Repealing and replacing the federal healthcare program Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is the marquee political issue this summer. One of Wisconsin’s U.S. senators, Ron Johnson, became a key player in the repeal process, which has stalled for now in the Senate.
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Since the announcement Wednesday that Foxconn Technology Group, a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer, will invest $10 billion to build a plant in southeastern Wisconsin, some have expressed concerns over the high price tag and the company’s track record on following through with agreements.
Foxconn will invest $10 billion to build a new factory in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons - Ken Marshall.
State lawmakers heard testimony Tuesday on a bill which would bar UW medical students from receiving training on how to perform an abortion, a move which critics say could threaten the accreditation of some programs.The bill, sponsored by state Rep.
The map displays student representation at UW-Madison compared to each county’s share of the state population.A value of one would mean a county is proportionally represented at UW-Madison.
Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled Legislature will not pass the state’s two-year budget on time due to disputes between leaders in the Assembly and Senate over how to fund road and highway projects.The state’s current budget ran out on June 30, a date that arrived without a consensus between the two chambers.
Teen dating violence is defined by the Centers for Disease Control as “physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship.”
First-year and transfer students may receive First Amendment training during a new freshman orientation that would explain the university’s free expression policies, as part of a bill gaining traction in the state’s Legislature.
Breaking away from past reluctance toward a run for Wisconsin governor, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin has announced he might challenge Gov.
A Republican bill aimed to protect free speech by issuing penalties to students who disrupt speakers passed an Assembly committee on higher education Tuesday.
Lawmakers passed a motion to continue the UW System tuition freeze, rejecting a proposal by Gov. Scott Walker that would slash tuition by 5 percent, electing instead to use those funds for other pieces of the 2017-’19 biennial budget.
The state’s Joint Finance Committee decided Tuesday to postpone a vote on Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget for the UW System, with Republicans in a disagreement over tuition rates.
The Joint Finance Committee did not vote on Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal for the UW System because lawmakers were in disagreement over tuition rates.
To avoid losing Wisconsin’s top students to other top universities, state lawmakers and agency officials presented a bill Tuesday establishing “the largest scholarship in state history” for UW schools.The scholarship, referred to as the Wisconsin Merit Scholarship, would grant $5,000 per student based off metrics such as test scores and GPA.
In April, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., sat down for with The Daily Cardinal an hour-long interview to discuss issues surrounding the university, Wisconsin and the nation as a whole.
U.S. Reps. Paul Ryan, Jim Sensenbrenner, Glenn Grothman, Sean Duffy and Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., all voted for the American Health Care Act.
Madison police are searching for a man who reportedly pulled a knife on an employee at a State Street hookah shop Wednesday night when he was caught shoplifting.The 20-year-old female employee was not hurt.Police responded to the incident at Azara Hookah, located on the 400 block of State Street, around 9:02 p.m., Madison Police Department Sgt.
Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, introduced a bill Thursday to curb non-consensual condom removal, better known as “stealthing.”
Just one week after state Republicans introduced a bill to harshly punish students who protest and disrupt speeches or presentations, lawmakers have launched separate and potentially harsher “free speech” legislation.
A Madison lawyer and longtime Democratic donor announced Monday he will run to take a conservative justice’s seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.