Wisconsin state Legislature considered two separate bills surrounding abortion Thursday, one that would prohibit state health insurance programs from covering workers’’ abortions and another that would restrict fetal tissue research.The state Assembly passed a bill 61-35 that would require the state only cover the cost of an abortion as part of a state worker’s health insurance program in cases that are “medically necessary,” such as rape, incest and life-threatening circumstances.The law, however, is unclear what exactly medically necessary means, which sponsors of the new bill aim to tighten up."This is really making sure essentially that state taxpayers are not paying for elective abortions, period," one of the bill’s sponsors, state Rep.
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Teen who allegedly took photos of UW-Madison women in dorm bathrooms will be sent to mental health facility
An 18-year-old who allegedly entered UW-Madison residence halls twice and took photos of women inside bathrooms is set to go to a mental health facility.
Within the next three years, private donations through this endowment will rival the combined contribution of tuition dollars and state funding to UW-Madison’s revenue. This is the school’s only growing revenue source, but the foundation hasn’t grown nearly enough to make up for that gap left by lacking state contributions. A study done by the university found that among peer institutions, UW-Madison was last in terms of revenue growth.
The UW System’s announcement that it plans to merge each of Wisconsin’s two-year colleges with a nearby four-year university to combat declining enrollment was met with skepticism from many student leaders across the state.
Evidence on windsurfer’s fatal collision with UW rescue boat reaches DA’s office, remains out of reach for family
The county is set to decide whether charges will be filed in the case of a windsurfer who was hit and killed on Lake Mendota by a UW-Madison safety boat, after a report on the incident reached the Dane County District Attorney’s office this week.Yu Chen, 43, sustained fatal injuries after he was struck May 31 by a UW Lifesaving boat, used for rescue operations on lakes serving UW-Madison and city.
Democratic lawmakers came out in opposition to a bill considered Wednesday that would make it more difficult for the public to access police body camera footage.The bill, authored by state Rep.
A statewide council to fight homelessness would be created under a bill approved on a nearly unanimous vote Wednesday by the state Senate.The bill, one of two pieces of legislation targeting homelessness approved by the body, would create an Interagency Council on Homelessness and establish a pilot program that would give those experiencing chronic homelessness higher priority for federal housing choice vouchers.The council, chaired by Lieutenant Gov.
UW-Madison released results from its first-ever campus climate survey, and data told school officials what they already knew from anecdotes — underrepresented students have a significantly less positive perception of how welcoming the university is.
A man with a gun has been reported at the Law Library in Bascom Mall, according to a UW-Madison WiscAlert issued at 11:44 a.m.
Wisconsin’s U.S. senators are requesting more information on an investigation surrounding the death of a 20-year-old Wisconsinite this summer in Mexico, amid multiple other reports of suspicious blackouts while drinking at resorts in the country.U.S.
A sexual assault reportedly occurred in a southeast residence hall this past Saturday, according to a UW-Madison Crime Alert.
Dane County is currently slated to pursue a $76 million proposal to modernize its prison system, but some officials worry that’s not enough.
Drug dealers could be eligible for harsher sentences for selling fentanyl analogs, a type of synthetic opioid with a high rate of causing fatal overdoses, under a bill passed by the state Senate Tuesday.
UW-Madison’s retention and recruitment of staff is returning to normal after the university faced budget cuts and tenure policy changes in the previous two years, according to a 2016-17 faculty recruitment efforts document.
If you’re tired of waiting for packages, don’t worry — an Amazon pickup point now open in Sellery Residence Hall plans to eliminate the wait for Prime customers.
The recently released 2016-17 faculty recruitment efforts document shows that staff retention and recruitment rates are returning to normal.
At the last Faculty Senate meeting, Chad Goldberg asked members to sign a petition in support of two faculty assistants.
When Jacob Lu Peterson arrived on campus last year, he saw organizations for Japanese and Korean students, but did not see any representation for Chinese Americans.
After losing two Student Judiciary lawsuits criticizing their policies for determining student org eligibility, the Student Services Finance Committee made changes to their standing rules Monday night in an effort to streamline their procedures.
A 30-year-old man who was arrested earlier this month for attempting to abduct UW-Madison women on or near campus in two separate incidents was charged Monday in the cases.