Features

An Endless Cycle: Inequities of Wisconsin prison system push advocates to fight for reform

Formerly incarcerated individuals, criminal justice experts propose changes to Wisconsin’s correctional system to reduce recidivism, reform carceral process

State of Wisconsin

UW alum’s disaster response group supports Afghan refugees in Wisconsin

Team Rubicon, made up of mostly veterans, serves as 'focal point' for donations at Fort McCoy

Column

Supreme Court’s Wisconsin redistricting ruling continues political suppression of Black voters

Affirmative redistricting could bring more equal political opportunities for marginalized voters

Column

Starbucks, Colectivo unionization efforts challenge company neglect on local level

Resurgence in union popularity in Wisconsin should be evaluated on case-by-case basis with focus on local issues, economic research

City of Madison

Antisemitic incidents have decreased overall, but increased online, in secondary schools, audit finds

'We’re experiencing a rise in hate crimes against all forms of people,' Jewish Federation of Madison director said

State of Wisconsin

Appeals court halts Waukesha judge’s ruling against ballot drop off boxes weeks before primary

Drop off boxes will remain in place for February election, debate could affect November general election

State of Wisconsin

Early voting for 2022 Wisconsin primary begins

‘When we elect our school boards, city councils, county supervisors, mayors and other local officials, we are electing the folks who will make decisions that impact our daily lives,’ League of Women Voters of Wisconsin representative says

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin tourism industry experiences highest growth since 2019

Despite taking a huge hit from the pandemic, September 2021 showed the greatest spending growth in state history

State of Wisconsin

State legislators reintroduce bill to prohibit charging minors for prostitution

Senate bill 245 received bipartisan support

Music

When is it time to hang up the red bandana?: Guns N’ Roses closes Summerfest

The band's latest performance at Summerfest could signal the famous music group's end

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