Global warming is already affecting life here in the Great Lakes region. From dealing with the effects of extreme weather events to its ongoing impacts on farming, people are learning to deal with a changing climate. A new study from the Environmental Law and Policy Center bolsters the science we have on the impact of […]
The Overture Center is ending its sponsorship of several popular East Side festivals this year, including Fete de Marquette. Festival organizers say the shows will go on, but are looking for additional support. The Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center runs Fete de Marquette, and is also involved in Orton Park Fest and Waterfront. Wil-Mar Center Executive Director […]
Former east side alder Satya Rhodes-Conway beat Mayor Paul Soglin by a margin of over 20 percent, and more than 18,000 votes. Rhodes-Conway will become Madison’s first openly gay mayor when she’s inaugurated later this month. She’s currently the managing director of the Mayors Innovation Project, a think tank housed at UW-Madison that gives advice to […]
It’s been six months since ICE arrested more than 80 people around the state. And US Rep. Mark Pocan has waited almost as long to hear any information from the immigration enforcement agency. About two thirds of the documents ICE handed over to Pocan are blank. ICE says those pages are all exempt from the […]
To hear more about what Governor Tony Evers is hoping to accomplish this budget season, Producer Nina Kravinsky sat down with Wisconsin Budget Project’s Tamarine Cornelius.
Governor Tony Evers is set to deliver his proposal for the state budget on Thursday, and he says it will increase transparency and accountability at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). The state’s jobs agency which has faced controversy since its creation. Evers also plans to freeze enrollment in private voucher schools in his budget […]