Ever since taking office five years ago, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has made it a priority to reform the state Department of Natural Resources. From his appointment of long-time DNR critic Cathy Stepp as department head, to steep budget cuts to science services staff, the Governor has sought to remake the nearly 100-year old agency […]
Professor Tim Yu, of UW Faculty Organizing for Change, joins Buzz host Jan Miyasaki to talk about Governor Walker’s proposed $300,000,000 cut in funding to the UW system and how the proposed conversion of the UW system to a public authority will effect governance and curriculum.
MADISON (WORT) — Many public employees were surprised to learn that Dane County Executive Joe Parisi will be terminating their union contracts for 2015 and 2016.
What are some of the real life effects of the Walker administration’s policies? How have they affected the middle class? Are the economic policies working or are they not working? Find out more on this edition of A Public Affair!
On Monday, July 29th Quentin Carpenter, Professor at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute, joined our host Brain Standing on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about wetlands. Quentin has not only taught both Wetland Ecology and Field Ecology for the past 18 years at the Nelson Institute, but also is the author of “The Wetland Restoration Handbook for Land Owners”.