State of Wisconsin

State senate passes new COVID-19 relief bill which could engage UW students in pandemic work

A portion of the bill allows UW students to fulfill classroom requirements through volunteer work

State of Wisconsin

Gerrymandered districts helped GOP stay in power in state legislature, new analysis shows

Current districts drawn in 2011 have kept Wisconsin GOP in control for last ten years, UW Political Science Professor says

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board endorses Nada Elmikashfi for Wisconsin State Senate

Elmikashfi's experience, leadership, youth will grant fresh perspective within senate

Herald

State Senator Fred Risser announces retirement after 64 years

Rep. Chris Taylor also announced she will not be seeking reelection

State of Wisconsin

Bills that would aid Wisconsin homeless rely on state Senate

Nearly 5,000 people estimated homeless in 2018.

Column

An age-old problem: Fred Risser, ageism and guaranteed reelection

Risser has energy, progressivism of his colleagues, but his history of uncontested races is strikingly undemocratic

Point-counterpoint

Point Counterpoint: This November, vote Baldwin for a candidate who cares about Wisconsin’s future

Corporate interests, backwards attitudes toward policy make Vukmir, Nicholson unattractive options, Baldwin clearly fit to make Wisconsin thrive

State of Wisconsin

In a Republican-controlled state Legislature, black legislators struggle to achieve equal representation

Legislators say white representatives make major decisions without understanding how they affect inner city populations

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