Marquette Wire

Collective bargaining law ruled unconstitutional

Emily Fischer

September 18, 2012

Filed under News

Unions across Wisconsin are celebrating the most recent ruling by Dane County Judge Juan Colas in their favor. Last Friday, Colas ruled that Gov. Scott Walker’s law restricting the collective bargaining of unionized public workers...

What price do students pay for a teacher strike?

Allison Kruschke

September 18, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Editors' Picks

Today we enter the sixth school day of the highly publicized teachers strike in the country’s second largest school district, Chicago Public Schools. More than 350,000 students are out of school today. Many of them will spend...

A mad month in Madison

Caroline Campbell

April 5, 2011

Filed under Featured

There was not a lot of love in Madison, Wis. this Valentine’s Day. Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the capitol and the Governor’s Mansion. Republican Gov. Scott Walker proposed a budget repair bill Feb. 1...

Wisconsin Democrats file official complaint against Walker

Brooke Goodman

March 8, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

For most Wisconsin residents, politically active or not, the past three weeks have been defined by protests, partisan battles and absent Democratic senators. This week looks to be no different. Yesterday, the State Democratic...