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Though failing to say whether he supports the bill or not, Gov. Scott Walker expressed concern over certain aspects of the recent federal health care overhaul bill Wednesday.Walker said the plan’s lack of a price tag was one of his main concerns.
Milwaukee County law enforcement officers may have the power to locally enforce new immigration orders from President Donald Trump, if their sheriff gets his way.David A.
Three Democratic lawmakers revealed a bill Wednesday that would legalize physician-assisted deaths for terminally ill patients, starting at 18-years-old.
The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would make correctional officers in juvenile prisons mandatory reporters for child abuse and neglect.The legislation was prompted by a lengthy investigation into allegations of systemic problems at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Schools, youth prisons for boys and girls, respectively, run by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
Amid uncertainty of the level of support Gov. Scott Walker has in the state Legislature for his budget proposal, state Sen.
For the Wisconsin wrestling team, the 2017 schedule has been a full course meal. The All-Star Classic and Pointer Open served as the amuse-bouche, a small appetizer used to stimulate hunger, for their upcoming season. Indeed, the Pointer Open did just that. The Badgers’ explosive start to tournament action began with five first-place titles and two runner-up honors.
A provision in Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal would cut funding for a program that helps supply Wisconsin schools with local food, a move experts and political leaders say would be detrimental to student nutrition and the area’s economy.
Republican legislators introduced a bill Friday that may result in UW System employees no longer being able to perform abortions or train others at Madison Planned Parenthood clinics.
Coaches often stress the importance of playing with a lead. Playing with a lead allows a team to skate with confidence and play more sound hockey without taking chances.
Following a first-round victory over Rutgers University, the Wisconsin Badgers were scheduled to face off against Michigan State Thursday night, a team who defeated Wisconsin at home 81-57 earlier in the season.
The state Assembly Health Committee passed the Right to Try bill Wednesday which will broaden terminally ill patients’ access to experimental drugs.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., introduced a bill in La Crosse Wednesday to funnel any profit made from federal loan programs back to Wisconsin students and families by directing those profits into federal Pell Grants.
The No. 11 seed Badgers opened up Big Ten Tournament play against the No. 14 seed Rutgers, and the two were tied 6-6 with 3:16 left in the first quarter.The game was never tied again, as the Badgers (3-13 Big Ten, 9-21 overall) went on to the win the first quarter 14-6, the first half 27-13, and ultimately the game 61-55 against the Scarlet Knights (3-12, 6-24).“We've talked a lot as a team since the game ended at Iowa on Sunday night about doing something that nobody in the program currently had done: win a first round game,” head coach Jonathan Tsipis told UWBadgers.com.Redshirt senior forward Avyanna Young led her young squad with 20 points, and also added four rebounds and three assists.While Young did pour in almost a third of her team’s points, Rutgers’ Shrita Parker did her best to keep her team afloat with 24 points in the game.
A report published Wednesday by the libertarian Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty found that charter schools in the Milwaukee area outperformed their public counterparts.The study specifically compared 2016 ACT and Forward Exam – the successor to the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam – scores and controlled for different factors in student populations such as poverty levels, race and number of non-native English speakers.“This matters for parents. It’s not about building one sector up or tearing another down,” said the author of the report, Will Flanders.
In an attempt to grab President Donald Trump’s attention, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., is attending Trump’s congressional address Tuesday accompanied by a Mexican undocumented student who attends Edgewood College.
A Wisconsin nonprofit asked district attorneys in Milwaukee County and Rock County Tuesday to start an investigation of state superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz for allegedly using public resources for his campaign.
A well-known Republican state legislator and possible 2018 Senate candidate expressed opposition to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to cut tuition across the UW System, instead suggesting tuition increases.
Following a court order to redraw the state’s election maps, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has appealed to the U.S.
The No. 16 Wisconsin Badgers (11-4 Big Ten, 22-6 overall) thought they had solved a number of problems and righted their ship after last Sunday’s 71-60 win over Maryland.