State of Wisconsin

Farm Workforce Modernization Act could help Wisconsin farmers to hire migrant workers

'If passed, the legislation would establish a temporary Certified Agricultural Worker status for undocumented farmworkers,' Farmworker Justice staff attorney says

City of Madison

Madison City Council discusses wage increases for city workers

Alders, Madison residents also discuss zupporting UW Health nurses' union

UW-Madison Campus

UW students transition to fall semester with 90% in-person instruction

90% of UW classes this semester will be in-person with 88% of student population fully vaccinated

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republicans cut homelessness relief initiatives from proposed budget

Gov. Evers' budget approved by Legislature, no longer included many previous initiatives

City of Madison

Madison mayor introduces new environmental sustainability plan, aims for net zero carbon emissions by 2030

'We want to make sure that climate action is happening across the entire community and benefitting everybody,' Deputy Mayor says

UW-Madison Campus

Beyond Bars Scholarship Fund to aid incarcerated students

'It’s been my message, something I’ve always said to young men: you have to do the time, so turn your cell into a classroom and really let’s get educated,' EXPO director says

State of Wisconsin

Despite increase in cases, sexual assault, harassment, military laws remain relatively unchanged

Attention to this issue rose after many sexual assault investigations were reportedly botched by National Guard

City of Madison

Nurses at UnityPoint Health – Meriter Hospital agree to ratify a two-year agreement following weeks of debate

'We are really excited to work with the hospital to make Meriter better than it is already,' nurse says

City of Madison

UW records record low COVID rates on campus, PHMDC announces vaccinated persons can gather without masking

Low positive case rates, uptick in vaccine supply are indicators that Fall 2021 will go well for students and staff, UW spokeperson says

Herald

Evers proposes plan to legalize recreational marijuana and expand use of medical marijuana

The majority of Wisconsinites support legalizing marijuana, according to Marquette University Law School

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