Science News

Evers, businesses in conflict over employee COVID-19 information release

'It is much unusual to see the government being on the side of defending the release of information,' UW professor emeritus says

City of Madison

Dane County Board of Supervisors ask Sheriff’s Office to stop no-knock warrants

Proposal comes after Louisville police officers shot, killed Breonna Taylor in surprise raid more than a year ago

Evers press conference badger bounce back plan
State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin to open vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older

'This marks a major milestone in our state’s fight against this virus and gets us closer to overcoming this pandemic,' Evers says

Herald

Evers proposes plan to legalize recreational marijuana and expand use of medical marijuana

The majority of Wisconsinites support legalizing marijuana, according to Marquette University Law School

UW-Madison Campus

UW System president talks consolidating UW System, Wisconsin Technical College campuses

UW System President Tommy Thompson cites enrollment decline, strained finances as reasons for consolidation

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republicans propose legislation to ban transgender athletes from women’s sports

'We must welcome and champion all athletes, regardless of gender identity or expression,' LGBTQ Caucus says

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget allows 0.5% increase in sales tax, addresses concerns from municipalities

Counties will be allowed to increase sales tax to diversify local revenue sources, empower local governments

City of Madison

Madison School District proposes early return to in-person learning, teachers union not ready

Concern arises over unsafe case numbers, lack of vaccinations

State of Wisconsin

GOP lawmakers create resolution to terminate statewide mask mandate

'Regardless of whether state or federal laws require it, respect for the health of our families, neighbors and ourselves should compel us to always wear masks in public settings until the pandemic is under control,' dean says

Science News

DHS chooses Rock County for first community vaccination clinic

Conversation around immunization needs to include BIPOC, disabled and immigrant communities, associate professor says

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