Gov. Tony Evers said he would likely not support the bill, which would eliminate the state’s requirement for 14- and 15-year-olds to obtain permission from a parent and a sign-off from their school before working.
Francesca Pica is the city news editor emeritus for The Daily Cardinal. She has covered multiple municipal elections and is a leading reporter on Madison labor issues. Additionally, she served as a summer intern for The Capital Times and currently serves as a WisPolitics intern.
Gov. Tony Evers signed a bill Tuesday creating a direct admissions pathway to University of Wisconsin System campuses for Wisconsin high school students who achieve high academic performance.
The Assembly passed Republican maps approved by the Senate on Tuesday, which made slight changes to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed maps.
Although the bill does not offer exceptions for rape and incest, some anti-abortion groups said it was not restrictive enough.
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents rejected a resolution to restructure DEI positions in exchange for funding for UW System employee pay raises and building projects in a 9-8 vote.
UW System considering deal to freeze DEI positions in exchange for buildings, pay raise approval, sources sayBy Anna Kleiber , Francesca Pica , Ava Menkes and Liam Beran | Dec. 7
Wisconsin Assembly Democrats released statements Thursday denouncing Republican efforts to “trade” freezing diversity, equity and inclusion positions for pay raises and building project approvals across the UW System.