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Advocates Mark Affordable Care Act Anniversary with Success Stories, Warnings
With the Affordable Care Act another year older, patients who have benefited from expanded health care coverage along with boosters in Washington and Wisconsin used the 13th anniversary of the federal health care law Thursday to highlight its success and warn of renewed threats to its future.
Ag Research Community Urges Congress to Avoid Farm Bill Delays
The U.S. Farm Bill is up for reauthorization, and Congress faces calls to avoid any delays so certain programs can keep helping farmers and consumers without losing momentum.
Japan Beats USA in Thrilling World Baseball Classic Championship
The World Baseball Classic came to a close on Tuesday night with the USA facing Japan in the final, winner-takes-all game.
Jobs Return to Pre-Pandemic Numbers, but the Workforce Is Shrinking
Wisconsin now has almost as many jobs as it did before the COVID-19 pandemic three years ago, according to the latest numbers from the state labor department, but fewer people are working or available to work than even one year ago.
UW System President Proposes 5% Tuition Increase
University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman has proposed a 5% increase in tuition for in-state students, potentially raising the cost of public higher education in the state for the first time since lawmakers instituted a freeze on tuition more than a decade ago.
A Secret Weapon in Preventing the Next Pandemic: Fruit Bats
More than four dozen Jamaican fruit bats destined for a lab in Bozeman, Montana, are set to become part of an experiment with an ambitious goal: predicting the next global pandemic.
Navy Decompression Experiments at UW-Madison Come To an End
U.S. Navy experiments on animals have been canceled at UW-Madison following pressure from animal rights activists.
New State Plan Emphasizes Root Causes Behind Public Health Conditions and Outcomes
A new state plan to improve public health calls for addressing broad social and economic problems and emphasizes making institutions and social systems in Wisconsin fairer to everyone.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court Has an Open Seat. Here’s Who’s Running.
Four candidates so far have announced their campaigns for an open seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, an election that has huge implications for the state.