While Milwaukee leaders pressure Madison to pass new gun laws, records show the Milwaukee DA’s office doesn’t back police with current laws.
While the mainstream media and Wisconsin Dems parade ridiculous budget numbers around, Media Trackers outlines where Wisconsin’s budget really stands.
A Native American tribe in northern Wisconsin has gotten yet another extension from the Environmental Protection Agency on its deadline to comply with the Clean Water Act.
The Madison Police Department boasts about its new MRAP, but department data shows a lot of crimes go unsolved despite the fancy armored truck.
While the groups agree they want a higher minimum wage, just what that wage should be was not something they agreed on.
Contrary to a leftwing report, a Media Trackers review of FBI-crime statistics shows that there is no connection between strict gun laws and less gun crime.
From 1993 to 2013 the federal government has given Wisconsin over $210 million from the highway trust fund for bike paths, walking trails and archeological research. According to 2012 estimates by the DOT, that’s almost enough money to fix every structurally deficient bridge in the state.
But facts about voter turnout in states with voter ID disprove justice’s theory.
$22.5 million in federal highway trust fund money pays for 905 bike parking spots, 25 bike racks, 9.6 miles of paths, and bike lanes in Sheboygan.
While Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Police Chief Ed Flynn attack the legislature for Milwaukee’s crime problem, Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald uses Media Trackers numbers to show Milwaukee’s criminal justice system is more likely the cause.