With the state cutting funding to the UW system and the restructuring of the tenure system, APA asked, “What are the effects?” On Friday, the Faculty Council of Senators of the University of Wisconsin Colleges became the latest institution to endorse a resolution of no confidence in UW System President Ray Cross and the Board […]
Throughout history, war and combat have been linked to physical and psychological trauma. Today Patty talks with veteran Jason Miller on post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD. Jason Miller is a former Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician (EOD) and served three combat tours in Iraq. He has written about his experiences in a book titled “The Coffin.” […]
Today Patty Peltekos talks with Larry Lynch, a hydrogeologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to discuss water quantity issues in the state. Wisconsin is facing questions about water use. The high-capacity wells used by the concentrated animal feedlot operations (CAFOs), potato and vegetable growers, and frac-sand mines, among others, are pumping out plenty […]
With the Wisconsin Primary coming up, today’s guest is Andrea Kaminski of the League of Women Voters to talk about the primary election and redistricting. The League of Women Voters is a citizens’ organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives. Formed […]
What is the Farmer Veteran Coalition? What services do they provide for veterans? Today Patty Pelktekos talks with Ryan Erisman, from the Farmer Veteran Coalition, on the organization and their efforts to mobilize vets to feed America. Ryan Erisman is a veteran and farmer. He served ten years in the U.S. Marine Corps, leaving as a Major […]
Today on A Public Affair, Patty Peltekos talks with Kermit Hovey and Marybeth Elliot from 350 Madison, a grassroots citizens group, about the Enbridge pipeline expansion.