articles tagged "Center for Investigative Journalism"

Governor Walker Reverses Course on Money for Disabled Workers

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 | buzz
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As any high-speed rail enthusiast will tell you, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker holds a legendary disdain for federal funding. Recently, however, the governor has reversed course one such federal funding stream: aid for vocational training and rehabilitation for disabled workers. Last month, Walker announced that he would support SB 274, a bill introduced into the State Senate by Democrat Jennifer Schilling. SB 274 would increase state spending on the disabled by three point nine million dollars to leverage an additional fourteen million dollars in federal funding. Tegan Wendland from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism joined host Brian Standing on October 7, 2013 with the latest on the governor’s turnaround. more »

Common Core Under Fire

Monday, 16 September 2013 | buzz
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The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization has the motto “Protect the vulnerable. Expose wrongdoing. Seek solutions to problems.” Each month, we check in with the Center for Investigative Journalism for the latest happening in the state. Reporter Nora Hertel joined host Brian Standing to talk about Wisconsin’s public education Common Core curriculum. more »

Wisconsin’s Cold Case Squad

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 | buzz
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On the Monday, August 5th Buzz, WI Center for Investigative Journalism reporter Matt Barnidge gives Buzz listeners a preview of his report on the Wisconsin Association of Homicide Investigations’ Cold Case Squad. more »

UW Emergency Text Alert System Just Kind Of Effective

Monday, 6 May 2013 | buzz
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      The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Rory Linnane, explains why the U-W’s emergency alert system doesn’t work for everyone.       more »

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