On Monday, individuals age 16 and older with certain medical conditions will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, a week earlier than previously expected.
The State Building Commission deadlocked on Gov. Tony Evers’ capital budget Wednesday, which includes over $1 billion in UW System projects.
The People’s Maps Commission held a public hearing last Thursday in Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District — which includes the city of Madison — where citizens voiced concerns about partisan gerrymandering in the redistricting process.
Nurses at UnityPoint-Meriter are asking for a new contract that would correct lost overtime pay due to the pandemic, and increase nurses involvement in decision making at the hospital.
As state health officials prepare to expand Wisconsin’s rollout, restaurant workers became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.
Madison residents marched from Dayton Street up to the State Capitol on Friday to advocate for transgender rights and bring awareness to discrimination against the Wisconsin transgender community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Two new bills would prohibit students, kindergarten to college, from joining teams that don’t coincide with their biological sex under the guise of fairness.
On Monday, a group of 52 Republican lawmakers called on Gov. Tony Evers to distribute the rest of the state’s federal educational COVID-19 relief funds to districts that have been teaching in-person since the beginning of the 2020-21 school year.
Gov. Tony Evers signed a bill to begin updating the state’s outdated unemployment system and put back in place the suspension of the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits Thursday.
Hunters and trappers killed 20% of Wisconsin’s wolf population in just 3 days.
On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of state lawmakers proposed implementing ranked-choice voting in Wisconsin’s federal elections.
As Wisconsin reaches over 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccinations distributed, statistics show racial disparities in who has access to the doses.
Republican Sen. Duey Stroebel is leading the charge, introducing bills that would require a medical professional’s endorsement to receive an absentee ballot, among other changes.