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Speaker Paul Ryan canceled a vote on the American Health Care Act Friday. The vote was planned for 2:30 P.M. (CT) after being delayed twice on Thursday. On Friday afternoon Ryan went to the White House to discuss dropping the GOP healthcare plan when it was evident the bill did not have enough votes to […]
Congressional Budget Office estimates 24 million people would lose their health insurance under Trumpcare. However that was before recent amendments by the Freedom Caucus made further cuts into Medicaid and Obamacare.
The 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival will be running from March 30 to April 6. We’ve got three writers leading the preview coverage for Tone Madison—Mark Riechers, Grant Phipps, and Chris Lay. Grant is also covering the festival a bit for the madison film site LakeFrontRow. As in years past, previewing the festival means choking down a lot […]
Farmer Heidi Accola of Roots & Shoots CSA, near Baraboo and Sauk Prairie, takes us into the sugar bush on her farm where she taps about 75 to 100 maple trees each spring. We learn the process of making maple syrup, from drilling holes for the taps and hanging the sap bags, to hauling the sap […]
24 million Americans will lose their health insurance under the new proposed health care law, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The new bill, proposed by Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump, is being dubbed Obamacare-light by critics on both sides of the aisle. Conservatives say it doesn’t eliminate the Affordable Care Act enough.While […]
When do we stop getting excited about science? How can we start again? Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine has local artist Rhea Ewing as our guest. Rhea talks with first-time producer Brett Schlough to discuss how we can use art as a tool to get us interested in science again. Their fine arts work encourages […]