State of Wisconsin

Health care coverage extended to transgender state employees after 5-4 vote by GIB

Longtime ban lifted, benefits for state employees will take effect Jan. 1, 2019

Herald

UW mourns death of Susan Brandscheid, “iconic presence” in SJMC

Brandscheid served as SJMC advisor for 40 years, was committed advocate for SJMC graduate students

City of Madison

Suspect used racial slurs, death threats against black officer after incident at downtown bar

Suspect claimed he had just lost his son, said he had gun on him, but officers determined both were lies

City of Madison

Madison’s total property value exceeds Milwaukee’s for first time ever

Milwaukee city officials say their lower value results from unique challenges faced by city, aftermath of Great Recession

City of Madison

Suspect arrested after threatening victim with knife on State Street

The incident occured on the State Street around 2:30 pm on Thursday

UW-Madison Campus

At first meeting of fall semester, SSFC hears Wunk Sheek eligibility proposal

The committee will vote next week on the student group’s eligibility, which will allow them to receive funds

State of Wisconsin

Recent Facebook scandal suggests changes at state, federal legislative level

Data of 87 million Facebook users was compromised in companies biggest data crisis in history

UW-Madison Campus

UW students create display on Bascom to combat white supremacy, racism on campus

Display organizer said combating racism, white supremacy begins with understanding what microaggressions are

State of Wisconsin

UW System to assess, adjust employee compensation in $900,000 study

Completion of the two-year-long study is on track for projected March 2019 date

UW-Madison Campus

Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association mourns passing of activist, civil rights leader Vel Phillips

Phillips was first woman, first African American to pursue major political career in Wisconsin