Legislators are arguing over a controversial bill allowing any individual with a concealed carry permit to bring guns into private schools, with some lawmakers arguing it could bring more violence to schools, while other say the bill would help reduce the risk of school shootings in the state.
Use the fields below to perform an advanced search of ' archives. This will return articles, images, and multimedia relevant to your query. You can also try a Basic search
1000 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
To the dismay of Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, D-Milwaukee, a bill that would grant undocumented Wisconsin residents the opportunity to receive in-state tuition at UW System institutions once again failed to pass, according to a recent press release.The 2017-’18 cost of out-of-state tuition at UW-Madison was $34,783, compared to $10,533 for in-state students.
In the last day of session activity this year, Assembly Republicans hurried to check off a series of top priorities on their legislative agenda.
The State Assembly unanimously passed a series of anti-crime and prison restructuring bills Wednesday but this overwhelming support for the legislation, however is not felt as strongly in the state Senate.
The opioid crisis across the United States is no secret. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 42,000 people died of opioid overdoses in 2016.Many counties around the country, as well as over two-thirds of those in Wisconsin, have taken legal action in an attempt to mediate this issue.
Concern erupted nationwide last year, after the release of a Centers for Disease Control report indicated that, for the first time in over five decades, Americans were starting to die sooner.But the document, which made national news, showed a mere 0.1 year decline in average age of death.
The Menominee River winds southeast from Iron Mountain, MI, through densely forested ridgeland all the way to Marinette, where it empties into Lake Michigan’s Green Bay.
Milwaukee Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet will meet Sauk County Circuit Court Judge Michael Screnock in the April general election, after Madison attorney Tim Burns fell short in Tuesday's non-partisan primary.
Two men were arrested Monday night for knife-related weapons violations, with one of those events occurring on State Street.
As state legislators clash over how to ensure student safety from gun violence, Rep. Jesse Kremer has introduced a bill to allow guns into private schools.
Voters will trudge through the rain tomorrow to cast their ballots to fill a newly vacant seat on the state Supreme Court. In an off-year election without much publicity, The Daily Cardinal is here to help students figure out how they can cast their ballot.
As the nation grieves for the victims of another deadly school shooting, state lawmakers around the country are taking a step back and examining their own legislative safeguards against similar tragedies.
In a special session called by Gov. Scott Walker, the state Assembly passed a series of reforms to the state’s welfare system, adding work requirements, drug testing, and asset value limitations to various social programs.
Public employees in Wisconsin could face an uphill climb when seeking abortion services under a new bill advanced by state Republicans this week.
Wisconsinites who have consumed marijuana in the past few months may have an easier time obtaining jobs under a bill sponsored by a Democratic lawmaker.
As new bill attempts to overhaul juvenile justice system, what you need to know about the Lincoln Hills controversy
After months of outrage over abuse allegations, lawmakers may finally close the controversial Lincoln Hills juvenile detention center, should a new bill pass.
A bipartisan bill named in honor of a late UW-Madison professor, which would reform the university’s research contract practices, unanimously passed the Assembly this week.
A new bill would provide grant money to out-of-staters who settle down in Wisconsin after graduation in an attempt to address the state’s hemorrhaging labor force.
Foster children throughout the state would go to UW schools for free under a newly passed Assembly bill.
As addiction struggles sweep the region, lawmakers consider expanding veteran mental health services statewide in light of controversies surrounding opioid prescription practices.