Author Archives: Eric Stone

Governor Expects To Fight Law Limiting His Powers Before State Supreme Court

Governor Expects To Fight Law Limiting His Powers Before State Supreme Court

Governor Tony Evers expects to find himself fighting a Republican proposal to limit his powers before the Wisconsin Supreme Court eventually.  Lawmakers want to rewrite the state constitution to keep a governor from using his line-item veto power to increase spending.  Evers added 65-million dollars to K-through-12 education in the current budget.  Republicans plan to…Read more »

Governor Declares State Of Emergency After Weekend Storm Damage

Governor Declares State Of Emergency After Weekend Storm Damage

Governor Tony Evers has declared a state of emergency after a strong line of thunderstorms left a trail of damage across Wisconsin.  More than 33-thousand people were without power at one point Saturday and the high winds knocked down trees and several barns.  The Wisconsin National Guard is cleared by the declaration to help local…Read more »

Democratic Candidates To Participate At Town Hall Meeting In Milwaukee

Democratic Candidates To Participate At Town Hall Meeting In Milwaukee

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke and Julian Castro are participating in a town hall in Milwaukee sponsored by the Hispanic civil rights organization LULAC. Each candidate will be onstage for 20 minutes Thursday evening. The candidates’ appearance early in the campaign cycle highlights Wisconsin as a key toss-up state that Democrats…Read more »

5 Democratic Candidates Visit Milwaukee This Week

5 Democratic Candidates Visit Milwaukee This Week

Five Democratic presidential candidates bring their campaigns to Milwaukee later this week.  Julian Castro, Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will take part in a town hall meeting Thursday night at the Wisconsin Center.  The League of United Latin American Citizens is holding its national convention.  Marianne Williamson will speak to the same group…Read more »

Janesville Officers Looking For A Suspect Who Fired Shots On July 4

Janesville Officers Looking For A Suspect Who Fired Shots On July 4

(Source: Janesville Police Dept.) Officers from the Janesville Police Department responded to a disturbance at 507 S. Academy Street. The disturbance was based on a parking dispute. When officers arrived on scene the suspect causing the disturbance had left. As soon as the officers left they were called back as the suspect returned. The officers…Read more »