There is no doubt that driving while drunk can be dangerous. Here in Wisconsin, however, individuals facing their first drunk driving charges have generally been granted a second chance to drive responsibly before being charged with a crime. For some it is an opportunity to learn from a bad mistake that will never be repeated.
The Wisconsin legislature is back in session and a host of proposed bills are moving through the state's various committees. While the drafters of these prospective laws undoubtedly believe that the bills' passages would improve life for people living in the state, some of the possible new laws would drastically change how certain alcohol-related charges are penalized.
As fall approaches and the leaves turn from green to red and brown, the air in many college towns will fill with the smells of tailgating and barbeques on football Saturdays. Madison, Wisconsin, is no exception as the hometown Badgers hope to improve on last year's season and work toward Big Ten and national championships. Along with all of the great food served during the games, many people also indulge in beer and other alcoholic beverages.
When money is scarce, people across Wisconsin look for ways to save some cash. One way that people spend less money and save more is by eating their meals at home. In addition to spending more time at the kitchen table they also spend less time at the bar and buying alcohol from vendors.