The state Assembly cleared a package of bills Tuesday designed to target fraud in welfare programs, while state Democrats failed earlier in the day in an attempt to use a procedural tactic to bring a student debt bill to the floor.
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The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at UW-Madison has been receiving interest earnings from the BCPL since 2009.
Madison police released surveillance photos Monday of two persons of interest who attacked a 29-year-old man on State Street last month.
State Treasurer Matt Adamczyk condemned the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands’ use of interest earnings toward UW-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies in a Monday press release.
The Badgers’ postseason dreams of winning back-to-back Big Ten tournament titles came to an abrupt and harsh end in the tournament’s first round this Sunday, in which underdog No. 7 seed Ohio State beat the favorite No. 2 seed Wisconsin at McClimon Sports complex.A two-goal lead for the Buckeyes in the first half proved sufficient to beat the Badgers, who were able to only find the back of the net once in the second half, despite a blitzkrieg of heartbreakingly close offensive attempts as the final minutes of the match quickly ticked away.Wisconsin (8-2-1 Big Ten, 11-6-3 overall) clocked in 22 shots over the course of the game to Ohio State’s (5-4-2, 11-5-3) 10 shots.
Freakfest is one of the most anticipated and well-known weekends in Madison.
Freakfest provides attendees with an insane variety of options in terms of music throughout the night.While packing yourself against the crowds at the top of State Street may allow you to see a big-name band, it’s the smaller stages that can invoke a stronger sense of community and connection with the performers.
It’s been a long year for the Educational Approval Board.
If it seems like there’s a logjam at the top of the AP rankings this year, it’s because there is. A remarkable 12 teams have made it through the first eight weeks of play without a blemish on their record. That’s the most undefeated ranked teams in college football since the AP Poll expanded to 25 teams in 1989.
Perennial powerhouse Ohio State, currently ranked No. 2, will enter a hostile Madison environment Saturday.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., was elected as Speaker of the House Thursday, succeeding outgoing Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., was elected the 54th speaker of the House Thursday, ending weeks of uncertainty amid the Republican Party as to who the body’s next leader would be.
Several Republican candidates said the moderators of Wednesday's debate failed to ask fair questions.
After taking it in the chin from insurgents like Donald Trump and Ben Carson in the first two debates, establishment Republicans went on the offensive Wednesday night.
The state Assembly approved a bill Tuesday that would initiate major reforms to the state’s civil service system, along with other measures to eliminate the state treasurer position and relax concealed carry restrictions for knives.Civil service reform passes after lengthy debateAfter almost four hours of deliberation, the Assembly moved 57-35 to approve a bill that would change how the state hires and fires public servants.The proposal, authored by state Rep.
Wisconsin GOP legislators are in the process of proposing two bills that would limit the ways local school districts can raise and spend money through referendums and local taxpayers, according to a Monday report by the Wisconsin State Journal.
A bill that would allow strip searches for some minor offenses received support Monday from local law enforcement ahead of a Senate committee vote later this week.
Legislative Republicans circulated a bill last week that would significantly change the state’s worker’s compensation laws.
Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Friday to limit John Doe investigations.
Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday that will limit the scope of John Doe investigations after the state Legislature approved the proposal last week.