Students from colleges and universities across the U.S. came together in Madison this weekend to discuss issues of public policy and their research surrounding these topics. “This is an open discussion about current times.
Global Connections, a subsection of the Wisconsin Union Directorate, pulled out all the stops for their annual Multicultural Fashion Show Sunday.
Following months of negotiations and debate, Madison’s Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee voted Thursday to pass a certification that hopes to encourage positive landlord practices in the city.
Following several allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct, more than 25 Democratic senators, including U.S.
With little evidence that Congress will renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program, commonly known as CHIP, many states face the reality that millions of children will lose their insurance.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate and state school superintendent Tony Evers announced plans on Wednesday to cut tuition by 50 percent at all 13 of UW’s two-year colleges if elected. The proposal would cut current tuition of $4,750 with the hope to “strengthen our UW Colleges, create a better-trained workforce and make college more accessible to all Wisconsinites,” Evers said in a statement. In total, Evers expects the plan to cost less than $20 million – an amount he says is more than feasible if current “legislative Republicans are fine with giving 11 multimillionaires $22 million in tax breaks,” referring to Gov.
A statewide council to fight homelessness would be created under a bill approved on a nearly unanimous vote Wednesday by the state Senate. The bill, one of two pieces of legislation targeting homelessness approved by the body, would create an Interagency Council on Homelessness and establish a pilot program that would give those experiencing chronic homelessness higher priority for federal housing choice vouchers. The council, chaired by Lieutenant Gov.
State legislators asked a federal judge Tuesday to lift his ruling that limits the use of pepper spray at Lincoln Hills School for Boys following a violent inmate outburst earlier this week.
Gov. Scott Walker released a video on his Twitter account Wednesday to visually promote his upcoming run for re-election. WI’s future is bright, but there is more work to be done.
Officials at King’s Veteran Home and lawmakers from both parties are speaking out against one of Gov.