At least 5 campus buildings were evacuated yesterday due to concerns of a gas leak. UWPD has since identified a lab disposing of highly concentrated chemicals to be the source of the smell.
Student housing just south of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in the College Court, Spring Street, Greenbush and Vilas neighborhoods has long been affectionately referred to as the “sophomore slums.”
A slice of the pie: Democrats, pizza-makers protest against gerrymandering as Senate passes GOP redistricting proposalBy Tyler Katzenberger | Nov. 11
A nationwide activist group visited the Wisconsin State Capitol on Monday to advocate for nonpartisan redistricting as Senate lawmakers approved Republican-drawn map proposals on a party-line vote.
A local parent has filed a federal lawsuit against the Waukesha School District, claiming that the school board’s lack of COVID-19 mitigation protocols were responsible for her son’s exposure and contraction of the virus.
Wisconsin’s number of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will remain at eight, according to apportionment data published by the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday.
In March, Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced an “Economic Justice Bill of Rights for All Wisconsinites,” which, among other provisions, includes an “equitable, living-income and livelihood.”
The People’s Maps Commission held a public hearing last Thursday in Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District — which includes the city of Madison — where citizens voiced concerns about partisan gerrymandering in the redistricting process.
On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of state lawmakers proposed implementing ranked-choice voting in Wisconsin’s federal elections.
State superintendent candidates Jill Underly and Deborah Kerr advanced to the April election after a crowded primary on Tuesday. On election night, Kerr put out a racially insensitive Tweet and deleted her account the next morning.
Top state election officials say it’s normal to see a dip in primary turnout after a Presidential election.