Monthly Archives: July 2013

PROFS Supports Changes to Legislative Redistricting

PROFS recently registered in support of Assembly Bill 185 and Senate Bill 163, legislation that would change the way the state draws legislative and congressional districts every ten years. The bills would shift the work of redistricting from the Legislature…

Falbo: Regents Leading Positive Change for UW System

Newly-elected University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents president Michael Falbo writes in today’s Racine Journal Times that the board will work together to offer clear goals for the university in the face of declining state funding and a push…

Regents to Meet Thursday and Friday

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will meet in Madison on Thursday and Friday, July 11 and 12. Livestream coverage of the two-day meeting is available¬†here. The regents will discuss the 2013-15 biennial budget and approve UW System’s…

PROFS Opposes Bill That Limits Scientific Research on Campus

PROFS has officially registered against Assembly Bill 224.¬†The bill, introduced by Representative Andre Jacque (R-Bellevue), would make it illegal to provide or use for experimentation fetal body parts. The proposal is similar to one opposed by PROFS last session, but…

PROFS to Participate in Forum on Impact of State Budget

Jack O’Meara, PROFS legislative representative, will participate in a campus forum on the impact of the state budget on UW System and UW-Madison. The WISCAPE forum will be held from 1:00 to 4:30 pm, Tuesday, July 16, in the Wisconsin…