referendum

$26 million MMSD referendum overwhelmingly passes

School board member Hughes: Referendum passing is 'gratifying'

A $26 million referendum for the Madison Metropolitan School District passed overwhelmingly Tuesday night, leading the way for the district to move forward with programs to close the achievement gap and increase high school graduation rates.

$90M Sun Prairie referendum would add 2 new elementary schools

District put forth referendum in response to overcrowding issues

On Nov. 8, voters in the Sun Prairie School District will vote whether to approve a two-part referendum designed primarily to fund the construction and staffing of two new elementary schools.

Dodgeville voters say no to $48 million referendum

District officials hope new ideas will come from community

Several big referendums were on ballots across the state Tuesday, and while Oregon and Waunakee residents approved theirs, Dodgeville voters rejected theirs.

Janesville residents to vote on $1.2 million road referendum

Referendum would increase taxes by $36.82 for homeowner with $120,000 home

Bumpy roads and broken pavement have become the new normal for the city of Janesville. But with 300 miles of roadways and 10 percent of them in failing condition, city officials say it's time for a change.

Referendum asks about Badger Care funding

Dane County latest to add advisory measure to ballot

County boards in Dane and La Crosse counties are the latest to add an advisory measure to the November ballot regarding the funding of BadgerCare.

Group wants referendums on city deals with developers

Referendum would appear on November ballot

A group calling itself Citizens Against Subsidized Hotels is planning to collect signatures to call for a referendum on a change that would require Madison voters to approve large city loans for developers.

Baraboo, Sauk Prairie referendums pass

Referendums fund projects to improve, build school buildings

Sauk County voters in Baraboo and Sauk Prairie were asked to approve school-improvement referendums Tuesday.

'Yes' vote on Tuesday's referendum is vote for better government

It isn't always the case that we get a ready-made, bonus motivational tool to get residents to consider voting in the Spring election which, by the way, is Tuesday. But in addition to the by now familiar refrain of how important local elections are, especially school boards – think about it for a minute – Tuesday's election is also an opportunity for voters to be heard on arguably the most important issue of electoral democracy, good government and fair play facing this state right now – redistricting reform.

Voters to decide $30 million referendum for school overcrowding

Referendum would build new high school, remodel old building

Voters will decide on April 1 what classrooms in the Wisconsin Dells School District will look like. School administrators know what the classrooms look like now and they want better for their students.

Renovations nearly complete on 3 Beloit schools

Pending land agreement delays unnamed intermediate school's finish

The Beloit School District is preparing to celebrate the reopening of three newly renovated schools. The renovations were a part of a $70 million referendum.

Committee considers recall amendment

Republicans want to allow recalls for felony or ethics violations

Republicans are bringing a proposal to amend the Wisconsin Constitution to permit recalls of elected officials only if they've been charged with a felony or accused of an ethics violation to the Assembly's elections committee.