State of Wisconsin

Republican lawmakers propose amendments to increase protesting penalties

'We really need to be careful about criminalizing people who stand in the wrong place,' Sen. Roys (D-Madison) says

Features

Stop Line 3: The Indigenous-led fight to halt construction on the last remaining segment of a thousand-mile pipeline

The crumbling Line 3 can only operate at half capacity, if finished, the replacement would restore it to its full capacity of 760,000 barrels per day

Art

Local shop owner finds strength looking back on challenging 2020

State Street’s August was hit hard by both the pandemic and protests, but store owner says why the year presents more positives than downsides in retrospect

City of Madison

Artwork created on plywood on Madison storefronts comes down

'I think these murals broke down barriers and it starts to bring you in to talk about what has happened,' Social Impact Investment Director says

UW-Madison Campus

UW, MPD investigate UW employee for driving motorcycle through group of counter-protesters

One counter-protester looking to press charges, BIPOC Coalition demands action from the university

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Column

To manage the pandemic, Wisconsin must outlaw indoor gatherings

With large public response to 2020 elections, Wisconsin should consider implementing policies that minimize infringements on people's freedom

UW-Madison Campus

ASM, BIPOC Coalition students share rationale behind UWPD vote of no confidence

Chancellor, UWPD Chief view vote as premature

City of Madison

‘It’s hypocritical:’ Students respond to presence of campus police at Kenosha, Madison protests

Email revealed that UWPPD dispatched riot police to Kenosha during each day of protest following police shooting of Jacob Blake

State of Wisconsin

Funds promised to Kenosha by president cannot be used

Trump announces aid to Kenosha after protests but Evers, Baldwin say it's not sufficient

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Column

How Wisconsin can begin to reform its law enforcement

With nation reeling from Kenosha shooting comes a renewed push for police, social reform

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