Peng Her, from the Dream Up Wisconsin Initiative, talks about the new program soliciting proposals with the goal to increase the earning power for Dane County’s economically underprivileged families by 10%. Initial proposals are due by August 29th.
In the continuing interviews about Madison’s sister-cities, Jan talks with Charles James and Elizabeth Kunze about the Madison-Freiburg sister city project, which was “officially” proclaimed in 1988, but unofficially began in the 1960’s with the UW German Language Department.
Solar energy is certainly cheap once you get it up and running, but those initial installation costs are a significant hurdle. The City of Madison’s RENEW program can help. WORT’s Wisconsin Energy Broadcast host Heather Allen speaks to Jane McCurry and Sam Dunaiski from RENEW Wisconsin.
Here are two news headlines, about a year apart, in two different U.S. cities. Here’s the first: “Suspect charged with capital murder in death of 6 children, 2 adults.” Here’s the second: “Officer who killed family had dark side, struggled since childhood.” Can you guess which one describes a white suspect, and which one describes […]
In 2018, the Wisconsin partisan primary falls on August 14th. Political cynics, or, if you prefer, political realists, have noted that if you wanted to make it difficult for college students to vote, you couldn’t pick a better date than the day tens of thousands of University of Wisconsin students are homeless. Every year, on […]
Tony Castañeda speaks with journalist Dan Kaufman, who’s reported on Wisconsin’s recent political changes for The New York Times and The New Yorker. His new book The Fall Of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest Of A Progressive Bastion And The Future Of American Politics gives a deep political history of state, from the formation of the […]