Sick days perk for Wisconsin lawmakers targeted

Members of the state Senate and Assembly currently receive about 10.5 sick days per year. Unused days accumulate and upon retirement convert to a credit that can be used to pay for the state’s retiree group health insurance premium.

Dane County, zoo group must pay $2.8M to settle lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a former UW–Madison researcher who accused Vilas Zoo Director Ronda Schwetz of sexually assaulting him during a 2018 work trip to Seattle and later retaliating against him for reporting it.