US Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin quietly introduced an amendment to an unrelated Senate bill last week that some fear would open the door wider to discrimination against students with disabilities in Wisconsin.
The CEO of a local non-profit responds to claims made by a former employee who says she was fired for trying to help a Spanish-speaking family obtain interpretation services for an orthodontist visit.
As many struggle to make sense of the events surrounding the violent arrest of an 18-year-old black girl with no prior record at an east-side mall, others are saying police actions speak for themselves.
A non-profit organization that has been active in Madison for a century is facing criticism for terminating one of its workers after she attempted to assert her clients’ civil rights.
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is running for re-election. He speaks with WORT’s Darien Lamen about the allegations his opponent has been making against him, about restorative justice initiatives he’s been championing, and about his non-indictment decisions in over a dozen cases of officer-involved shootings.
A group of environmental activists is nearing the halfway point of a month-long trek across Wisconsin. Following Enbridge oil pipeline 61 from Walworth to Superior, the activists hope to raise awareness about the devastating effects of fossil fuel dependency, and engage local communities in discussion about sustainable energy alternatives.