Posted on 18 February 2013 in Sidebar
Since 1986, at least 297 personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuits have been filed against Wisconsin nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, according to an analysis by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
Posted on 17 February 2013 in Sidebar
A FRAIL SYSTEM
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Families’ abilities to hold potentially negligent nursing facilities accountable have been diminished by a recent change in state law that bars records of abuse and neglect from use in the courts, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has found. The Center’s investigation also shows that some long-term care facilities are failing [...]
Posted on 30 January 2013 in WisWatch Blog
The New York-based Remapping Debate has published a data visualization saying “states enacted more restrictions on abortion in 2011 and 2012 than in any other years since Roe was decided four decades ago.”
Posted on 04 December 2012 in Latest, Money & Politics
The Republicans were able to keep a 5-3 lead in the U.S. House of Representatives, reclaim control of the state Senate by a margin of 18 to 15 seats, and secure a commanding 60-39 advantage in the state Assembly, despite getting fewer votes.
Posted on 09 October 2012 in Economy, Government, Immigration
In this three-part series, the Center’s Lukas Keapproth and Mario Koran explore how three Wisconsin counties are coping with their population changes — and potential statewide solutions to rural population loss.
Posted on 20 May 2012 in Government, Latest, Money & Politics
You don’t have to be a campaign donor or corporate executive to get an audience with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But it doesn’t hurt. The third installment in a three-part series.
Posted on 16 May 2012 in Government, Latest, Money & Politics
Walker’s official calendars from his first 13 months in office chronicle these and scores more hours he spent building credentials with conservatives in Wisconsin and across the nation. The second installment in a three-part series.
Posted on 06 February 2012 in Latest, Money & Politics, Money & Politics Column
Compared to Texas, New York and California, where super PACs raised upwards of $10 million, the few Wisconsin donors contributed a whole lot less in 2011. Search our database of $93 million worth of itemized contributions from across the nation.