articles tagged "Brian Standing"

Wisconsin Farmers Union Legislative Priorities

Monday, 4 February 2013 | buzz
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  Kara Slaughter, the Government Relations Director for the Wisconsin Farmers Union, joined Brian Standing in the studio today to talk about Wisconsin Farmers Union’s state legislative priorities. In the interview below Slaughter and Standing discuss Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative, Ag Development Diversification Program and Buy Local Buy Wisconsin.   more »

A Closer Look At The Iron Ore Of Northern Wisconsin

Monday, 28 January 2013 | buzz
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Thomas Evans of the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey gives us a scientific perspective as to what an open pit mine means for Wisconsin. more »

The Gateway Sculpture Tree

Monday, 28 January 2013 | buzz
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  Erika Koivunen, a self proclaimed junk junky, loves well…. junk. She has her own scrap yard in her back yard. Her neighbors love her, she claims, though we didn’t have a neighbor present to verify. She came by the studio today to talk about her most recent project. She is working with the Marquette Neighborhood Association to create a “gateway sculpture tree.” The “Gate Way Sculpture tree,” is going to be a large metal public art piece, to be located between Machinery Row and Gateway Mall.   Erika is currently looking for experienced welders to volunteer some of their time helping to finalize the public piece. Listen to the full interview below.     more »

Melissa Sargent And Her New Job With The Wisconsin Assembly

Monday, 14 January 2013 | buzz
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Melissa Sargent, newly elected from Dane County to the Wisconsin Assembly, spoke to Brian Standing by phone on Monday, January 14th. She talks about being a Democrat as a member of the minority party, new assembly rules passed (including dress code), and what she hopes to accomplish in the next two years. Listen to the interview here:       more »

Recent Citations Given To Protestors Spark Controversy Over First Amendment

Monday, 14 January 2013 | buzz
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Since former Marine, David Erwin, took over as chief of the Wisconsin Capitol Police, the capital police have issued over 118 citations to protesters inside the state capital. Wisconsin Attorney General, J.B. Van Hollen (R), believes that these citations are not in violation of the first amendment. In this interview, on January 14th 2012, Donald Downs, Professor of political science, law, and journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, speaks with Brian Standing about the attorney generals stance on these cases and what the constitutional implications could be.     more »

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