Matthew Defour, state government reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, joined the July 13th Buzz to give us a summary of final changes to the biennial budget along with a brief look into Gov. Walker’s incipient presidential campaign.
What’s new in Wisconsin politics since the midterm elections? Are public assistance recipients going to be drug tested? Why is Mayor Soglin considering a budget veto? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
MADISON (WORT) — Despite the noticeable uptick in borrowing outlined in his 2015 Executive Capital Budget, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is now contemplating a veto of the entire budget because of future debt payments the city is slated to incur.
Thanks to a gubernatorial veto, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism will keep their offices on the U.W.-Madison campus and be able to continue their collaboration with the university. Executive director of the WCIJ Andy Hall joins the Buzz to discuss the controversial budget provision that would have evicted the organization from their offices and banned them from university affiliation.