Siri Carpenter, a Madison-based science writer, discusses what she describes as the “chilling effect” on discussion of topics like climate change and Walker’s cuts to science and environmental stewardship funds.
Will Walker gain enough support to pass the budget? What does this mean for Wisconsin’s future? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear guest host Molly Stentz and Assistant News Director Dylan Brogan discuss the updates in the Wisconsin Budget.
MADISON (WORT) — A bill to help Wisconsinites pay off their student loan debts is making the round at the Capitol. Dylan Brogan has the story.
WORT will broadcast Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne’s announcement live at 2:30 p.m. Listen at 89.9 fm or online at wortfm.org/listen-live/.
MADISON (WORT) — As more craft breweries continue to open and expand around the nation, a bipartisan group in Congress is seeking to boost the industry with a new tax break. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a vocal proponent of Wisconsin-made craft beer, is supporting this effort via the Small BREW Act. Kristian Knutsen reports.
MADISON (WORT) — Governor Scott Walker alerted the public late Friday night that he signed Wisconsin’s Uber bill into law. The law sets statewide regulations on transportation networking companies.