Tim Slekar, Dean of Education at Edgewood College, calls in to discuss education funding announced in the latest state budget, the race for state Superintendent, and his own desire for $150,000 and a chauffeur.
The “Wisconsin Natural Resources” magazine has been published by the Department of Natural Resources for almost a century, and is funded without tax money. However, Governor Walker has proposed cutting the magazine to “narrow” the DNR’s focus. Former editor Natasha Kassulke joins Tony to discuss the goals of the magazine and the editorial constraints she […]
A new bill from Wisconsin Republicans would limit the ability of municipalities to use project labor agreements on major construction works. Democratic State Representative Tod Ohnstad of Kenosha talked with Tony about what project labor agreements are, and how they help municipalities and workers alike.
After President Trump signed an order banning immigrants and refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries from traveling to the U.S., many travelers were detained and thousands are left questioning their options. Karyn Rotker of the Wisconsin ACLU joined the Buzz to talk about what’s being done to protect immigrants and inform them of their rights.
President Trump and his team have made multiple false claims during their first week in the White House, digging in on assertions about inaugural crowd size and illegal voting. Chris Edelson, professor of government at American University, says these lies constitute a modern form of propaganda, and citizens need to take them very seriously. Chris […]
The Ringling Brothers Circus has announced its final performances will take place this May. However, in the show’s historic home of Baraboo, the legacy and energy of the circus is living on. Scott O’Donnell, executive director of the Circus World Museum, talks to Tony about Wisconsin’s circus history and what families can still experience.