Marquette Wire

Infant mortality causes receive $750,000

Eric Oliver

September 18, 2012

Filed under News

BMO Harris Bank announced last Monday that it will donate $750,000 to United Way of Greater Milwaukee to help fuel the ongoing fight against infant mortality in the area. According to the City of Milwaukee Health Department,...

Health care costs increase 6 percent nationwide

Eric Oliver

April 24, 2012

Filed under News

The Standard & Poor's Healthcare Economic Composite Index showed that the average per capita cost of health care services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare increased 5.75 percent over the last twelve months ending...

State of the Union Highlights

Tony DiZinno

January 28, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

[Click here for coverage of Gov. Jim Doyle's State of the State address Tuesday] President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union address Wednesday night, outlining the challenges facing the country one year aft...

The presidential ups and downs

Tim Seeman

January 21, 2010

Filed under Featured

After months of hope, bank collapses, debates and Saturday Night Live skits, Barack Obama was sworn in as president of the United States 366 days ago. More than one million people crammed onto the National Mall in Washington, ...

Feingold spoke on controversial issues at Law School Friday

Kaellen Hessel

November 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Senator discussed health care reform, war in Afghanistan at forum As legislators work on health care reform and President Barack Obama makes a decision about the war in Afghanistan, Senator Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) asserted Friday tha...

BAFFLING BANTER: Heads of College Democrats and College Republicans debate Wellpoint CEO speaker

Rosemary Lane

October 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Q: Was Angela Braly, CEO of Wellpoint, an appropriate choice for the Business Leaders Forum luncheon’s keynote speaker? Kirsten Jones, chair of College Democrats: “I thought it was a bad idea. I think it didn’t reall...

Feingold addresses health care concerns at listening session

Kaellen Hessel

September 22, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) told Milwaukee County constituents last week that he still hopes the public option is included in health care legislation now being considered by Congress. Health care reform dominated the dis...

Wrap-up of the world’s summer

Emil Ovbiagele

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Aloha! As we bask in the euphoria of our various holiday experiences and savor the nostalgia of vain summer flings, our dearly beloved world has endured its own share of the season’s heartaches and passionate kisses. The...