Judge allows Republican Wis. recalls

We Are Wisconsin and other pro-union groups have filed a permit with the city to camp out on parts of Capitol Square from Saturday through June 20 during the Legislature’s budget session. A meeting was set Friday to work out details, the Journal Sentinel reports. The activists say their “Walkerville” will host speakers, musical performances…

UW System’s future unsure

During the debate, which was hosted by the Teaching Assistants’ Association, Chancellor Biddy Martin debated with UW System and United Council representatives to advocate the New Badger Partnership, saying the proposal would serve to preserve the campus’s status as an internationally dominant research university rather than damage the other system campuses. Opponents of the plan…

Martin, TAA debate NBP

The Teaching Assistant Association and United Council invited Chancellor Biddy Martin and 10 other University of Wisconsin affiliates to debate the controversial New Badger Partnership with them Tuesday. The TAA and UC denounced support of the NBP, including the proposal’s recent endorsements from the Wisconsin Business Council and UW-Madison’s Faculty Senate. Members of the TAA,…

Selkowe Campaign: Receives first union endorsement in race for 48th Assembly District

American Federation of Teachers Local 3220 (Teaching Assistants’ Association) Endorses Selkowe MADISON – Today, community leader Vicky Selkowe received the first union endorsement in the campaign to replace Joe Parisi as the State Representative in the 48th Assembly District. Parisi resigned from the Assembly on April 14, 2011 after his landslide election as Dane County…

UW System split battle wearing on Biddy

UW-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin looked out at the room of faculty and explained once again why she wants to break the state’s flagship university away from the University of Wisconsin System. But this time, she went off script. “If you feel like you can’t get behind this, you just need to let me know,” she…