People / Policy

Debra Pyka did not know the true risks of football when she decided to allow her three sons to play youth tackle football.
At 6 feet tall and 195 pounds, Tony Megna was considered too small to be a college football linebacker. Megna was determined, though, to play for the University of Wisconsin-Madison squad.
Journalist Dan Egan and political economist Jenny Kehl take Steve Paulson through the finer points of the politics of water in the Great Lakes.
Wisconsin's latest battle over landlord-tenant relations has crucial implications for people enduring abusive relationships.
Supporting one high-profile Great Lakes diversion and opposing another might seem contradictory, but UW-Parkside geosciences professor John Skalbeck clearly sees no tension in his positions.
How much of an impact have tax cuts had on individual Wisconsinites — and whom?
Community members and advocacy groups opposing the bid by Foxconn and the city of Racine for Lake Michigan water are zeroing on a specific issue: The request amounts to a water utility sourcing the Great Lakes almost entirely for the use of one private company.
A 50-mile march from Madison to Janesville intentionally sought to emulate the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s, and the 54-mile marches in Alabama from Selma to Montgomery.
Cities and businesses seeking to access Great Lakes waters often emphasize how minuscule their water use would be compared to even the supply of just one of the individual lakes.
When you have a small school district and a limited budget, it comes down to choices, according to Kickapoo Area School District district administrator Doug Olsen.