Henry Redman covers Wisconsin’s towns and rural areas. He previously covered crime and courts at the Daily Jefferson County Union. A lifelong Midwesterner, he was born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in journalism in May 2019.
U.S. Supreme Court denies right-wing group’s attempt to strike down student debt forgiveness
By: Henry Redman - October 20, 2022
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied an application by the right-wing Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) to have the court strike down President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive some student loans. WILL’s lawsuit, on behalf of the Brown County Taxpayers’ Association (BCTA), argued that because the group pays federal taxes it […]
Culture war battles in local school boards aren’t slowing down
By: Henry Redman - March 29, 2022
Local school board races have been injected with partisan money and party campaign infrastructure. The races, which have historically focused on more local concerns, are now debates on hot-button national political issues.
Likely death of anti-trans kids bill doesn’t make it less harmful, advocates say
By: Henry Redman - March 4, 2022
The executive director of LGBTQ advocacy organization says that even without the legislation becoming law, the mere presence of a debate over the lives of some of the most vulnerable children is having a negative effect on mental health.
List maintenance or voter purges: How the practice of maintaining voter lists became so polarized
By: Henry Redman - October 8, 2020
In the last decade, millions of registered voters across the country have been removed from voter rolls. In 2019, Ohio removed more than 460,000 voter registration files from its list. Georgia removed 313,000 people from its rolls in October 2019 alone, and in Michigan, from 2011 to 2018, 1.2 million voters were removed from voter […]