President Donald Trump signed an executive order while visiting Wisconsin Tuesday to aid American workers by limiting the number of highly skilled foreign workers that technology companies can hire. Trump signed the directive at Snap-on Inc., a large tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wis., where he gave a speech highlighting the importance of manufacturing.
Crime victims could receive greater protections in the courtroom under a proposal announced Tuesday by state Republicans. The proposal is part of an amendment that would also allow victims to speak out at a greater number of court hearings and to refuse interviews with attorneys for suspects. The legislation, dubbed as “Marsy’s Law,” is part of an effort to increase victims’ rights nationwide.
Milwaukee County law enforcement officers may have the power to locally enforce new immigration orders from President Donald Trump, if their sheriff gets his way. David A.
With 87 UW-Madison graduates currently volunteering worldwide, UW-Madison ranks first among large schools on the Peace Corps 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Since 1961, when the Peace Corps was founded, 3,239 alumni from UW-Madison have volunteered abroad.
Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., announced Thursday that he will not run against U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin for her senate seat in 2018.
President Donald Trump was quick to dismiss former President Barack Obama-appointed Attorney General Sally Yates Monday after she refused to defend his recent executive order temporarily banning all refugees and indefinitely banning Syrian refugees in court.
Peña Nieto, the president of Mexico, canceled his trip to Washington, D.C., Thursday following President Donald Trump’s executive action to build a wall on the Mexican border and insisting Mexico pay for it.
Poor highway conditions are expected to deteriorate at double the current rate over the next decade, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation testified Tuesday, creating contention among GOP lawmakers over how to fund roads in the upcoming budget.
House Republicans renominated Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as speaker of the House Tuesday, despite past feuds between Ryan and President-elect, Donald Trump. Initially, some Republicans had speculated that Ryan may not be renominated because he did not back Trump early in his campaign.
Chelsea Clinton emphasized the importance of voting early, respect for others and the future in an address at the Overture Center Tuesday.
The Teaching Assistants Association will demonstrate at Bascom Hill at 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 where they’ll deliver their signed petition to administration.