The primary election for Fitchburg’s city council is next Tuesday, February 18th. Starting today, WORT sits down with each of the three candidates who will appear on the primary ballot. Today, producer Shaun Soman speaks with Marc Jones. Jones ran two years ago, but ultimately did not win the seat as Janell Rice was elected […]
Last month, the City of Madison’s common council advanced an ordinance that would place tighter regulations on short-term tourist rentals like Airbnb operations. Part of that ordinance would have required short-term rental operators to “identify all guests and provide for the make, model, and license plate number” of any car associated with said guests. But, […]
Last week, the UW Board of Regents approved policy changes allowing UW System campuses to sell the naming rights of their buildings to businesses and other outside organizations. Earlier today, WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with Tom O’Guinn, a professor of marketing at UW-Madison, about the changes.
Last month, the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau projected that Wisconsin would have a budget surplus of nearly $452 million by the end of 2021. While Republicans have repeatedly called for cutting taxes and returning that surplus to Wisconsin taxpayers, Governor Tony Evers signed an executive order earlier today calling on lawmakers to “recommit to two-thirds […]
Wayne Strong is running for Seat 7 on the Madison Metropolitan School District’s Board of Education. Strong will be running against incumbent Nicki Vander Meulen on April 7th. WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with Strong about his campaign for the school board earlier today.
Savion Castro was appointed to the Madison Metro School District Seat 2 last year. Now, Castro is running for the remainder of the term in a special election this spring. Speaking with WORT producer Shaun Soman earlier this week, Castro shared his current work helping students in the district, and some of his priorities for […]