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In wake of Wisconsin’s racial justice protests, curfew tickets raise equity and speech questions

In wake of Wisconsin’s racial justice protests, curfew tickets raise equity and speech questions

Wisconsin Watch, Contributor May 2, 2021

The envelope looked like any other — slightly wrinkled, a handwritten address scrawled across the front.   But Jared Cain said he felt violated after looking inside. He saw a ticket for breaking...

Wisconsin’s multigenerational homes face higher COVID-19 risk

Wisconsin’s multigenerational homes face higher COVID-19 risk

Wisconsin Watch, Contributor May 2, 2021

For many years, Cassilyn Brown’s home in Madison has housed three generations, including her husband, three children and father-in-law. Since COVID-19 hit, her concerns about her family have grown...

As legalization stalls at state level, local governments tackle marijuana policy

As legalization stalls at state level, local governments tackle marijuana policy

By WisPolitics.com, Contributor April 26, 2021

Nearly a decade after Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana, the debate has spiked in Wisconsin as more states join the pro-marijuana ranks. Some local units of government...

Federal aid boosts transit budgets in near term, but structural challenges remain

Federal aid boosts transit budgets in near term, but structural challenges remain

Wisconsin Policy Forum, Contributor April 26, 2021

Federal relief funds are providing a temporary life raft to Wisconsin transit systems amid the plunging ridership of the COVID-19 pandemic, likely allowing most to maintain existing services for at least...

WNA Foundation to celebrate student contest winners April 13

WNA Foundation to celebrate student contest winners April 13

Jordan Schelling , Contributor April 11, 2021

MADISON – The WNA Foundation will celebrate the winners from its 2020 collegiate and high school Better Newspaper Contests with a virtual awards ceremony at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 13. The ceremony...

Wisconsin prison, jail inmate populations plummet during pandemic

Wisconsin prison, jail inmate populations plummet during pandemic

Wisconsin Policy Forum April 5, 2021

The response to COVID-19 had an unprecedented impact on Wisconsin’s incarcerated population, as local jail and state prison populations plummeted during the pandemic after years of increases. Local...

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