The city plowed through more than 1,200 submissions before selecting 61 finalists the public will vote on to name four snow removal vehicles.
The City of Madison proposes new tax district to fund public works projects, affordable housing in South MadisonBy Eliza Tool | Jan. 31
The proposed tax district would allocate funds to South Madison projects without raising additional taxes.
An $8 million question: Wisconsin health officials want your input on how to spend opioid settlement fundsBy Nadya Hayasi | Jan. 31
The funding is part of a $400 million payout from a multi-state opioid lawsuit that Wisconsin settled in February 2022 against several major pharmaceutical companies.
UW-Madison’s Multicultural Student Center kicks off the spring semester with annual Comeback CarnivalBy Nadya Hayasi | Jan. 30
The Comeback Carnival is the first event of the semester for many student organizations, providing an opportunity to encourage involvement and promote upcoming events.
Three teams presented their proposals to redesign Lake Monona’s waterfront along John Nolen Drive and Monona Terrace.
Students, project assistants, teaching assistants and professors provided feedback for the new La Follette School of Public Affairs building.
Funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities allows a team of faculty and students to create educational opportunities focused on reconciliation.
Joers, a Madison native, sees his first term as an opportunity to bring his constituents’ voices to a Republican-controlled Legislature that “does not represent the will of the people.”
Madison was the center of the 2023 Women’s March, where activists encouraged voters to elect a pro-choice justice in a pivotal State Supreme Court race.
Benjamin Jealous discussed the relationship between prison budgets increasing as education funding decreases, the school-to-prison-pipeline and intersectionality among the lower class.
Land-based practices utilizing nature are a way to help lessen the effects of climate change, according to the Guardian. At the local level, certain instances are being implemented in southern Wisconsin and on campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
After being closed for three years, the University Club is reopening and adding a new dining service called the Union Commons on its first floor.
His speech garnered applause from his own party, but Republicans in attendance stayed silent and did not offer a response.
Madison East High School postponed a student-organized drag show following backlash from prominent conservative figures on social media which led to threats against the school district.
Voters will now decide whether judges should consider more factors when setting cash bail for Wisconsin defendants.
‘True outpouring of the village’: Milwaukee leaders celebrate MLK Day with service event at local primary schoolBy Gabriella Hartlaub | Jan. 20
Mayor Cavalier Johnson, County Executive David Crowley and school district officials joined City Year Milwaukee volunteers Monday to beautify a school on Milwaukee’s north side.
Demonstrators from Women’s March and the Madison Abortion and Reproductive Rights Coalition for Healthcare (MARRCH) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade with a reproductive rights protest at the State Capitol.
Wisconsin will join 19 other U.S. states that have already banned the app in some capacity amid growing concerns over TikTok's data privacy.
Gov. Tony Evers promised to fight for abortion access and strengthen public education during his second term in a speech that embraced democratic tradition.