In this November 15th edition we review the City’s budget deliberations and the Fire Chief’s call for a ninth ambulance, a student protest in support of DACA, Governor Tony Evers’ order to promote diversity in state government, and confusion surrounding a Lafayette County resolution some say amounts to a gag order.
Governor Tony Evers signed an executive order yesterday that will beef up the State’s diversity training. “I want to make clear that my administration and I are committed to making Wisconsin more equitable, just, and inclusive place for everyone,” says Evers. “We need to make sure that everyone’s voices are heard and our shared values […]
In this November 1st edition we review an Assembly bill that would change how the state expunges criminal convictions, the city council’s vote on a proposed wheel tax, new legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana statewide, Madison’s call for residents to be mindful of their salt use in the winter, and […]
Today, Democrats at the state capitol announced a package of bills that would decriminalize marijuana possession up to 28 grams — almost an ounce of weed. State Representative Shelia Stubbs of Madison is a co-author of the bills. She says the current laws are leading to the mass incarceration of black men. “African-American men have […]
Over a quarter of undergrad women on the UW-Madison campus experienced sexual assault during their time at school. That’s according to a survey released this spring, as part of a 33 college study by the Association of American Universities. The findings have just been released this week. The survey shows that compared to four years […]
Some Wisconsin lawmakers say consumers are confused by vegetarian and vegan options at stores and restaurants. Now, they’re hoping to make the distinction between plant alternatives and animal products clearer through labeling laws. State Senator Howard Marklein, along with Representative Travis Tranel and Representative Loren Oldenburg, recently introduced three bills to that would change what […]