State Senate passes school safety bill with slight changes, no gun-control measures


The Senate passed a $100 million school safety bill Tuesday that ducked calls by Democrats, students and advocacy groups for gun regulations in the wake of last month’s Florida school shooting. > Wisconsin State Journal

Johnson talks school safety, Trump’s tariffs plan

In an exclusive interview with CBS 58 Milwaukee, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson discussed school safety, saying he’s supportive of arming specific teachers, and addressed President Trump’s tariffs plan which is set to go into effect on Friday. You can watch the interview here.

Despite potential roadblocks, Darling confident school safety, Lincoln Hills bills will pass

The state Senate has a lot on its to-do list before the session ends, including Gov. Walker’s school safety package, a solution for Lincoln Hills and a $100 child tax credit. Though there’s disagreement between the Senate and Assembly, Sen. Alberta Darling professed no doubts it will all get done. > Cap Times

Madison student organizers of district-wide walkout ‘don’t plan on slowing down’

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The Cap Times followed up with two of the 11 students who organized Wednesday’s district-wide walkout on gun control, who said they “definitely don’t plan on slowing down”, and won’t be satisfied until they see legislative change.

Walker poses $100M school safety plan to lawmakers, but avoids gun measures


Gov. Scott Walker has called on lawmakers to take up a $100 million package aimed at providing more security in school buildings across Wisconsin. But the plan doesn’t call for imposing stricter controls on gun ownership as Democrats have called for, or for arming teachers as some Republicans have urged. > Wisconsin State Journal

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.

Thousands of Wisconsin students march in support of gun control and safer schools


Students across the state participated Wednesday in the National School Walkout, joining peers from thousands of U.S. school districts to demand tighter gun control and school security. See Wisconsin Public Radio for coverage of walkouts around the state, and the Cap Times for a focus on the Madison area students who converged on the Capitol.