State of Wisconsin

Republicans, Gov. Evers disagree on spending of surplus budget

$620 million budget surplus, Evers wants to spend surplus on public schools, Republicans want to reduce property taxes

City of Madison

Dane County grant builds on efforts to strengthen mental healthcare access for inmates

Forty six percent of inmates within the county’s jail system were diagnosed with some form of mental health ailment


Editorial Board: Fall 2019’s biggest stories

Following are the most contested stories from this semester

State of Wisconsin

Republican state representative sues Evers over violation of open records

Republicans accuse Evers of lacking transparency


County Executive announces funds for new mental health initiative, UW Health collaborates

UW Health plans to collaborate on new initiative


Understanding the root of the gun violence problem

Before any legislation can be productive or effective, politicians must agree to address a core issue — mental health


A good night’s sleep is a priority — everything else comes after

Sleep deprivation to complete school work will not be beneficial to student life


How exercise supports mental health

When the Nicholas Recreation Center opens, more students will have easier access to resources important for mental health


Bullying doesn’t stop in elementary school — and neither do its effects

New study by UW researcher points to negative mental health effects bullying causes in adolescents


Editorial Board: ‘It’s OK not to be OK’

Taking care of your mental health is an integral part of your college experience