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Sexual assault law won’t change police policy

April 12, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal April 13, 2016   A bill protecting sexual assault victims and bystanders on college campuses – a piece of legislation Gov. Scott Walker says is a “commitment to supporting survivors” – is a “moot point” to UW-Whitewater Police Services Chief Matthew Kiederl...

Dems talk tuition: Legislators address ‘crisis-level’ debt concerns

February 2, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 3, 2016 Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold held a roundtable discussion for the UW-W College Democrats on Jan. 26, a day after Rep. Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) introduced the “Higher Ed/Lower Debt” bill, a measure co-written by Rep. Andy Jorgensen (D-Milton), making it evident ...

Listening session to be held at UC

December 8, 2015

Information compiled by Kimberly Wethal Dec. 9, 2015   Rep. Andy Jorgensen (D-Milton) said he finds going to non-traditional listening session locations around his constituent area gives him a “new perspective” from people who normally wouldn’t think to contact him. The UW-Whitewate...

Bill proposal to allow guns in UW buildings

October 21, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Oct. 21, 2015   A bill introduced last week would allow concealed carry inside the buildings and athletic complexes of all UW System campuses – but it doesn’t come without concerns from UW-Whitewater and UW System officials and legislators from around the state. R...

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