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Governor Scott Walker touted low unemployment and massive gains in education and the economy over the past year in his state of the state address last month. But today, minority leaders in both the community and the legislature painted a very different story. Leaders at the very first state of Black and Brown Wisconsin today […]
Incoming UW-Madison students whose families make below the state’s median income won’t have to pay tuition starting in the fall. Chancellor Rebecca Blank unveiled the program at today’s Board of Regents meeting. The program would grant free tuition to any student coming from a family with a household income under $56,000. “We’re committed to making it […]
This week on the Tone Madison podcast, we’re going to bring you a conversation from our audio archives. Madison band Christian Dior consists of Mike Pellino on drums and vocals and Spencer Bible on guitar and vocals, and both members spoke with us in May of 2015. At the time, they had just released an […]
Super Bowl LII was Sunday night, with Justin Timberlake taking the stage during the halftime show in Minneapolis. In this Hopefl Hot Take, our host Sarah Hopefl shares her thoughts about the performance.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court decided a case against the Madison teacher’s union yesterday. MTI wanted access to union voting records, but the courts ruled that access to those records opens the door for voter intimidation. Madison Teachers Inc., the labor union representing local school teachers, sued Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission because it would not give […]
The Dane County Board of Supervisors has decided to delay a vote that would allow for a new veteran housing facility on East Washington Avenue. The new housing facility for veterans and their families would replace the former Messner, Inc. building on East Washington Avenue, and the Board has delayed this vote in order […]