Surveys show that more than 70% of Wisconsin residents are concerned about climate change. Robert Craig of Citizens Action Wisconsin discusses the political inaction on the issue.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy appears with House Republican leadership at a news conference in June at the U.S. Capitol. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption caption toggle Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy appears with House Republican leadership at a news conference in June at the U.S. Capitol. Saul … Read more
A few short weeks ago, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., faced a growing sense in Washington, D.C., that major legislative movement was blocked. Now Casey is celebrating the passage of some long-standing policy priorities after a whirlwind of policy advances that left even the senators themselves a little surprised. “I think the word is ‘shocked,’” Casey … Read more
Describing higher education programs as “overwhelmed by ideology,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he wants to expand a new law allowing military veterans to become classroom teachers to include retired first responders such as police officers, firefighters and emergency teams. “We believe that people who have served our communities have an awful lot to offer,” … Read more
Three of Pennsylvania’s top four Republican legislative leaders were not among the lawmakers who received subpoenas from federal investigators this week, according to their aides. Spokesmen for House Speaker Brian Cutler, R-Lancaster County, House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, R-Centre County, and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland County, all said their bosses did not have … Read more