State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin gerrymandering case thrown out by judges following Supreme Court ruling

Whether Wisconsin taxpayers will pay legal fees will be decided later

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers signs biennial budget, with partial vetoes

His budget highlights funding for "What's Best for Kids," higher education, healthy communities

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin has fourth largest decline in higher education funding for UW System, state technical colleges

Experts say state revenue drops during Great Recession result in decrease in higher education funding

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UW unionized trades employees seek wage increase

While some UW employees receive wage increase, trades employees are experiencing delays

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

State of Wisconsin

For the fourth time, Sargent introduces bill to fully legalize marijuana in Wisconsin

Evers, Barnes have both expressed support for legalization

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Evers, Barnes urge College Democrats to vote, mobilize ahead of future elections

Evers also spoke about reforming Wisconsin's education system

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Evers: ‘Unrealistic’ to believe Foxconn will meet employment targets, now looks to revise original contract

Foxconn, which received over $4 billion in states, local tax credits, said it still intends to create 13,000 jobs

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National report shows Wisconsin had fourth-largest decline in higher education funding over five years

While most states re-invested in higher education after Great Recession, Wisconsin did not follow suit

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UW economics professors find Medicaid expansion could save Wisconsin $100 million

Finding conflicts with February report that said expansion would cost $600 million