Both the Public Safety Review Committee and the Equal Opportunities Commission oppose implementing a police body-worn cameras pilot program.
The Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities Subcommittee on Law Enforcement Policies and Standards met Thursday to discuss officer misconduct, use of force and duty to intervene, data collection, no-knock search warrants, community engagement and school resource officers.
Student Council and Student Services Finance Committee seats have been secured for the 28th session of the Associated Students of Madison.
After two virtual ceremonies the past two semesters, school officials are planning an in-person graduation ceremony for the Spring 2021 class.
As university and county restrictions affecting gatherings begin to ease, frustrations and concerns about large student gatherings with the onset of warmer weather have surfaced.
Dane County is seeing some of the lowest transmission, hospitalizations among increased vaccinations
The student governance body voted unanimously to endorse three new pieces of legislation at their meeting Tuesday.
Dane County officials have noted how the pandemic has exacerbated the need for affordable housing, and hope that further financial efforts will improve accessibility.
State leaders are working to pass contending sets of COVID-19 related legislation, one that would limit Governor Evers’ powers as it pertains to the pandemic and another that would allow greater access to health professionals for vaccinations.
Legislative Democrats introduced the Equal Rights Amendment to Wisconsin’s Constitution Monday.
Two hidden cameras installed in 2019 intended to catch a night janitor sleeping were secretly placed in a room disabled students use to change.
The Associated Students of Madison’s annual election allows students to pick the representatives that execute shared governance.
The UW-Madison Public History Project has published the results of a year-long research endeavor, delving into the history of university police and their relationship to students.
The Clean Lakes Alliance explained at a county joint meeting Wednesday that while progress has been made in keeping phosphorus on the land, extreme weather events related to climate change present challenges to ensuring water quality in the lakes.
The Senate Committee on Education passed a bill Friday that would require Wisconsin schools to include the Holocaust and other genocides in their social studies curriculum.
UW-Madison has seen an increase in bias and hate towards minority groups in recent years, leading the university to consider ways to foster a more inclusive environment.
The County Board voted to give $717,000 to Mead & Hunt for consultant work aimed at decreasing the jail’s project cost.
The Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change met Thursday to discuss their recommendations in the governor’s biennial budget, including an Office of Environmental Justice and funds for green job training and clean energy research.