US Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin quietly introduced an amendment to an unrelated Senate bill last week that some fear would open the door wider to discrimination against students with disabilities in Wisconsin.
In a surprise announcement Thursday, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said the Madison Chamber of Commerce had accepted an offer to purchase their building as a site for the long-delayed homeless day shelter and resource center.
The mass shooting in Orlando hits close to home for many LGBT people even here in Madison. But not everyone agrees on how club owners and the larger community should respond to the heightened sense of insecurity.
Predatory lending is a national problem. But is the solution simply more regulation? Matt Stannard of Commonomics USA says it’s time to fight for public finance alternatives to payday loans.
(WORT) — This week we cover a new legal challenge to Wisconsin’s voter ID law, a debate over public education in Milwaukee, sports concussions and Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon gets the details on Mr. Jackson’s new album. Contributors this week: Darien Lamen, Karma Chavez, Elizabeth DiNovella, Nigel O’Shea and Scott Gordon.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel issued a formal opinion Tuesday about how the state Department of Natural Resources should regulate high-capacity wells. Darien Lamen reports on whether the announcement will shift the balance between industry and conservation.