MADISON (WORT) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as a political punching bag during her first campaign stop in Wisconsin. Walker was a convenient foil for Clinton to help demonstrate her focus on addressing income inequality.
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 […]
What do you think about public funding for the Milwaukee Bucks arena? Are there economic benefits? Do private owners deserve public funding? How is this any different from any other government loan? Today host Carousel Bayrd spoke with Sachin Chheda of Nation Consulting and Bob Connally of Common Ground.
Will Walker gain enough support to pass the budget? What does this mean for Wisconsin’s future? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear guest host Molly Stentz and Assistant News Director Dylan Brogan discuss the updates in the Wisconsin Budget.
MADISON (WORT) — In response to recent approval of fixed rate hikes, State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) is introducing legislation to overhaul the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. Cameron Bren reports.