The 2017-19' budget adds in over $100 million in new funds for the UW System.
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Here's how the 2017-19' budget affects programs and employees at UW Madison and other UW System schools
State Sen. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, called for local law enforcement to take action against UW-Madison student Eneale Pickett, who released a video earlier this week promoting his clothing line that Nass says is racist and anti-police.Pickett owns a clothing line called Insert Apparel, which he says is meant to initiate conversations about social justice by printing controversial messages on clothing.His newest line is centered on police brutality on black Americans.
Gov. Scott Walker issued 99 partial vetoes of the state’s two-year budget on Wednesday, rejecting several highly-anticipated additions to the bill, which was written by the Republican-held Wisconsin Legislature.
The Republican Governors Association, led by Gov. Scott Walker, is getting heat from both sides of the aisle.The RGA runs a website called “The Free Telegraph” that presents itself as a media outlet but is paid for and controlled by the association.
The popular right-wing radio host, now famous throughout the country, surprised some of his listeners when he refused to support Trump even after he earned the Republican nomination for president in 2016.
Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Monday giving Wisconsin’s largest state subsidy ever to a Taiwanese electronics company that promises to bring up to 13,000 jobs to the state.The subsidy bill obligates the state to pay $2.85 billion in cash to Foxconn, assuming the company continues to create jobs.
In 2018 Democrats hope to win their biggest electoral achievement since former President Barack Obama’s reelection: a congressional majority.Randy Bryce hopes to lead that charge, launching a difficult and insurgent campaign against House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville.Bryce is pitching himself as the Wisconsin solution to the Washington problem: a progressive union worker, cancer-survivor, Army veteran, and labor organizer who wants to take on powerful special interests.In an age of widespread distrust in government, it’s his authenticity that he hopes to win on.“I’m not trying to be anything I’m not,” Bryce told The Daily Cardinal.
The Republican-controlled state Senate clinched just enough votes Friday to pass Wisconsin’s two-year budget and send it to Gov.
Equity and Inclusion committee chair Alex Hader introduced her "building bill of rights," a campaign vital to ensuring an accessible campus, Hader said on the new student government radio show Friday.
Co-hosts Outreach Director Yogev Ben-Yitschak and Shared Governance Chair Deena Whitwam interviewed Equity and Inclusion chair Alex Hader about her building bill of rights.
The incentive package that would give Foxconn $3 billion in incentives passed through the state Assembly Thursday with bipartisan support, sending it to Gov.
Without a clear idea if the state Senate has enough votes to pass the state’s two-year budget, the overdue spending bill lurched forward with passage in the state Assembly Wednesday.The $75.7 billion budget is more than two months late due to several disputes between Republican leaders over transportation funding and tax levels.
People would have the opportunity to limit themselves from being able to purchase a handgun in Wisconsin under a new bill introduced Monday by a Democratic lawmaker.State Rep.
The state Senate voted 20-13 to pass the Foxconn incentive bill Tuesday nearly on party lines, with one Democrat supporting the legislation and one Republican opposing it.The bill will now return to the State Assembly for a vote Thursday before Gov. Scott Walker.
The Wisconsin State Assembly recently passed a bill to protect free speech on campus, but according to one UW-Madison professor, the real threats to free speech are the writers of the legislation.
The College Democrats and College Republicans of UW-Madison are used to sparring over issues like free speech, the state’s biennial budget and the role of government.
As Florida prepared for Hurricane Irma, Gov. Scott Walker signed an executive order on Friday which called on the Wisconsin National Guard to assist in emergency services and response efforts in the south.
The Associated Students of Madison’s Outreach Director Yogev Ben-Yitschak and Shared Governance Chair Deena Whitwam co-hosted the group’s new WSUM radio show, “The State of the University,” which made airwaves across campus Friday.
Outreach Director Yogev Ben-Yitschak and Shared Governance Chair Deena Whitwam talked with Tyler Rashand, the new Inclusion Ambassador on the radio show "The State of the University."