Gov. Scott Walker continues to urge lawmakers to reach agreement on the details of the GOP’s policy agenda as the final day of legislative activity for the state Senate approaches.
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An April 3 referendum set to be be voted on by Wisconsinites statewide regarding the elimination of the office of the state treasurer has drawn ire from the Madison Common Council.A resolution authored by Ald.
As Gov. Scott Walker proposed a series of reforms to school safety funding and procedures, some disability rights groups fear the needs of the students they represent have been ignored.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visited campus Friday to discuss the importance of redistricting reform, political participation and his legal battle with Gov. Scott Walker.
The Madison Transit and Parking Commission approved a motion Wednesday to increase parking rates at lots and garages around the city starting in June.Because of an increase in usage, the rates for the State Street campus and State Street Capitol garages are set to jump $0.20 and $0.30, respectively.
Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called for a special session of the State Legislature to introduce a $100 million grant program to fund school security improvements.Walker’s grant program would increase funding for updated security technologies and facilities.
As public pressure rises to generate meaningful solutions to ensure school safety, lawmakers clash over how best to address the issue.
The controversial Lincoln Hills youth prison will likely remain open despite allegations of abuse and mistreatment after the state Senate rejected the Assembly’s plan to shut the facility down.
As Sunshine Week celebrates accountability, watchdog group questions Walker’s record on open government
As Scott Walker was honored for his executive orders on government transparency, an open records advocacy group debated his record on the matter.
State Rep. Chris Taylor, along with a colleague in the state Senate, introduced legislation on Friday to expand the resources available to UW students who have been victims of sexual violence.
Gov. Scott Walker signed off on a bipartisan bill on Monday which would significantly increase state support for rural public schools.
As the Senate prepares to hear a slew of legislation on their last day of activity, a new bill passed by the lawmakers down the hall could make tailgating make more difficult.
In an effort to prevent falsely inflated prices on common prescription drugs, Wisconsin lawmakers proposed a bill Tuesday that would give State Attorney General Brad Schimel increased power to hold drug companies accountable.
A state GOP leader is pumping the brakes on a prison reform bill, despite the measure’s bipartisan support and backing from Gov. Walker.
As courts around the country decide whether to scrap electoral maps, clock is ticking on Wisconsin maps ahead of 2018 election
While the Supreme Court remains deadlocked in deciding the fate of Wisconsin’s electoral map, states around the country are being forced to defend their maps in court without much precedence.
As state Republicans debate school security policy, state Superintendent Tony Evers proposed a series of his own reforms to boost school resources and safety.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers talked to students about issues facing them at Coffee Bytes on Tuesday, as a part of the College Democrats’ new event series Coffee with Candidates.
As the election to fill a vacant state Supreme Court seat quickly approaches, judges Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock juggled their own partisan ties in the officially nonpartisan race.
Elections commission may have accidentally purged some voters from registration lists in last month’s primary
As part of an effort to update voter information, the state elections commission may have improperly kicked voters off registration lists.
After a nonpartisan analysis of the UW system’s relationships with affiliated organizations, some lawmakers are calling for stricter legislative oversight when it comes to university relations with private foundations.