Madison Mayor Paul Soglin joined many other local leaders across the U.S. when he ordered the removal of Confederate monuments following the racially charged events in Charlottesville in August. But some city officials are questioning if perhaps Soglin’s actions were too hasty.
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The proposal, leaked Tuesday with few details and officially announced by UW System leaders Wednesday, would merge the state’s two-year campuses with four-year schools next summer.
The daughter of a leader in the state Assembly, as well as a former state Democratic Party chair, are separately facing legal trouble surrounding their relationship to victims of fatal opioid overdoses.Cassandra Nygren, daughter of John Nygren, R-Marinette, and a leader on policy solutions to the state’s opioid crisis, was held in the Brown County Jail Wednesday.The younger Nygren and her fiance were arrested in relation to an unnamed person who died from overdosing.
Following four gun-related incidents throughout Madison in the last week, a campus protest of concealed carry on Tuesday and a mass shooting in Las Vegas Oct. 1, legislators and student leaders gathered at the Capitol to voice opposition to a proposed permitless carry bill.
Officials at King’s Veteran Home and lawmakers from both parties are speaking out against one of Gov.
If the Associated Students of Madison’s internal budget proposal gets passed in its current form, more student leaders will receive wages and the outreach committee will receive more money than in the past after Coordinating Council added three amendments to it Tuesday night.
The Coordinating Council passed three amendments to the budget Tuesday night.
The Associated Students of Madison will push for in-state tuition for undocumented students and increasing gender-inclusive private spaces in two new campaigns this year, said Tyler Rashand, the new Inclusion Ambassador, on the group’s radio show.
Gun-rights advocate and conservative pundit Katie Pavlich visited campus to educate students on the second amendment and gun use for self-defense without any disruption from protesters.
Former Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman Matt Flynn announced Tuesday he will run against Gov. Scott Walker in 2018.A former lawyer for the Quarles and Brady firm, Flynn looks to reverse the fortune of past campaigns for public office.
A bicyclist suffered head injuries Sunday after wiping out on State Street — but luckily, a Madison Fire Department unit was closeby to help.The incident happened around 2:50 p.m., according to Madison Fire Department Public Information Officer Cynthia Schuster, on the 400 block of State Street.The cyclist needed to stop unexpectedly, but wasn’t able to unclip his feet from the bicycle pedals fast enough.
Madison police responded to at least four weapons violations across the city within the past three days.
In a series of visits to Wisconsin schools, Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday his plan to increase aid for education in rural areas. Resurrecting efforts previously rejected in his state budget, Walker backed a bill proposed by state Sen.
The UW-Madison Police Department apprehended a person of interest in the attempted abduction on Observatory Drive last week.
A clogged pipe in Memorial Union Oct. 2 led to the temporary closure of three eateries on the east side of the building.
City officials identified more than 1,500 housing and property maintenance issues in downtown Madison housing last year — did your apartment make the list?
Amid backlash against this year’s Go Big Read book, students, staff and community members packed into Shannon Hall Monday night to hear three Madison experts discuss J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy.”
To address problems with overcrowding and an increasing demand for public transportation, the City of Madison is applying for a federal grant, a move that the Student Services Finance Committee formally supported Monday night.
After federal funding cuts of almost $4 million, riding public buses in Madison could be more difficult for those with disabilities.
Pepsi will be UW Athletics’ new official drink after the Board of Regents approved the new contract with the beverage giant Thursday.