As a bill that would provide money for schools to hire armed security personnel makes its way through the Legislature, some worry that the primary effect would not be student safety.
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Seven Dane County projects that will encourage development of housing for low-income individuals and families received millions in state tax credits this week.The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, which awarded a total of $13.4 million to projects across the state, announced Tuesday that it will give $3.4 million in low-income housing tax credits for these projects.
As opponents mount legal challenge, Democrats see special elections as opportunity to build momentum
An anti-gerrymandering group led by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is suing Gov. Scott Walker for deciding against calling special elections to fill two vacant legislative seats.
Walker moves to stabilize Affordable Care Act as Republican AG Schimel seeks to repeal the entire law
Gov. Scott Walker signed into law a bill that would stabilize the health insurance markets created under the Affordable Care Act, just as Attorney General Brad Schimel sues to repeal the 2010 health bill.
After more charges have been filed in the 2016 homicide of a Milwaukee prison inmate, State Sen. Lena Taylor has called for more oversight and resources for the treatment of people incarcerated by the state.
Legislators are arguing over a controversial bill allowing any individual with a concealed carry permit to bring guns into private schools, with some lawmakers arguing it could bring more violence to schools, while other say the bill would help reduce the risk of school shootings in the state.
To the dismay of Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, D-Milwaukee, a bill that would grant undocumented Wisconsin residents the opportunity to receive in-state tuition at UW System institutions once again failed to pass, according to a recent press release.The 2017-’18 cost of out-of-state tuition at UW-Madison was $34,783, compared to $10,533 for in-state students.
In the last day of session activity this year, Assembly Republicans hurried to check off a series of top priorities on their legislative agenda.
The State Assembly unanimously passed a series of anti-crime and prison restructuring bills Wednesday but this overwhelming support for the legislation, however is not felt as strongly in the state Senate.
The opioid crisis across the United States is no secret. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 42,000 people died of opioid overdoses in 2016.Many counties around the country, as well as over two-thirds of those in Wisconsin, have taken legal action in an attempt to mediate this issue.
Concern erupted nationwide last year, after the release of a Centers for Disease Control report indicated that, for the first time in over five decades, Americans were starting to die sooner.But the document, which made national news, showed a mere 0.1 year decline in average age of death.
The Menominee River winds southeast from Iron Mountain, MI, through densely forested ridgeland all the way to Marinette, where it empties into Lake Michigan’s Green Bay.
Milwaukee Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet will meet Sauk County Circuit Court Judge Michael Screnock in the April general election, after Madison attorney Tim Burns fell short in Tuesday's non-partisan primary.
Two men were arrested Monday night for knife-related weapons violations, with one of those events occurring on State Street.
As state legislators clash over how to ensure student safety from gun violence, Rep. Jesse Kremer has introduced a bill to allow guns into private schools.
Voters will trudge through the rain tomorrow to cast their ballots to fill a newly vacant seat on the state Supreme Court. In an off-year election without much publicity, The Daily Cardinal is here to help students figure out how they can cast their ballot.
As the nation grieves for the victims of another deadly school shooting, state lawmakers around the country are taking a step back and examining their own legislative safeguards against similar tragedies.
In a special session called by Gov. Scott Walker, the state Assembly passed a series of reforms to the state’s welfare system, adding work requirements, drug testing, and asset value limitations to various social programs.
Public employees in Wisconsin could face an uphill climb when seeking abortion services under a new bill advanced by state Republicans this week.
Wisconsinites who have consumed marijuana in the past few months may have an easier time obtaining jobs under a bill sponsored by a Democratic lawmaker.