickly fills

Dem members of the Joint Finance Committee today asked the GOP co-chairs to add another virtual hearing after the time slots for the lone...
Budget BLOG

LFB: Property taxes would go up for median-valued home under guv’s budget, but less than current law

Under the guv’s budget, the property tax bill on the mythical median-valued home would go up $22 on December’s bill and another $63 the...

Evers announces new deal with Foxconn

Gov. Tony Evers and Foxconn execs this morning announced the state has reached a new deal with the company over its Mount Pleasant project. The...

Tom Loftus: Walter Mondale: A stalwart of good

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. Walter Mondale passed away peacefully and...

Spencer Black: A new hope on the 51st Earth Day

That first Earth Day showed that citizens, united and energized in appreciation of our environment, can truly make a difference.

Eric Marsch: Local governments make progress on marijuana law reform

While we continue to push for full legalization at the state level, and call on the Republicans who control the legislature to finally represent the will of their constituents on this issue, WI-CAN will be doing everything we can to reduce or remove penalties for marijuana possession at the local level across the state.

Evers announces new Foxconn deal

Gov. Tony Evers and Foxconn execs this morning announced the state has reached a new deal with the company over its Mount...

Crave Brothers Farm highlights manure digester ahead of Earth Day

A manure digester at Crave Brothers Farm in Waterloo produces electricity for the township and bedding for the cattle. It also reduces...

Panel: Wisconsin should seize esports industry

Proponents of esports see the competitive video gaming industry as poised for expansion in the state of Wisconsin.  “We...

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for April 16

On this week's episode of "Rewind," WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and the Capital Times' Briana Reilly discuss GOP lawmakers' move to direct AG Josh Kaul to join a lawsuit challenging the federal government's ban on states using COVID-19 aid for tax cuts. They also discuss Gov. Tony Evers' deal to preserve $70 million per month in federal food assistance, the state's pause on using Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and the state Supreme Court striking down the state's October capacity limits on indoor public gatherings.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court weighs state power to protect water from farm pollutants

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Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- The state GOP has recovered about 40 percent of the $2.3 million that hackers stole in...

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