State of Wisconsin

UW opposes Wisconsin GOP’s push to ban critical race theory

UW professor appeared in assembly meeting on behalf of university to state opposition

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin abortion laws to be under the microscope in 2022 gubernatorial election

'For pro-choice advocates, this is the most danger Roe has been in [in] 30 years,' UW political science expert says

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Critical Race Theory opponents twist meaning for political gain, discussions on race, diversity belong in classrooms

Classrooms ideal places for discussions about race, offer students chances to share perspectives outside social media

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Politicized 2021-23 Wisconsin state budget provides tax breaks for the wealthy

Budget uses recent $4.4 billion surplus for tax relief, leaves out investments in healthcare, education

State of Wisconsin

Unclear if Sen. Ron Johnson will run for reelection after opposing American Rescue Plan

Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson, Milwaukee Bucks Senior Vice President Alex Lasry have already announced campaigns to run against Johnson with more candidates likely to join the field

State of Wisconsin

GOP lawmakers create resolution to terminate statewide mask mandate

'Regardless of whether state or federal laws require it, respect for the health of our families, neighbors and ourselves should compel us to always wear masks in public settings until the pandemic is under control,' dean says

Fall 2019
State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republicans resume efforts to end state mask mandate

'I am extremely disappointed by the discussions being held at the WI legislature,' infectious disease specialist says

State of Wisconsin

State GOP introduces controversial election reform bill

“In the last election 35 states were almost completely ignored,” senior consultant at National Popular Vote says.

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The danger of the status quo: How Wisconsin institutions maintain white supremacy

UW's messaging may support BIPOC, but actions embrace white-centric status quo

State Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
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Wisconsin should push for ‘Democracy in the Park’ to ensure efficient election come November

As USPS experiences delays in processing ballots, additional mailing locations may be answer to ensure all ballots are processed in time

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