Amended overhauls of the state’s election system passed the state Assembly Tuesday, clearing the last hurdle on the bills’ path to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk.
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U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold made a statement Sunday calling for increased funding and emphasis on intelligence efforts as France prepared its retaliation for a series of terrorist attacks in Paris.
Madison police arrested a 42-year-old man after he attempted to steal money from cash registers at a slew of State Street restaurants last week.
Students and campus community members flooded State Street Thursday evening in solidarity with students at the University of Missouri surrounding protests that recently led to the university system president’s resignation.
Gov. Scott Walker signed 49 bills into law Wednesday.
Freshman Julia Addis left the warmth of Redwood City, Calif., for UW-Madison because she wanted a different experience than she felt schools in her state offered.
Gov. Scott Walker signed 49 bills into law Wednesday, including measures that loosen concealed carry gun laws and one bill that makes upskirting a felony.
A global survey on charitable giving was conducted in 135 nations, and very well may provide us a sense of faith in humanity. In 2014, the World Giving Index examined whether people volunteered their time to an organization, offered assistance to someone they did not know who needed it or donated money to a charity. Around 2.3 billion people worldwide reported helping a stranger over a time period of one month, and 1.4 billion people reported that they donated money to a charitable cause in 2013.
With one controversial game-winning touchdown, Nebraska might have not only killed Michigan State’s playoff hopes, but also potentially influenced the Big Ten’s own standing within the college football landscape. While Michigan State had been hanging on to its undefeated season by a thread all year, squeaking out numerous close calls, that thread finally broke, providing what might be a fatal blemish to their once historically promising season. However, one must ask if that horrific “L” on their schedule actually is a fatal blow to the Spartan’s quest for a College Football Playoff berth. This foreshadows a much larger question at hand as well: Could a one-loss Big Ten champion be deserving of a College Football Playoff spot?
State Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson announced Monday she will drop her legal challenge to regain the chief justice position.
The state Senate voted early Saturday morning to approve sweeping changes to the state’s election and campaign finance systems, ending weeks of uncertainty surrounding the bills’ fates.
After seven years of heated rhetoric from both conservatives and environmentalists, President Barack Obama officially announced Friday that he has rejected the Keystone XL pipeline.
After weeks of negotiation, the state Senate is slated to meet Friday in extraordinary session in an attempt to advance legislation that would alter the state’s election system.
The Associated Students of Madison Student Council began conversation Wednesday on its proposed internal budget for the 2017 fiscal year.
Mayor Paul Soglin, since his landslide reelection victory in April 2015, has once again taken upon himself to address Madison’s homeless problem with rhetoric rather than substantial policy. Over the summer, Mayor Soglin proposed a new city ordinance which would tackle problematic loitering and lodging in Madison’s Central Business District. While not directly mentioning the homeless, the ordinance, which Madison’s Common Council has since voted down, attempted to clear out downtown of individuals whom were causing an undue nuisance to both city residents and the various business of downtown Madison.
The Joint Finance Committee approved Wednesday $350 million in state borrowing over the next two years in an effort to combat delays on road construction throughout the state.
Four Madison lawmakers announced Wednesday their bill to ban any possession or transfer of semiautomatic rifles in the state.
Patriotism. A word that inspires hope, respect and a willingness to forever defend one’s nation.