Evers demands action on Wisconsin’s drinking water crisis


Democratic candidate for Governor Tony Evers today announced a new digital video highlighting Wisconsin’s growing drinking water crisis in addition to releasing a series of policies proposed to keep Wisconsin’s kids safe from lead. > Urban Milwaukee

Evers wants special session on school safety


Department of Public Instruction Superintendent and Democratic candidate for Governor Tony Evers has sent a letter to Gov. Scott Walker and legislative leaders asking for a special legislative session to adopt a comprehensive school safety agenda. > WXPR Public Radio Rhinelander

Governor candidates make blunt appeal to marijuana advocates


Two Democratic candidates for governor spoke recently to a Milwaukee area group that favors legalizing marijuana for any purpose, but several of the nine serious candidates hoping to challenge Gov. Walker in November have stated positions on marijuana and pot-related offenses. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Here’s where the top Democratic candidates for governor stand on gun control


The Wisconsin State Journal asked the top nine Democrats running for governor for their ideas on how to address gun violence and school safety. Here’s what each proposed.

Tony Evers asks Scott Walker to send millions to schools to improve safety


State schools superintendent Tony Evers called on Gov. Scott Walker to send more than $50 million to school districts to improve security — including hiring security guards and school counselors, and providing training to prevent school violence. Evers is one of the Democratic candidates running for governor. > Wisconsin State Journal

Democratic governor hopefuls talk guns


The nine Democratic Wisconsin governor candidates attending Saturday’s candidate forum in Eau Claire discussed issues ranging from the state’s controversial deal with Foxconn to farm prices to health care, but references to gun control prompted especially emotional responses from the audience. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Walker challengers slam Foxconn deal in Dells appearance


A business group invited four of the 14 declared Democrats seeking to unseat Gov. Scott Walker in the fall to speak at their winter conference in Lake Delton, and all four were heavily critical of incentives offered to bring a Foxconn manufacturing facility to the state. > Wisconsin Dells Events