March For Our Lives announces 50-mile march from Madison to Janesville


March For Our Lives has announced “50 Miles More”, a follow-up to the nationwide March 24 protests that will call for sensible gun reform. March For Our Lives is calling for Wisconsin students to march from Madison to Paul Ryan’s hometown of Janesville on March 25. Details for multiple Wisconsin cities can be found here.

Cory Booker joins Tammy Baldwin to meet with minority business leaders in Madison

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Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker were in Madison this weekend to meet with young African American professionals and business entrepreneurs. Their meeting focused on the importance of early voter engagement and voter turnout in the upcoming mid-term elections in Wisconsin. > ABC 27 Madison

Could the Resistance buoy Trump in the same way Madison protests helped Walker?


In reflecting on the angry chaos that erupted amid Walker’s Act 10 budget proposal and continued through the attempt to recall him in 2012, state Senator and Tammy Baldwin challenger Leah Vukmir thinks history suggests the efforts of Trump’s detractors may ultimately end up backfiring. > Washington Examiner

State activists gather at Capitol to fight for workers’ rights


Over 150 people converged on the Capitol Square Saturday for the Working People’s Day of Action, with protesters’ signs carrying slogans like “Stop the War on Workers” and “Unrig the System,” while some held banners for progressive groups like the International Socialist Organization and the Poor People’s Campaign. > Daily Cardinal

Bill would prohibit Wisconsin municipalities from enforcing local employment ordinances


The cities of Madison and Milwaukee are lobbying against a bill that would prohibit local governments from enforcing their own employment ordinances related to discrimination, hours, wages and benefits. Assembly lawmakers are set to hear public testimony on the proposal today. > Cap Times

Madison Rep. Terese Berceau not seeking re-election

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Democratic Rep. Terese Berceau confirmed Friday she won’t seek re-election in the fall, setting up a rare open seat for the Legislature on Madison’s West Side. (Wisconsin State Journal)  Dane County Supervisor Shelia Stubbs has announced that she will run for the seat. (Cap Times)

Holding Walker’s feet to the fire on his attack of Madison, Soglin


Aiming to smack down Madison Mayor Paul Soglin on the day he announced his run for governor, Gov. Scott Walker tweeted that in Madison, businesses have left and murders have gone up, and that Soglin’s at least partly to blame. Generally, the city is known for economic vitality and relative safety, so PolitiFact Wisconsin checks the claim.