State of Wisconsin

Gov. Evers vetoes 43 Republican-backed bills

'The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy,' Evers says about vetoed bills surrounding state election laws

Column

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

Affirmative redistricting could bring more equal political opportunities for marginalized voters

News

Wisconsin Court rejects Evers’ maps in 4-3 split

Experts, legislative members debate whether maps are in violation of Voting Rights Act

Column

Senate republicans politicize Wisconsin higher ed by withholding confirmations of Board of Regents appointees

Partisan infiltration of Board confirmation process in the Wisconsin Senate risks politicizing educational institutions

City of Madison

Wisconsin State Legislature passes bills affecting UW System investments, curriculum on race

Senate Bill 409, Assembly Bill 884 specifically aim to eliminate courses on racism in UW schools

State of Wisconsin

Tommy Thompson resigns as UW System interim president

Regents to meet, select finalists for UW System President during Jan. 7 noon meeting

UW-Madison Campus

ASM legislative committee supports bills that increase student-government control over student dollars

Bills 362, 382 would promote values of shared governance, allow student government to reclaim control in some fiscal decisions, chair says

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

State of Wisconsin

Bill would allow use of Open Enrollment, School Choice programs to avoid school COVID-19 mandates

UW political science professor says the bill could undermine the programs meant for impoverished

State of Wisconsin

Proposed sex education bill would allow parents to pull children out of curriculum

State Superintendent Jill Underly says bill is 'controversial, misguided, and unexamined'

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