MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is hashing out the final details of the next biennial budget before it is taken up by the full Assembly and Senate. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi tells Dylan Brogan how the state budget will affect Wisconsin’s 2nd largest county.
MADISON (WORT) — Last week–while being interviewed for a St. Louis talk radio program–Walker proclaimed his support for the state’s mandate on ultrasounds, stating that they are, “a cool thing.” Kristian Knutsen reports.
MADISON (WORT) — Students in Wisconsin could be required to pass a civics exam to graduate high school if a recently added provision to the biennial budget is approved. Cameron Bren and Dylan Brogan filed this report.
Isthmus contributor Jenny Peek writes about the quest for a better battery at the University of Wisconsin. WORT’s Dylan Brogan interviewed Peek at the UW Memorial Union.
MADISON (WORT) — A homeless day shelter in the Town of Madison has been scuttled by a court ruling. Patrick Waring has the story.
MADISON (WORT) — The GOP plan restores some of the funds for K-12 public education that were slated for a cut in Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal but also expands funding for Wisconsin’s private school voucher program.