Welcome back to a new season of The Student Dive. Gaby Vinick and Hope Karnopp break down some of the latest neighborhood stories. We cover the closure of the homeless encampment at McPike Park, tenant horror stories and the upcoming move for A Room of One’s Own. Make sure to check out these stories on dailycardinal.com. Resources: https://porchlightinc.org/ https://www.tenantresourcecenter.org/. Co-hosted by Gaby Vinick and Hope Karnopp and produced by Sylvia Yan.
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This is part one of two in our special series on COVID-19. As we near the one-year mark of the first cases in Wisconsin and the university’s decision to send students home, we recap some of the biggest stories and developments in how the university and state of Wisconsin responded to the pandemic. Co-hosted by Gaby Vinick and Hope Karnopp and produced by Sylvia Yan.
Gov. Tony Evers signed a bill to begin updating the state’s outdated unemployment system and put back in place the suspension of the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits Thursday.
Gov. Tony Evers recommended about $1 billion for building projects within the UW System as part of his nearly $2.4 billion Capital Budget unveiled Monday.
In the past few weeks, Rep. Deb Andraca, a first-year Democrat in the state Assembly from the Milwaukee suburbs, has gained unexpected fame on TikTok. Before her most popular TikTok, posted two days before Valentine's Day, Andraca only had about 18 followers.
Gov. Tony Evers included a proposal to legalize and tax marijuana in his biennial budget, which he unveiled in full Tuesday. The plan faces opposition from Republican leaders in the legislature, who had asked the governor to avoid “divisive” policy proposals in his budget.
Gov. Tony Evers vetoed COVID-19 legislation after the Senate passed it in an extraordinary session Friday, another sign of stalemate in the state’s pandemic response.
Gov. Tony Evers issued a new mask mandate Thursday afternoon immediately after the Assembly voted to eliminate it. Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, urged the Wisconsin Supreme Court to weigh in.
The state Assembly halted efforts to repeal the state’s mask mandate Thursday after the legislature realized the move would lead to the loss of tens of millions in federal food assistance funding.