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.
A federal court recently ruled that Wisconsin’s legislative map, drawn in 2011, was unconstitutional and created to favor the Republican party. Both sides in the lawsuit are awaiting word on whether the maps are to be redrawn immediately or if an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court will come first. Former state senator Tim Cullen […]
It’s been an eventful year on the state and national political scene. Matt Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign joins Tony to offer his thoughts on the best and worst of 2016 and what’s ahead for next year.