MADISON (WORT) — In a surprising move this week by the Joint Finance Committee, state lawmakers added a budget provision that will take away the City of Madison’s ability to control how revenue from hotel room tax revenues are spent. Dylan Brogan has the story.
MADISON (WORT) — A new bill introduced into the Wisconsin Senate would make it easier for hard cider producers to share samples of their product. Patrick Waring has the story.
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.
June is peak tornado season in Wisconsin. Scientists and engineers in the state have been in the forefront of tornado prediction and protection. On average 65 people die in tornadoes in the U.S. every year. Jim Carrier looks at how tornadoes form in the Great Plains, how satellite imagery has improved the warning time to […]
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) — University of Wisconsin Astronomy students Jenna Ryon and Arthur Eigenbrodt are live in the studio to talk about a gaseous halo around the Andromeda galaxy.