Retiring Sen. Herb Kohl recently took to the Senate floor to give his farewell address. Kohl took office in 1989 for his first of four terms. The 77-year-old is stepping down after his current term is up Jan. 2. He will be replaced by fellow Democrat Tammy Baldwin.
Wisconsin’s 101st legislative session doesn’t begin until January 7, but committee assignments provide a glimpse at what legislators may view as priorities.
The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) has released its annual Judicial Hellholes® report, and once again Wisconsin received good news from the report’s “Points of Light” section.
The 2012 election season may be over, but wait there’s more! In early 2013 Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack will be up for reelection for a 10-year term on the Court.
Now that the election is over, news outlets seem to cover nothing but the royal baby and the fiscal cliff. While news about Will & Kate’s future offspring is easy to grasp, information on the fiscal cliff is more complex and deserves a more in-depth explanation than it has gotten.