After several weeks of advocacy work by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Teaching Assistants’ Association, the administration agreed to delay implementation of a plan to restructure graduate student pay on campus.
The plan, which only came to light a few weeks ago, was developed behind closed doors with no graduate student input.
Seven Wisconsin-based companies earned perfect scores on the Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization.
Mary Jane Koch stopped drinking the water in her home 11 years ago, shortly after an industrial compound turned up in the well supplying drinking water to her home.
A Republican legislator is renewing a push to lift Wisconsin’s moratorium on new nuclear power plants, saying the state’s manufacturers must have a reliable source of energy as burning fossil fuels grows more expensive.
Two turkeys were likely saved from the slaughterhouse last weekend when the crate they were crammed into fell from a truck, reports the Wausau Daily Herald.
Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin joined Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal in leading a group of 24 senators asking President Barack Obama to investigate and pursue all possible options under his executive authority to reduce gun violence.
Hundreds of union members and their supporters picketed at the gates of the Kohler Co. on Nov. 16 in the first strike at the Wisconsin manufacturer in more than 30 years.
Workers waved signs, cheered at honking cars and in one location clogged an intersection, which at one point backed up traffic for more than a mile on a two-lane country road into town.