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What voter turnout in Wisconsin and beyond means about elections 

The way we talk about political participation leaves out many Americans, including nearly 3.3 million convicted of felonies or serving felony sentences.

by Aaron Mendelson Center for Public Integrity, Wisconsin Watch The voter turnout in 2020 was a stunning 67%, according to one source. Another had it at 94%. A third fixed 2020 voter turnout at 63%. All three are correct —…

What should I do about PFAS in my water?

A consumer guide for dealing with harmful PFAS being detected nationwide, including Wisconsin.

If you’ve been hearing more about PFAS in Wisconsin waters, it’s because testing is increasingly detecting those harmful chemicals. As of Nov. 18, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources was monitoring PFAS contamination at 91 sites from French Island in the west to Peshtigo in the east.

Thousands of eligible Wisconsin voters face ballot barriers in jail

While many incarcerated people retain the constitutional right to vote, Wisconsin counties can do more to ensure that right can be exercised.

While many incarcerated people retain the constitutional right to vote, Wisconsin counties can do more to ensure that right can be exercised.