State news editor
Voters in the Mequon-Thiensville school district elected to keep the incumbent school board members in their seats on Tuesday.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard arguments from a citizens conversation group opposing Kohler Co.’s plan to build a golf course on Kohler-Andrae State Park on Friday.
Last Thursday, state senators introduced two new gun control bills aimed at increasing background checks and a risk protection system throughout the state.
Last week, Gov. Tony Evers signed into law on Friday a measure allowing retailers to sell cocktails and wine to-go after the bill received broad bipartisan support in the state legislature.
State and local government and educational institutions in Wisconsin are expected to receive $3.21 billion in funding from the federal government as part of the latest COVID-19 relief fund — the American Rescue Plan. UW System institutions are expected to receive about $275 million.
Legislative Democrats introduced the Equal Rights Amendment to Wisconsin’s Constitution Monday.
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.
A coalition of law enforcement agencies, hospitals, medical professionals, county and state health services and mental health advocates released recommendations Thursday to reform Wisconsin’s mental health crisis response.