As part of our monthly partnership with the fine folks over at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Managing Editor Dee Hall spoke with Brian Standing about the latest in the open records debacle, more trouble with businesses who received WEDC loans, and new information regarding the now-closed John Doe probe.
If you look hard enough, you can find a slew of local artists and other creative individuals who are regularly putting their talents toward community enrichment in the Madison area. But to make them easier to find, we at the Monday Buzz feature a monthly segment in partnership with The Bubbler at Madison Public Library. […]
When Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced the ten-year, $100 million Breakthrough Listen initiative, some referred to it as the largest and most comprehensive step towards discovering extraterrestrial intelligence in human history. The unprecedented level of funding will give scientists thousands of hours of use on two major radio telescopes, which were previously devoted to the […]
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.