State of Wisconsin

2020 Democratic National Convention postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

'Ultimately, the health and safety of our convention attendees and the people of Milwaukee is our top priority,' CEO of DNCC says

State of Wisconsin

Evers proposes two coronavirus relief packages for state

First relief package aims to eliminate one-week waiting period for unemployment insurance

UW-Madison Campus

UW System presidential search committee timeline unaffected by COVID-19 pandemic

Committee chair says all future interviews, meetings will be virtual

UW-Madison Campus

UW announces new COVID-19 vaccine research, $1.5 million in grants

Researchers say vaccine could be ready for human trials by fall 2020

City of Madison

Four Madison Fire Department members contract COVID-19

Four of the 400 members of MFD tested positive

UW-Madison Campus

UW cancels in-person summer classes amid COVID-19 pandemic

Early-start summer programs still on, admissions creates virtual experiences for admitted students

UW-Madison Campus

UW public records requests on average take longer than other UW System Schools

Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council Chair said shortening response times should be a priority for the university

City of Madison

City officials, experts strive to provide resources to aid struggling businesses

UW expert said total revenue for some businesses down by over 90%

UW-Madison Campus

ASM passes legislation in support of university Fair Trade certification

Five other UW System schools are in process of earning Fair Trade certification, Sustainability Committee Chair said

State of Wisconsin

Marquette Law School poll results show Wisconsinites support measures dealing with COVID-19

86% support, 10% saw responses as an 'overreaction'