Our Top Story this week: Robert Chappell of Madison 365 breaks the news that CEO Michael Johnson is leaving the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County to head the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
In Politics, on Tuesday, May 15, there was a talk titled “Citizens’ Public Hearing on Fair Maps” in Madison, co-chaired by former Senate Majority Leaders Tim Cullen (a Democrat) and Dale Schultz (a Republican). The event is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Common Cause Wisconsin, the Fair Elections Project, and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Tuesday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Fellowship Hall), 203 Wisconsin Avenue, Madison.
Matt Defour @WSJMattD4 of the Wisconsin State Journal previews what is likely to be a hotly contested primary for the Westside Assembly district being vacated by longtime state representative Terese Berceau.
In Education the Cap Times’ Amber C. Walker assesses the response of some Leopold School parents to the replacement of popular principal Karine Sloan.
In this week’s Environment, Denise Thornton and Doug Hansman of the Isthmus explain how the emerald ash borer is attacking Madison’s urban canopy,
In the Economy and Development, hard working Abby Becker of the Cap Times explains what’s going on with the Judge Doyle project downtown.
Judy Newman @jnewmanWSJ of the Wisconsin State Journal covers a large new Mayo clinic contract for medical software giant Epic.
In other Opinion, Citizen Dave Cieslewicz @DaveCieslewicz in the Isthmus imagines what Abe Lincoln might do about the confederate monuments.
And as always, check out the site of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism for in-depth news from around the state.