City of Madison

BIPOC community of Madison less likely to get mental health support despite higher COVID-19 rates

'The cultural stigma in discussing and addressing mental health illnesses is also prevalent, particularly among communities of color,' state rep. says

Reserve Board Meeting
UW-Madison Campus

Reserve Board approves sponsorship of COVID-19 Student Relief Fund legislation

Board members raise concerns about legality but ultimately unanimously vote in favor of sponsorship

UW-Madison Campus

ASM to propose COVID-19 Student Relief Fund for direct student aid

The proposed fund would allocate $2-$4 million directly to students affected financially by the pandemic

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

Madison’s shift toward more liberal legislature influenced by past GOP majorities

Republicans still have majority in state legislature, though Democrats have gained seats

City of Madison

Democrats win Wisconsin assembly seats in downtown Madison districts

Representative candidate beats out Republican opponent, senatorial candidate runs uncontested

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

Fall primary outcome results in increased representation of minorities

"Those in power have not been an accurate reflection of those they represent," state rep. said, emphasized importance of diversity

City of Madison

Hong, Roys win partisan primaries for state legislature seats in Madison districts

No incumbents ran for either position, candidates will compete in November general election

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board endorses Francesca Hong for Wisconsin State Assembly

Hong will provide intersectional, progressive leadership to Madison's own District 76

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