Kathleen Marsh, of POWRS (Protect Our Wisconsin Security), joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about a provision of Motion 999 that would have made the state board, responsible for assessing the Wisconsin Retirement System for public employees, a body entirely of legislators, politicizing the board.
Tod Ohnstad, State Representative from Kenosha, joins Tony Castaneda to talk about the passage of the State’s budget.
Tim Slekar, Dean of Education at Edgewood College, joins Thursday Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about the state of public education in Wisconsin and the effects further cuts will have on it.
Melissa Smith of Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf and Jon Thundercloud of the Ho-Chunk Nation discuss the Wolf and Wildlife Conservation and Coexistence Initiative Conference to be held July 15-16 at the Ho-Chunk Convention Center in Baraboo. Conference information is available from Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf.
Vice President of Support Our Schools (SOS) Wauwatosa and President of the Wauwatosa common council, Dennis McBride joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about cuts to public education while voucher and charter schools see additional state funding under the current administration.
Dean Loumos, executive director of Housing Initiatives, joins Buzz host Tony Castaneda by phone to talk about a golf outing to be held June 28th, from 12-9pm, that will benefit homeless veterans in Madison.