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One complaint about the new Voter ID rules is that not everyone will have access to a DMV to get a free ID if they need one. One Wisconsin Now's Scott Ross says he has a solutution.
Ross has been disturbed for months now about news that a Wisconsin DMV official had discouraged state workers from volunteering information about free IDs available at their locations. He says it's bad enough that some folks can't get to DMV's let alone not have information about getting free ones.
The debate between the two candidates vying for the vacant
There will be no delay in the Trisha Stratman trial...
Stratman's attorney has filed a letter with the La Crosse County clerk of courts requesting no change in the trial schedule, or in jury selection. On Thursday, a judge denied a motion by attorney Jordan Loeb's to dismiss the homicide charge against the former sheriff's deputy. Loeb's letter says Stratman expects the jury selection to begin November 7th as planned, with a jury chosen in La Crosse County. Stratman is accused of speeding on the way to a police call last year and crashing into another car driven by teenager Brandon Jennings, who died in the collision.
There's little doubt about the extent of the confusion on Oakland streets the night Scott Olsen was struck down, apparently by a tear gas canister fired by police in riot gear
Was the flash grenade that police tossed into the small group that gathered to help Olsen, the 24 year-old Iraq War vet and Onalaska high school grad while he lay bleeding on the street. The video from which the sound comes has helped turned Olsen into an icon of sorts for the Occupy movement that's taken over public spaces since late summer. Olsen is said to be recovering from his head wound in a bay area hospital.
Convenience or part of a campaign? Governor Scott Walker denies that he's using state resources to help him fight off a recall campaign. He defends his new website that claims savings around the state thanks to the collective bargaining changes for public employees he ushered into place in the spring. It's info people have been asking for, he says