Three people are vying for an open seat to represent District 15, which covers parts of the East and Southeast sides, on the Madison City Council in the Feb. 19 primary.
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Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner and Mike Gallagher in statements characterized Trump’s emergency declaration seeking up to $8 billion in border wall funding as a subversion of the powers of Congress.
"We ask that you submit forthcoming construction plans to stringent environmental review," they wrote.
The former Texas congressman met with about 20 students at Milwaukee Area Technical College before heading to the UW-Madison for a similar event on campus that attracted more than 200 students and faculty.
Get caught up with all of the Wisconsin State Journal's coverage of the 2019 spring primary election so far. There are no statewide contests on the ballot Tuesday, rather a host of very local contested races: Madison mayor, Madison City Council, Madison School Board and Fitchburg City Counci…
Six candidates are vying for the chance to be mayor of Madison. The field will be narrowed to two in Tuesday's election. Here's a look at where they stand on the issues.
The Augustine Academy, which Hagedorn and his wife Christina helped found in 2016, employs a code of personal conduct that lists "immoral sexual activity" by teachers, staff, board members, students or their parents as grounds for dismissal.
The spread of compounds known as PFAS has sparked concerns in Madison where firefighting foam once used at Truax Air National Guard Base has been linked to contaminated drinking water.
Kit Beyer, a spokeswoman Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, confirmed Best chose to retire following the incident.
A UW-Madison spokesman said the event is not open to the press, public or anyone not affiliated with the university.
The committee adopted a consultant's 2017 recommendation to create an independent auditor to oversee Madison police.
In an interview with the Wisconsin State Journal, Kaul rejected the notion he would take any action to prevent the success of the multi-state suit, such as refusing to cooperate with other involved states.
The draft permit, which would allow the plant to discharge water from its cooling pond into the Wisconsin River, does not include a 2015 Environmental Protection Agency provision that would require the utility to stop using water to remove ash from the boilers.
The salaries for the five range from $125,000 to $310,000, and four of the five previously worked with SWIB's former executive director.
Six candidates battling to be the next mayor of Madison are vowing to champion racial equity, affordable housing, economic development, public safety, environmental sustainability, better services and more.
Evers said his proposal for the next state budget will allocate $2 million in funding for a state program that helps replace, rebuild or treat contaminated private wells.
But the commission added an amendment to have city staff again look at parking to see if off-street space could be reduced before embarking on any project.
A spokesman for Taylor confirmed the Milwaukee senator will offer an amendment to include the name of Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, to the resolution recognizing Black History Month and honoring a list of Black leaders the Senate is set to consider Wednesday afternoon.
When asked whether tax incentive deals, such as the one reached with Foxconn, would bring back Midwest manufacturing to its glory days, Walker answered in the affirmative.
Follow the latest news coverage of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn's decision to build a massive plant in Wisconsin.
Nine people are actively running for three spots on the Madison School Board. Seven of the candidates (for Seats 4 and 5) are profiled here. While there is technically also a primary race for Seat 3, one of the candidates on the ballot, Skyler Croy, has suspended his campaign, so the paper c…
Evers also said he will return to using the executive power to grant criminal pardons -- a departure from former Gov. Scott Walker, who declined to grant any.
Lawmakers sent the legislation to the Republican-controlled Senate, which plans to take up the bill Wednesday.
At the center of the debate was former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who was among several prominent African-Americans to be honored in the proposed resolution circulated by members of the Assembly Black Caucus.