A ‘very un-Wisconsin idea’: Democrats criticize Republican’s report recommending UW System consolidation, end to tuition freezeBy Hope Karnopp | May. 11
Democrats criticized a report created by the Chair of the Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges that recommended consolidation within the UW System and ending the tuition freeze.
Attorney General Josh Kaul announced a sweeping review of sexual assault cases by faith leaders, no matter when the crime occurred.
Wisconsin’s number of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will remain at eight, according to apportionment data published by the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday.
U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah, stood on the House floor Thursday morning to discuss Cardi B and her recent Grammys performance of “WAP” with Megan Thee Stallion.
Racial disparities task force makes policing recommendations as Evers orders state law enforcement to review use of force policiesBy Ashley Obuljen | Apr. 23
A subcommittee of the Wisconsin Assembly’s bipartisan Task Force on Racial Disparities issued recommendations on policing Wednesday but stopped short of recommending sweeping changes to chokehold and no-knock warrant policies.
Bill requiring Holocaust education moves forward as UW Jewish community says antisemitism ‘more prevalent than ever’By Elena Price | Apr. 22
Last week, the state Assembly unanimously passed a bill mandating education about the Holocaust and other genocides in most Wisconsin schools, a month after the Senate approved it.
Conservative UW-Madison political science professor Ryan Owens announced his bid for Wisconsin attorney general Monday.
State continues pause on Johnson and Johnson vaccine, over a quarter of Wisconsinites fully vaccinatedBy Emma Grenzebach | Apr. 19
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) said Friday that they will continue the pause on administering Johnson & Johnson vaccines until a federal recommendation is made to lift it.
Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, said Thursday that the Republican-controlled state legislature will not legalize recreational or medical marijuana.
Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole asked the state’s budget writing committee to support investments to address PFAS contamination across the state last week.
Legislators previously voted against formally naming February Black History Month, however Republican Senator Dale Kooyenga is a co-author of this bill.
UW System Interim President Tommy Thompson and UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank toured the Mosse Humanities Building and discussed proposals for new College of Letters and Science and Engineering buildings Monday.
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and two Democratic lawmakers proposed legislation Thursday that would allow the attorney general to investigate and file lawsuits over civil rights violations.
FEMA support at the Alliant Energy Center will allow for over 2,000 additional vaccinations per week. Some students and residents have struggled to find appointments.
Wisconsin public officials met Thursday to discuss the firearm provisions in Gov. Tony Evers’ budget proposal.