The 2024 annual Tree Lighting Ceremony took place in the Capitol rotunda Friday, with Evers and Wisconsin residents paying tribute to a World War II veteran.
Ava Menkes is the state news editor at The Daily Cardinal. She has covered multiple stories about Wisconsin politics and written in-depth about nurses unions and youth voter turnout. Follow her on Twitter at @AvaMenkes.
Republican leaders praised Wisconsin and host city Milwaukee during an event preview ahead of the 2024 Republican National Convention in July.
This decision follows Dane County Executive Joe Parisi’s decision to retire in May 2024.
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At a press conference, Vos said he would move forward with engineering hall plans if he got an agreement on DEI programs and greater authority over UW System positions.
In a statement to The Daily Cardinal Tuesday, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says UW System President Jay Rothman’s STEM and business workforce proposal may move forward.
After the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities discussed the bill in October, the Assembly floor passed the bill on Tuesday.
It is uncertain whether the funding will be approved by the Legislature’s budget-writing committee after Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ repeated attempts to eliminate DEI efforts.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos told The Daily Cardinal the state Legislature cannot consider student loan tax exemptions until Congress acts.
For more than a month, election deniers have targeted Wolfe based on false claims that the 2020 election was rigged in favor of President Joe Biden.
As the Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities discussed a new student journalist bill on Oct. 26, law experts voiced concerns about affording certain free speech rights to young students.