According to a report by advocacy group Smart Growth America, between 2009 and 2011, Wisconsin spent 39 percent of its highway budget on road repair versus 61 percent on road expansion, thus adding to its backlog of roads requiring future maintenance. Nowhere does this imbalance manifest itself more than in the Milwaukee metropolitan area, where […]
Adult students, who often come from lower-income backgrounds or have faced some other form of adversity, get a chance to jumpstart their educations by earning six credits in the humanities at UW-Madison, completely free of charge.
Another development in the story of Greece’s struggle with foreign debt came last week when the European Commission issued the nation a €7.16bn bridge loan to avoid defaulting on its repayment obligations.
A new music and arts festival set on 20 acres of farmland along the Chippewa River in Northwestern Wisconsin kicks off this Friday.
Matthew Defour, state government reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, joined the July 13th Buzz to give us a summary of final changes to the biennial budget along with a brief look into Gov. Walker’s incipient presidential campaign.
Mark Wilson and Conner Wild are in the unique position of witnessing the struggles of homelessness first-hand on a day-to-day basis. But they also possess the will and the drive to do something about it.