Murky compromises and unclear answers regarding diversity, equity and inclusion offices, free speech debacles, and fiscal squabbles mark a new era for Wisconsin universities.
First Lady Jill Biden lauds Cancer Moonshot initiative, praises public school educators during Wisconsin visitBy Rachel Hale and Ava Menkes | Aug. 31
Biden championed early cancer detection screenings and teachers unions during a Thursday tour in Wisconsin.
Eight presidential candidates displayed the fractures and mainstays of a post-Trump Republican Party in the first presidential primary debate of the 2024 election season.
UW-Madison students met with state Sen. Kelda Roys on Tuesday, Aug. 22, to talk about state-wide issues affecting the university, including DEI initiatives, campus speech and voting.
A coalition of protest groups demonstrated against the first Republican presidential primary debate Wednesday evening in downtown Milwaukee.
Eight candidates competed for second place at the Wednesday night debate as Trump leads in polls but declined to attend.
Wisconsinites debate politics, candidates' personalities as drinks ahead of the first Republican presidential primary debate in Milwaukee
Moms for Liberty founders host Ron Johnson for parents’ rights discussion before Republican presidential debateBy Rachel Hale | Aug. 25
Moms for Liberty co-founder Tiffany Justice said parental rights will be the “number one domestic issue” for the 2024 election.
The historical tug-of-war over legislative districts in Wisconsin could shift after a coalition of law firms and advocacy groups filed a new lawsuit requesting action from the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
State building commission greenlights UW-Madison’s Levy Hall, new youth prisons, Cream Puff Pavilion renovationsBy Ella Hanley | Aug. 11
The Wisconsin State Building Commission approved over $340 million Wednesday for new statewide projects.
Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts are stuck in stalemate as UW schools look for ways to secure funding after Republican lawmakers killed major budget proposals and cut UW’s budget by $32 million.
“High-speed internet is not a luxury, it is a basic necessity,” Vice President Kamala Harris visits Wisconsin to tout broadband expansion and domestic manufacturing job creation.
U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany announces plans to run for reelection in the U.S. House of Representatives, leaving the Republican field wide open in the Senate race against Tammy Baldwin.
The flip to a liberal 4-3 majority following Janet Protasiewicz’s election heralds a new era for the court after 15 years of conservative rule
Although Evers’ partial vetoes to the latest biennial budget offers promising boosts in K-12 funding, educators say lingering deficiencies remain.
In a significant blow to President Joe Biden's agenda, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down his long-awaited student loan debt relief plan Friday, halting a key promise made during his campaign and leaving millions of Americans who expected thousands of dollars in financial relief stuck in uncertainty.
UW budget brawl intensifies as Republicans eye cuts to diversity initiatives, kill engineering buildingBy Ava Menkes and Liam Beran | Jun. 21
Wisconsin Republicans who control the Legislature’s powerful budget committee want deep cuts to the UW System’s budget after killing UW-Madison’s flagship engineering building project.
Gov. Tony Evers celebrated Pride month by raising the pride flag for the fifth year.
Public arts funding in Wisconsin remains in question as the Wisconsin Creative Economy Coalition continues to push for a $100 million infusion towards the Wisconsin Artistic Endowment Foundation
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers ordered a special election Friday for Wisconsin’s 24th Assembly District, which contains the northern suburbs of Milwaukee.