Policy

A push to support trauma-informed programming for children continues in Wisconsin. Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley CEO Greg Lempke-Rochon discusses efforts in the state's northeastern region.
Hundreds of children in Wisconsin's child welfare and juvenile justice systems who have complex behavioral health needs are being sent for care to facilities outside of the state — as far away as New Hampshire and New Mexico.
A sweeping shift over the past few decades in the practice of behavioral health has come to be known as trauma-informed care, an approach adopted by dozens of counties and tribes in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin launched an industrial hemp pilot program in 2018 and now has more than 2,100 applications for licenses in 2019.
La Crosse County Division of Health Services director Jason Witt discusses what he describes as a child welfare crisis in Wisconsin. Issues related to the abuse of opioids and methamphetamine are contributing to costs, and local governments agencies are seeking more funding.
Most Americans are likely not very aware of the the United States' complex economic dependency on Taiwan. But when it comes to Wisconsin, the story quickly gets even more complicated.
Julio Gumeta came to Wisconsin when he was seven years old. Now, 17 years later, he wants to attend UW-Milwaukee but cannot afford the out-state-tuition rates that undocumented immigrants are required to pay.
Measles is back, and at a level not seen for a quarter-century, meaning a generation of healthcare workers have little experience with the disease.
Fishing is an enduring pastime in Wisconsin. Who is out on the water is changing, however, as is the total number of anglers in the state.
As of early 2019, 33 states have passed laws for legal medicinal use and 10 states have legalized recreational use. Suzie Kazar, a student journalist with the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, discusses how Wisconsin compares with the rest of the United States.