State of Wisconsin

State legislature works across party lines to address racial disparities

'This is just the first step, and we will continue to build a Wisconsin that is equitable to all people in our state,' an assembly rep. says.

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin GOP passes bills affecting elections, indefinitely confined voters

Gov. Evers will likely veto the bills

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin bill proposes extended work hours for children under 16

Bill has faced strong backlash, support from both ends of political spectrum

Column

The looming impact of 2022 Wisconsin governor race on state abortion rights

Former Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch's pro-life record could help introduce a "heartbeat bill" to state legislature

State of Wisconsin

New bill for ‘cocktails to go’ passes in Wisconsin Senate

Over 30 states have implemented similar legislation since start of pandemic

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board endorses Francesca Hong for Wisconsin State Assembly

Hong will provide intersectional, progressive leadership to Madison's own District 76

UW-Madison Campus

Board of Regents approves amendments to legislation on student free speech

Members of ASM have disproved of bill, believe it will limit free speech instead of promote it

State of Wisconsin

Evers signs bipartisan COVID-19 response bill into law

'I must reiterate that even in passing this legislation, there remains more work to be done,' Evers writes

State of Wisconsin

State Assembly votes to raise age to purchase tobacco products to 21

After mounting pressure from federal government, WI assembly lawmakers introduced legislation to adjust legal age

State of Wisconsin

2018 Election: Here are the candidates running for public office in Wisconsin this year

Governorship, US Senate seat, entire US House delegation, half of state Senate, entire state Assembly on ballot this year

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