UW-Madison Campus

Chancellor Rebecca Blank discusses school year so far, hopes for rest of semester in virtual meeting

Blank said economic losses from COVID-19 pandemic have put UW in 'the worst situation that anyone has seen'

State of Wisconsin

State budget proposal restores eminent domain for bike, recreational trails

University currently has no plans to utilize eminent domain to create more bike paths if budget passes


Back to basics: Would a $15 minimum wage really benefit Wisconsinites?

Evers' proposal to increase minimum wage is not all its cracked up to be

State of Wisconsin

Evers first budget decriminalizes marijuana, increases minimum wage, expands Medicaid

The $83.4 billion proposal also establishes a nonpartisan redistricting process, continues UW System tuition freeze

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Evers proposes changes to Wisconsin marijuana laws

Recent press release announced Evers' plan to legalize medical marijuana for various ailments

State of Wisconsin

UW Regents approve budget requests for new construction projects, increased operating funds

Regents say funds will help UW system catch up after years of budget cuts by state lawmakers

State of Wisconsin

Board of Regents approves additional $9 million for SERF reconstruction

They also approved an Amazon pickup location on campus

State of Wisconsin

Joint Finance Committee eliminates proposal allowing students to opt out of segregated fees

The committee identifies more than 80 non-fiscal items in Gov. Scott Walker's state budget

State of Wisconsin

UW System representatives express opposition to allocable fee opt-out proposal

Transportation to be greatly impacted if not removed from budget

UW-Madison Campus

When getting to nitty-gritty of Walker’s UW System investment, Chancellor Blank has some concerns

Blank highlighted ability to opt out of allocable segregated fees, academic freedom policy as key items officials will track

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