Steven Elbow joined The Capital Times in 1999 and has covered law enforcement in addition to city, county and state government. He has also worked for the Portage Daily Register and has written for the Isthmus weekly newspaper in Madison.
About 670,000 families are eligible for the credit.
The Economic Policy Institute compares similar states, differing politics.
The lawyer for a Madison officer who suffered a career-ending injury said three other officers may have been attacked.
The event is an effort by Safe Communities of Madison and Dane County.
The facility at the Dane County Landfill is expected to generate millions of dollars a year.
The center cited Earlise C. Ward's work in the African American community as a key factor in her hiring.
A panel addressed the lack of diversity in the local tech sector and how that can change.