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Twenty Democratic lawmakers expressed concerns about a recent proposal to merge Wisconsin four-year and two-year colleges in a letter sent to UW System President Ray Cross Thursday.The primary concern centered on planning and implementation of the potential merger that took many people by surprise.“Especially concerning to us is the complete lack of collaboration and deliberation in such a far reaching proposal,” the letter said.Cross originally introduced the proposal in a press release, stating that merging Wisconsin’s two-year schools and four-year schools would boost enrollment at two-year schools.
The terms of the $3 billion Foxconn contract will not be made available to the public until after the deal is signed, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation said Tuesday.
State legislators asked a federal judge Tuesday to lift his ruling that limits the use of pepper spray at Lincoln Hills School for Boys following a violent inmate outburst earlier this week.
A bill that would aim to protect victims of domestic abuse by enforcing civil domestic violence protections issued by Canadian courts received a state Senate committee hearing Thursday.
In response to a report by a conservative radio host, a state legislator has introduced a bill Tuesday intended to protect Wisconsin teachers from physical assault from their students.State Rep.
College students in southeastern Wisconsin are already reaping the rewards of the state’s controversial mega-subsidy to the Taiwanese electronics group Foxconn.
After receiving intense — albeit predictable — backlash for referring to three GOP state Senators as “terrorists,” the top-ranking Republican in the state Assembly issued an apology Monday.“I now regret using the word terrorist because it goes against the guidelines I’ve set for our chamber, and myself,” Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Burlington, said in a statement.
Green Bay Correctional facility would close its doors under a bill that calls for selling the prison to a private company, paving the way for a new jail in Brown County.The legislation, sponsored by state Rep.
Howard D. Eskridge, a 29-year-old Madison resident, was arrested after he allegedly punched the victim multiple times in the head and stole his cell phone, according to an MPD incident report.
Student activists organized Friday in opposition to a controversial Republican bill that would prohibit UW medical students from performing abortions or receive training at medical centers that do so.The proposal would end a decade-long partnership between the university and Planned Parenthood, which provides abortion-related training and work opportunities to medical students.The state Senate heard testimony on the legislation Tuesday, months after a state Assembly committee considered a nearly identical measure.
UW-Madison joined 800 other universities Thursday in a letter calling upon key congressmen to advance legislation to protect Dreamers. The letter, compiled by the American Council on Education, urged the leaders to implement a “long-term legislative fix” that would protect Dreamers — individuals protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals act.
A state Senate committee heard public testimony Thursday on three bills that would make rioting a felony and prohibit certain actions.
To decrease the number of untested sexual assault kits in Wisconsin, then-Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen formed a team in 2012 to address the issue.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin continued Wednesday to call on the Department of Education to crack down on fraudulent student debt schemes.
Gov. Scott Walker released a video on his Twitter account Wednesday to visually promote his upcoming run for re-election. WI’s future is bright, but there is more work to be done.
A super PAC that supports former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon endorsed a GOP candidate for Wisconsin Senate Tuesday, in what is expected to be one of the most expensive races of the 2018 midterm election.
A state Assembly committee met Tuesday for a hearing on two bills that emphasize a greater focus on health-orientated consumables for food stamp recipients and standardizes the quality of nutrition that must be covered for the use of food stamps.Sponsored by Rep. Mike Rohrkaste, R-Neenah, and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, the Assembly Committee on Public Benefit Reform held a public hearing on the proposed bills. One provides a 50 percent discount towards healthy foods for FoodShare members and the other initiates a pilot program that places restrictions on certain foods deemed insufficiently nutritional by the Department of Health Services.
Industrial hemp can’t get you high, but it's still outlawed. Lawmakers think legalizing it could help farmers.
State lawmakers are circulating a proposal to legalize industrial hemp in the state. While previously outlawed, supporters say legalizing the crop could create opportunities for farmers.
Gov. Scott Walker thinks NFL players should stop their “divisive” protesting and focus on speaking out against domestic violence.