A new report says local governments doled out $9.3 billion to tech companies in recent years. These handouts may not produce jobs, but they play well with voters.
With a Canadian company looking to mine gold, silver, and copper on ancestral lands, opponents worry about toxic water and the destruction of Menominee heritage.
Scott Walker signed legislation Monday ending a nearly 20-year ban on precious metal mining.
Randy Bryce, an ironworker with a handlebar moustache that has taken on a life of its own, is challenging Paul Ryan's seat in Wisconsin's First District.
It's the first time in over a decade the Supreme Court will issue a ruling on a case of "purely partisan gerrymanders."
As they push to abolish the estate tax, the House speaker and President Trump may be exaggerating its harm to small businesses and family farms.
Proponents of tighter reins on political money worry that a Wisconsin ruling about the governor’s recall campaign could carry seeds of another Citizens United.
Looking for answers in the research.
As Scott Walker eyes the White House, fiscal austerity gets its day in court.
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
"There’s a persistent rap that Madison simply lacks an entrepreneurial spirit, with many locals content with a laid-back life spent enjoying their neighborhoods, lakes, bike paths, and craft beers."