U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and other senators called Tuesday for the legislation to include funding for the growing opioid crisis, while Congress attempts to avoid a government shutdown.A type of appropriation legislation, called a continuing resolution, is being negotiated in Congress to avoid a shutdown.Unless Congress proposes a new spending bill and President Donald Trump signs it into a law, the federal government’s funding will run out Friday at midnight. Issues over many aspects of the legislation have been debated, including Trump’s contentious promise to establish a border wall with Mexico.Members of both parties in Congress are to agree on a new spending bill.
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To save state money and generate an estimated $60 million in revenue to successfully fulfill his K-12 funding plan, Gov.
Following Canada's recent trade policy that hurts sales of American milk, Gov. Scott Walker spoke with President Donald Trump Tuesday about how to address the financial threats Wisconsin farmers face.Through the new policy, Canada has incentivized its domestic dairy industry to use Canadian products by significantly lowering the cost of ultrafiltered milk to outprice that of U.S.
In the midst of a legislative fight over allowing people to carry concealed guns without a permit, Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Monday that makes concealed carry permits good for five years.
A potential shortfall in the state’s transportation fund threatens to create tension in the party ranks as Republican state lawmakers debate the logistics of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget priorities.
A key UW-related budget proposal may be in danger, as several Republican lawmakers have voiced opposition to Gov. Scott Walker’s five percent tuition cut proposal for the state’s public universities.
A man reportedly fired a gun into the air multiple times outside of a State Street bar early Thursday morning.James Slattery, of Fitchburg, was taken into custody on tentative charges of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon and carrying a handgun where alcohol may be served, Madison Police Department Lt.
Congressional leaders, including U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., focused on addressing the political, economic and cultural concerns facing Wisconsin amid a changing economy during a discussion at Memorial Union Thursday.The panel met to talk about issues ranging from declining union membership, stagnant wages and job loss to racial disparity and public school funding.The panel included U.S. Reps. Pocan, Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif., and Donald Norcross, D-N.J., as well as education, labor and policy professionals from around the country.
With over 5,000 residents throughout Wisconsin having an unstable living arrangement every night, a committee in the Legislature considered a series of bills that address homelessness in a hearing Tuesday.The Assembly Committee on Public Benefit Reform discussed a package of Republican bills introduced last week that were initially criticized by Democrats as being a “cosmetic solution” that would not provide any real improvements for families currently living on the streets.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order while visiting Wisconsin Tuesday to aid American workers by limiting the number of highly skilled foreign workers that technology companies can hire.Trump signed the directive at Snap-on Inc., a large tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wis., where he gave a speech highlighting the importance of manufacturing.
The next time you get a notification that your food order arrived, a robot could be waiting at your door.
A Greek tragedy with a contemporary spin to it came to life earlier this month when Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, was whisked away from a State Street gyro shack by a downtown resident who had no recollection of the incident the next day.
Researchers must make sure their work is relevant and accessible to lawmakers, according to a panel of policy experts and politicians hosted on campus Monday.
Amid a Democratic push to legalize medical marijuana, Wisconsin took what could be seen as a small step in that direction, as Gov. Scott Walker signed a related bill into law Monday.
A full transcript of The Daily Cardinal's interview with UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
The Daily Cardinal sat down with Chancellor Rebecca Blank, here are the highlights:
Men's tennis: Wisconsin Badgers look to pick up two Big Ten victories on the road, take on No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes Sunday
This weekend the Wisconsin Badgers will continue their Big Ten road trip against Penn State Friday and No. 2 Ohio State Sunday.Wisconsin is coming off of a bittersweet weekend, in which they swept Michigan State, only to reverse roles the next day and get swept by No. 14 Michigan 4-0.
Democratic state legislators held a public listening event on campus Thursday to air their concerns over Gov.
While home on congressional recess, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., held a town hall Thursday in Dejope Hall to answer questions from students and community members alike.
With immigration policy being one of the cruxes of the Trump administration, six UW-Madison economic professors penned a letter along with professors nationwide to President Donald Trump, detailing the economic benefits of immigration.Of the 1,470 professors to sign the bipartisan letter, six are from UW-Madison, and an additional 10 are from other Wisconsin schools.The letter addressed concerns over the Trump administration’s isolationist immigration policy and outlined positive gains derived from immigration.