A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge related to his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol last January.
Dozens of people ignoring coronavirus protocols filled a state Capitol room for a hearing on legislation to limit the government's response to public health emergencies.
More than 40 protesters arrested by Capitol Police during a crackdown on a daily sing-along conducted without permits have pleaded not guilty, and 33 have requested jury trials.
Groups of up to 20 people can gather in the state Capitol without a permit, a federal judge ruled, striking down portions of the current policy requiring permits for all activities as an unconstitutional infringement on free speech rights.
The state of Wisconsin has paid a Capitol protester $19,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from a 2011 altercation in which a state employee stabbed himself when popping her red heart-shaped balloon.
Wisconsin state officials said Monday they may consider legal action against a cleaning company blamed for damaging marble floors in the Capitol last year.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A woman is claiming a state Capitol worker violated her constitutional rights by popping a balloon and allegedly slamming her against a door. Leslie Peterson, of Madison, filed a lawsuit seeking unspecified compensatory and punitive damages from Ronald Blair, an assistant director in the Division of State Facilities. The 56-year-old Blair […]
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a state Capitol worker with disorderly conduct with a dangerous weapon for using a knife to pop a protester’s balloon and then slamming her into a bathroom door. Ron Blair, the state Department of Administration’s assistant facilities director, could face up to nine […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An altercation involving a pro-union demonstrator resulted in an arrest and citations at the state Capitol. State officials say two men draped a “Don’t Tread on Me” flag over the heads of some pro-union demonstrators participating in a sing-a-long in the Capitol rotunda Tuesday. One of the singers grabbed the flag […]
Minutes after starting the Senate’s budget hearing, members broke into recess after a group of shouting protesters halted any chance for debate. State troopers arrested more than a half-dozen protesters, a few of whom had locked themselves to portions of the gallery without a key. Members of the Senate tried to push through the protests […]
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