Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Patrick Marley

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Madison, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Patrick:

Deputy prison warden fired over Facebook posts tries to get his job back

His attorney said there was no evidence Richard "Sam" Schneiter had posted the memes during work or mistreated anyone based on race or religion. → Read More

Scott Fitzgerald says he is not troubled by Trump commuting Blagojevich's sentence

The GOP congressional candidate said the commutation at first "didn't make much sense" but he understood it better after hearing Trump's explanation → Read More

GOP tax cut appears to be headed to an Evers veto

Republican state senators approved a $250 million income tax cut Thursday, sending it to the Assembly and lining up a likely veto. → Read More

Wisconsin Senate to cut taxes, lock up more offenders and set rules for police cameras

The proposed income tax cut is aimed at the middle class and would bring down taxes by $106 per person on average. → Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court race will pit Daniel Kelly against Jill Karofsky

State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly will face Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky in the April election for a 10-year term on Wisconsin's high court. → Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court primary will narrow field to two

Voters will pare the field of state Supreme Court candidates from three to two Tuesday in a primary that will kick off a campaign sprint to determine the makeup of Wisconsin's highest court. → Read More

Republicans unveil plan to reduce debt and cut income and business taxes

The GOP plan does not include money for schools sought by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. That means it could face a veto. → Read More

Republicans try to advance 'personhood amendment' that Democrats say will limit contraception

A group of Republicans are seeking to change the state constitution to prevent courts from keeping abortion legal, but Democrats contend the measure could outlaw some forms of birth control. → Read More

Fearing mass confusion, Wisconsin election officials back off on sending two absentee ballots to 81,000 voters

Wisconsin election officials say the new approach may violate state law but is preferable to widespread confusion. → Read More

Under GOP plan with an uncertain future, Wisconsin farmers would get up to $7,500 in tax relief

Assembly Republicans acknowledged they did not know how much their plan it would cost or whether Senate Republicans would support it. → Read More

Justice Daniel Kelly raises nearly three times as much as his best-funded election opponent

Kelly, a conservative who has been on the court since 2016, raised more than $187,000 from Jan. 1 to Feb. 3, according to a report his campaign released Monday. → Read More

Marsy's Law question that strengthens the rights of crime victims will remain on April 7 ballot

Voters will have their say on whether the state constitution should be amended to provide crime victims more rights, a Dane County judge ruled Friday. → Read More

Democratic group behind failed Iowa caucus app also funds Wisconsin website

The company behind the problem-plagued Iowa caucus app was funded by a liberal group that recently launched websites in Wisconsin and other states. → Read More

Wisconsin Republicans ready to pass crime bills but won't fund new prison

Republicans who control the Legislature also plan to cut taxes before the legislative session ends next month. → Read More

Evers, Barnes say Black History Month should be used to fight voter suppression

The Democratic pair stressed the need to protect voting rights, ensure this year's census is conducted accurately and redraw legislative and congressional districts in a way they consider fair. → Read More

Sexual assault legislation may falter as Republicans head in different directions

Assembly Republicans are embracing a new plan to make sure sexual assault evidence is processed, but they run the risk of not getting anything done on the issue. → Read More

Some Wisconsin Republicans want to crack down on crime, but their plans would cost millions of dollars

The state Assembly is considering a suite of bills aimed at cracking down on crime that could hasten the need to spend millions of dollars on new prisons. → Read More

Congressman Bryan Steil puts $1 million in bank for reelection bid

Three Democrats have announced plans to challenge Steil — attorney Angela Cunningham, attorney Josh Pade and national security specialist Roger Polack. → Read More

Evers says Pence should be challenged on dairy crisis during his visit to Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers took a jab Monday at Vice President Mike Pence, saying people should challenge Pence when he visits the state on his views on preserving small dairy farms. → Read More

Lobbyists and lawmakers barred from sitting on Gov. Evers' redistricting commission

Evers said the current electoral maps are so pro-Republican that lawmakers feel they can ignore issues that polls have shown to be overwhelmingly popular. → Read More