Dee Hall says that she thought marijuana legalization was a sleepy topic when she came up with the assignment for her University of Wisconsin-Madison investigative journalism class. However, they found […]
Lead Pipes Threaten Wisconsin’s Drinking Water
(WORT) — The latest story from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s Failure at the Faucet series focuses on lead contamination in our drinking water. Dylan Brogan gets the details from Wisconsin Center for Investigative Center Managing Editor Dee J. Hall.
Will Wisconsin Ban Exotic Pets?
Wisconsin is one of five states that place no restrictions on having wild animals as pets. That could soon change with a new law winding its way through the State Capitol. Senate Bill 241 and Assembly Bill 333 would ban the breeding, sale and ownership of certain “dangerous” exotic animals in Wisconsin in some – but not all – instances.
Gov. Walker Retreats from Open Records Law Changes
Hit with an avalanche of criticism from across Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislative leaders have agreed to remove language from the state budget that would have gutted the state’s open records law. Dee Hall of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has the details.