State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin county jails charge higher than national average for inmate phone calls, study shows

Study finds average phone call from local jail costs more than four times higher than calls from state prison

State of Wisconsin

UW-Stevens Point will retain six humanities majors it planned on cutting

Developed in response to large deficit, plan received major backlash from faculty, students

UW-Madison Campus

Catherine Lloyd announced as UW’s new chief data officer

Lloyd has 25 years of experience, previous positions at Harvard, University of California-San Francisco

State of Wisconsin

As spending increases in Wisconsin Senate, Assembly races, questions on gerrymandering, campaign donations rise

Spending rose from $28 million in 2016 to $17 million in 2014

City of Madison

What you need to know for Tuesday’s elections

Mayoral, school board, alder, Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates all on ballot

City of Madison

Madison Common Council, Soglin announce initiative to increase funding for entrepreneurs of color

The Equity Business Initiative will focus on funding historically underserved communities

State of Wisconsin

After lower court blockage, appellate court reinstates portions of GOP lame-duck laws

Certain provisions remain unenforceable under Tuesday ruling, while multiple lawsuits still in progress

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 2.9 percent

Unemployment rate stuck at 3 percent for five prior months

UW-Madison Campus

UW grants more doctorates in 2017 than any other US institution

UW, with 844 doctorates, came in first, University of California-Berkeley University of Texas, Austin, were runner-ups

State of Wisconsin

Evers first budget decriminalizes marijuana, increases minimum wage, expands Medicaid

The $83.4 billion proposal also establishes a nonpartisan redistricting process, continues UW System tuition freeze