MADISON (WORT) — As more craft breweries continue to open and expand around the nation, a bipartisan group in Congress is seeking to boost the industry with a new tax break. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a vocal proponent of Wisconsin-made craft beer, is supporting this effort via the Small BREW Act. Kristian Knutsen reports.
Tonight’s show is about pollination and the wild and managed pollinators that provide this important ecosystem service. Our producer and host is Kaitlin Stack Whitney and our show was engineered by Dennis Shaffer.
Our guests are Dr. Christina Locke, a postdoctoral researcher, and Kiley Friedrich, a graduate student – both in the entomology department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
MADISON (WORT) — The new revenue projections from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau won’t be the fiscal lifeline Republicans were banking on.
MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Finance Committee voted this week to strip Dane County of its ability to advise the Department of Natural Resources on water quality management within the county. Bekah Wilce has the story.
MADISON (WORT) — Earlier this year, the office of Governor Scott Walker moved to remove language regarding the Wisconsin Idea. Facing an squall of opposition, the governor restored the language, but it looks like the UW Board of Regents is taking another step to protect the concept. Kristian Knutsen reports.
MADISON (WORT) — Jenna Ryon and Anna Williams talk about a new pulsar discovered by high school students.